TLC's HIT SERIES "I AM JAZZ" RENEWED FOR A SIXTH SEASON
-- Season 5 Posted Series-Best Ratings Among W25-54/18-49 --
(New York, NY) - TLC today announced that it has renewed its hit series I AM JAZZ for a sixth season, slated to air in 2020. The groundbreaking series recently wrapped an emotional fifth season with its highest ratings to date among key W25-54/18-49 demos and averaged 1.4M total viewers, its second highest delivery in series history.
"Jazz is the quintessential example of living authentically and embracing one's true self and that is what TLC seeks to celebrate in all of our programming," said Howard Lee, President and GM, TLC. "Jazz's story has inspired viewers across America, and never more so than this past year during the most important moment of her life. We are proud that Jazz and her family have allowed TLC to follow along on her journey and we look forward with great excitement to sharing the next chapter of her life with our devoted audience."
The GLAAD Award-winning series I AM JAZZ follows transgender teen advocate Jazz Jennings as she navigates life's ups and downs alongside her close-knit and supportive family. This season, Jazz allowed cameras to document the biggest, most personal event of her life - gender confirmation surgery. Viewers also witnessed other major milestones, including Jazz's first prom, her 18th birthday and her first serious boyfriend.
Fans can watch past seasons of "I Am Jazz" on TLC GO. Join the conversation on social media by using #IAmJazz, 'Like' the show on Facebook, follow TLC on Instagram & Twitter.
I AM JAZZ is produced by This is Just a Test for TLC.
Offering remarkable real-life stories without judgment, TLC shares everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations and life's milestone moments. TLC is a top 10 network across key female demos.
TLC is a global brand available in more than 86 million homes in the US and 279 million households around the world. Viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through TLC GO - the network's TVE offering featuring live and on demand access to complete seasons. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites and exclusive original video content. Fans can also interact with TLC on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Pinterest. TLC is part of Discovery (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), reaching 3 billion cumulative viewers in more than 220 countries and territories to satisfy curiosity and captivate superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids content brands.