via press release:
TLC's "" RETURNS FOR A 9th SEASON
(New York, NY) TLC'sreturns with more life-changing makeovers as the network announces that the hit series has been renewed for a 9th season. Each week, TLC resident fashion experts Stacy London and Clinton Kelly face an assortment of fashionably challenged contributors, providing them with invaluable fashion advice and life-changing transformations, inside and out. Season 9 is scheduled to premiere in August 2011. The network has ordered 26 episodes. Season 8 premiere episodes achieved an average of 1.2 million P2+ viewers.
is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions for TLC.
TLC's innovative docu-series and reality-based programming include favorites Jon &, , , , , , and . TLC added to its menu of programming with and Ultimate Cake Off, and continues to expand into the food genre. TLC's daytime lineup includes the Emmy Award-winning A Baby Story. The channel is available in more than 98 million homes in the US, nearly 8 million homes in Canada and through the website at www.tlc.com. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 170 countries.
About BBC Worldwide Productions:
BBC Worldwide is the main commercial arm and wholly-owned subsidiary of British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC). In the U.S., BBC Worldwide Productions, one of BBC Worldwide's seven core businesses, is based in Los Angeles and New York. It is responsible for the smash hitand develops scripted and non-scripted projects for U.S. cable and broadcast networks. BBC Worldwide Productions will premiere the 10th season of this month on ABC.