via press release:
TLC DEBUTS SEASON TWO OF BRIDES OF BEVERLY HILLS
The sophomore season premieres Friday, November 2 at 10/9c
(Los Angeles, CA) – BRIDES OF BEVERLY HILLS returns! TLC premieres season two on Friday, November 2 at 10/9c. Produced by Planetworks Inc., this 15-episode half hour sophomore season will continue to follow the world renowned bridal stylist Renée Strauss and her colorful team of stylists, including celebrity florist Kevin Lee, as they navigate the unique personalities and demands of the Beverly Hills bride. Season one average 1.2 million P2+ viewers and garnered a 1.0 HH rating for the network that is home to the most popular wedding programming on television.
Vowing to deliver even more glitz, glamour and drama, the season kicks off with the premiere episode featuring the famous reality TV star Linda Hogan. Best known as ex-wife of wrestling legend Hulk Hogan, Linda searches for the perfect gown - even after her engagement to Charley Hill, someone her daughter's age was called off. She believes that if she finds the perfect dress, the perfect man will soon follow.
Later, viewers meet bride-to-be Yvonne Pampellonne who was labeled by international media as the “Boob Bandit” back in 2009. Yvonne has been accused of stealing an individuals’ identity to get a breast augmentation. After doctors were able to trace her identify through a serial number featured in her old set of implants, Yvonne was forced to plead guilty to burglary, grand theft and identity theft. Now ready to close that chapter in her life, she is determined to find her dream dress and walk down the aisle with Shane, her fiancé who she has known since childhood.
TLC transformed Fridays into “BrideDay” through airing two hours of original wedding-related content each week, securing the network’s #1 rank among all ad-supported cable on Friday night in 2012 among W18-34.