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[10/15/13 - 11:10 AM]
TLC's "Best Funeral Ever" Will Now Premiere on Monday, December 2nd at 10/9c
The seven-episode series was previously slated to premiere on Wednesday, October 23 at 10:00/9:00c.

[09/27/13 - 10:03 AM]
TLC Parties with the Dearly Departed - New Series "Best Funeral Ever" Premieres Wednesday, October 23rd at 10/9c
Earlier this year, TLC introduced viewers to the Dallas-based Golden Gate Funeral Home where John Beckwith Jr. and his staff organize the most unique funerals in the country.

[04/04/13 - 09:34 AM]
TLC's Slate of 2013-14 Programming Opens Doors to the Remarkable and Relatable
Newcomers include the series version of its much-ballyhooed special "Best Funeral Ever" as well as "Breaking Amish: Brave New World."

[12/17/12 - 11:29 PM]
Development Update: Monday, December 17
Updates include: Discovery cancels "American Guns"; Steve Harris joins TNT's "Legends"; and Michael Ian Black to topline ABC's "You're Not Doing It Right."

[12/13/12 - 01:35 PM]
TLC Parties with the Dearly Departed in the One-Hour Special "Best Funeral Ever," Airing Wednesday, December 26th at 8/7c
Said effort "goes inside the Dallas-based Golden Gate Funeral Home where John Beckwith Jr. and his staff organize the most unique ceremonies in the country."







BEST FUNERAL EVER (TLC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/6/13 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (8 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from TLC's press release, October 2013) For most of us, death is a time to mourn and shed tears for the departed. For others, it's a time to honor their loved ones and celebrate the life through services that reinvent the traditional funeral. Earlier this year, TLC introduced viewers to the Dallas-based Golden Gate Funeral Home where John Beckwith Jr. and his staff organize the most unique funerals in the country, called home-going celebrations. The premiere of TLC's BEST FUNERAL EVER became a pop culture phenomenon and a trending topic on twitter. The pilot averaged 1.5M P2+ viewers and ranked #2 among all ad-supported cable in its Sunday 10-11pm time period among W18-34. No expense is spared as Beckwith and his team creates memories that will last forever. Starting with the deceased's occupation or passion in life, the Golden Gate staff works with the families to create a central theme for a memorial and then elevates it to an unforgettable party. The end goal is to create a celebration as unique as the person they loved with an equally unique party.
CREW INFORMATION:
· no information is available
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Park Slope Productions