[08/01/13 - 10:37 AM]
"Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas" Renewed for a Second Season After Helping to Make WE tv the #1 Women's Network for Young Women on Friday Nights This Summer
WE tv has ordered 10 episodes to premiere in early 2014.

[via press release from WE tv]


NEW YORK, NY - August 1, 2013 - Just days after the completion of a successful first season, WE tv has given a second season greenlight to its hit summer series Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas. Produced by Thinkfactory Media, in cooperation with September Films, Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas pairs five previous Bridezillas and their husbands together in a single house to undergo intense couples counseling to try to save their marriages. WE tv has ordered 10 episodes to premiere in early 2014. Production begins in the fall.

"This has been a strong summer for WE tv, with solid ratings growth largely driven by Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas, which has really resonated with viewers," said Kim Martin, president and general manager of WE tv. "We are excited to build on this momentum with an order for a second season of this popular show, which helped make WE tv the number one women's network for young women on Friday nights this summer."

The Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas season one finale last Friday night delivered 837,000 total viewers, 395,000 women 18-49 and 340,000 women 25-54.[i] The show demonstrated steady growth across its first season, with finale ratings up an impressive +46% from the 572,000 total viewers of the premiere. The full season reached nearly 6.4 million total viewers.[ii]

The success of the new series helped make WE tv the #1 women's network on Friday nights among W18-49 and W18-34, and helped lead the network to deliver its best-ever second quarter in primetime, growing +28% among W25-54 and +27% among W18-49 over second quarter 2012.[iii] The show also generated strong social media activity throughout the season, ranking #1 on Bluefin for new episodes in primetime reality cable on Friday nights. On average the show ranked #5 on Trendrr throughout the entire season.

Throughout Marriage Boot Camp: Bridezillas, couples whose marriages are on a path to destruction undergo a two-week boot camp run by husband and wife counseling team, Jim and Elizabeth Carroll. During this intensive program, the counselors go head to head with the bridezillas and their mates, putting them through a progressive series of strategic exercises and drills designed to get at the root of what's destroying their marriages and whether they can find peace and happiness together.

The executive producers for Thinkfactory Media are Adam Freeman, Adam Reed, Moriah Muse and Leslie Greif. Suzanne Murch is the executive producer for WE tv. Senior Vice President of Original Production and Development, Lauren Gellert, is the executive in charge of production for WE tv.

About WE tv

WE tv (www.wetv.com) is the women's network that showcases and celebrates modern women who are bold, independent and taking control of their lives. Whether they are celebrities like Joan Rivers or Toni Braxton, or everyday women, their stories are as relatable as they are entertaining. WE tv's popular slate of fresh and modern unscripted original series includes the hit shows Braxton Family Values, Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? and Mary Mary, among others. The network will debut its first scripted series in 2014. Audiences connect to WE tv online, on demand and via social media. WE tv is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and is available in over 83 million homes on every major cable, satellite and telco provider.

  [august 2013]  


[10/25/16 - 10:01 AM]
History's New Military Drama Series "Six" Premieres Wednesday, January 18 at 10PM ET/PT
The eight episode first season follows members of Navy SEAL Team Six, modern American warriors, whose covert mission to eliminate a Taliban leader in Afghanistan goes awry when they uncover a U.S. citizen working with terrorists.

[10/25/16 - 08:48 AM]
Bravo Media Goes Behind the Scenes of the Ultra Exclusive "Timber Creek Lodge" Premiering Monday, December 5 at 10PM ET/PT
It's all work and a lot of play at "Timber Creek Lodge," where viewers will go behind the doors of a five-star mountain retreat to see the on-and-off duty shenanigans of the resort staff working around the clock to provide the ultimate vacation experience.

[10/25/16 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Oy with the Poodles Already! Netflix's "Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" Trailer Is Here!
"Gilmore Girls: A Year in the Life" launches Friday, November 25, everywhere that Netflix is available.

[10/25/16 - 07:31 AM]
BBC America Confirms Casting for Final Season of "Orphan Black"
Returning guest stars include Evelyne Brochu, Calwyn Shurgold and James Frain.

[10/25/16 - 07:10 AM]
The CW Network and Tough Mudder to Launch New Multi-Platform Series to Debut on CW Seed and The CW in 2017
Episodes one through five will debut on CW Seed, The CW's digital network.

[10/25/16 - 04:31 AM]
The Ringing of the (Door) Bells - Why Netflix Pausing Surges on Halloween Night and Peaks at 7:29 p.m.
Today, the crack team of Netflix data scientists in the Candy and Confections Division announced that pause rates across the country increase up to 30 percent during trick-or-treating.

[10/24/16 - 02:45 PM]
"Frozen," Walt Disney Animation Studios' Blockbuster Film, Makes Its Network Broadcast Premiere on ABC This Holiday Season
Look for "The Making of Frozen: A Return to Arendelle" that same night, Sunday, December 11 on the Alphabet.

[10/24/16 - 02:19 PM]
Video: MTV's "Sweet/Vicious" First Look Promos!
MTV's new series starring Eliza Bennett and Taylor Dearden and created by Jennifer Kaytin Robinson premieres November 15.

[10/24/16 - 01:21 PM]
TLC & Discovery Family to Premiere "Unichef: Uniting Through Food" on Thursday, November 17
The special will premiere at 7/6c on TLC followed by an encore presentation at 9/8c on Discovery Family Channel.

[10/24/16 - 01:20 PM]
Louis C.K., Ryan Reynolds, Tracy Morgan and More Join the Guest List as TBS's "Conan" Heads to New York for a Week of Shows
It will also continue O'Brien's string of innovative road show broadcasts from cities across the United States and around the globe.

[10/24/16 - 12:38 PM]
Food Network Gets Festive for the Holidays with the Return of "Cake Wars: Christmas"
Jonathan Bennett hosts the six hour-long episodes filled with the most over-the-top Christmas cake confections ever seen.

[10/24/16 - 11:21 AM]
Hallmark Movies & Mysteries' "Most Wonderful Movies of Christmas" 2016 Original Movie Premieres
"Love Always, Santa" will kick things off Sunday, November 6 on the cable channel.

[10/24/16 - 11:15 AM]
National Geographic Channel Announces Unprecedented and Historic Global Release of "Before the Flood"
"In our minds, there is no more important story to tell, no more important issue facing our planet than that of climate change," said Courteney Monroe.

[10/24/16 - 10:26 AM]
"Underfire: The Untold Story of PFC. Tony Vaccaro," Recounting the Life of a WWII Combat Infantryman and War Photographer, Debuts Nov. 14 on HBO
The film chronicles the life and vision of this remarkable man, exploring how photography defines the way the public perceives armed conflict, and revealing the sheer difficulty of survival while taking photos in a war zone.

[10/24/16 - 10:26 AM]
The CW Orders New Seasons of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," "Penn & Teller: Fool Us," and "Masters of Illusion" for Summer 2017
The new seasons of these series will return as part of The CW's 2017 Summer schedule, with dates and times to be announced later.