via press release:
WE TV INCREASES SEASON TWO EPISODE ORDER OF HIT ORIGINAL SERIES
“BRAXTON FAMILY VALUES”
Series Premieres in November 2011
NEW YORK, NY, July 12, 2011 –WE tv announced today that it has ordered an additional six episodes for season two of the network’s hit original series, “Braxton Family Values” for a total of 19 one-hour shows. Additionally, given viewer feedback and buzz around the series, WE tv has pushed up the premiere date from 2012 to Tuesday, November 8, 2011 at 9 pm, et/pt. Production is currently underway on the new season.
“WE tv’s viewers can’t get enough of the Braxton sisters and we can’t wait to give them more,” said John Miller, senior vice president, original productions & development. “Braxton Family Values is a perfect example of how WE tv, as a women’s network, is providing a unique and unfiltered view of whatlife is really like today.”
“We are very grateful that so many people have become fans of the show, and it’s been extremely refreshing to see how many of the fans relate to our family dynamic,” commented Toni Braxton. “The outpouring of love and support has been amazing. Tamar, Trina, Traci, Towanda and I are all very much looking forward to bringing you another eventful season of Braxton Family Values.”
“Braxton Family Values” stars singer/songwriter Toni Braxton, her four sisters – Tamar, Trina, Towanda and Traci – and their mom, Evelyn, as they navigate the drama created by the relationships among them. During the first season, viewers witnessed Trina’s drinking problem and resulting DUI, Towanda’s marital problems, Traci’s eagerness to resume a singing career with her sisters, Tamar’s dot disses (www.imsooverthis.org), Toni’s consideration of appearing in Playboy, and Evelyn’s dating woes.
Viewed by more than 26 million people during its first season, which premiered Tuesday, April 12, “Braxton Family Values” led WE tv to be the number one women’s network, and one of the top five networks among all ad-supported cable, for W18-49 and W25-54 on Tuesday nights (9-10 pm).
“Braxton Family Values” is produced by Magical Elves. John Miller and Annabelle McDonald serve as executive producers for WE tv.
Source: The Nielsen Company, Live+SD. 4/12-6/14/11, Total Day M-Su 10a-5a Braxton TCs, 1 min qual, P2+ 000s. Cable rank on W18-49/W25-54 000s, Tues 9p-10p only. WE tv based on Pgm-based ¼-hr daypart, all other nets based on time period avgs. Female nets: BRAV, E!, LIF, LMN, OXY, TLC, OWN, STYLE. % AA Comps based on W18-49 BFV prem TCs. Subject to quals upon request.
About WE tv
WE tv (www.wetv.com) is the women’s network that showcases an unfiltered view of life. The original programming presents stories from a woman’s perspective and features celebrities and personalities they can embrace. The network’s slate of original series, including the hit shows Braxton Family Values, Downsized, Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?, Bridezillas and My Fair Wedding with David Tutera, underscore WE tv’s brand position and tagline, Life As WE Know It, which signifies the connection women share based on similar life experiences during life’s defining moments – like getting married, raising a family, dealing with sibling rivalry, and making ends meet. Owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., WE tv is available in over 77 million homes and is available in HD and on demand.
About AMC Networks Inc.
Dedicated to producing quality programming and movie content for more than 30 years, AMC Networks Inc. owns and operates several of the most popular and award-winning brands in cable television. AMC, IFC, Sundance Channel, WE tv, and IFC Films produce and deliver distinctive, compelling and culturally relevant content that engages audiences across multiple platforms. The company also operates AMC/Sundance Channel Global, an international programming business, and AMC Networks Broadcasting & Technology, a full-service network programming feed origination and distribution company.