meant to post this last week…
via press release:
TLC UNVEILS FALL 2011 SCHEDULE
Los Angeles, CA – TLC today announced a sneak peek at its fall line-up, when it is scheduling more than 140 hours of all-new series, specials, and seasons from September through the end of 2011. Building on a year that already has 23 series averaging more than 1 million viewers each, and ranking as a top 10 network for women, the upcoming slate will continue the network’s focus on compelling people living extraordinary lives.
A selection of the network’s anticipated new and returning series information follows – airdates and some titles are subject to change.
New series & specials:
20: Big Hair Alaska (wt) (new special; 2×30): This special goes inside a busy hair salon is Wasilla, AK, where the personalities of the owner and her staff are as big as the hairstyles they create.
22: Prison Diaries (wt) (new series; 6×60): An exclusive and harrowing journey inside the female criminal mind to get the full story behind some the women who are incarcerated in America’s prisons, the crimes they committed, and the victims they’ve hurt.
25: Untitled Theresa Caputo Medium Project (wt) (new series; 8×30): This new docu-series follows Theresa Caputo – a ‘normal’ mom from New York who balances a full family life… with her ability to communicate with the dead. Each episode will show how this gift impacts her life and the lives of those around her.
25: Sister Wives (season returns)
26: Cake Boss (season returns)
27: 19 Kids & Counting (season returns)
27: The Little Couple (season returns)
28: Extreme Couponing (new season)
New series & specials:
2: Little People Big World (new special; 1×60): The Roloffs return with the first of four new specials, picking up with the series finale left off. In this one-hour episode, the family prepares as Jeremy decides to leave the farm and start college in California.
14: Say Yes to the Dress: The Big Day (new special; 1×60): When we first met Kelly in the series premiere of Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss, she was a bride-to-be looking for her perfect dress. Now, this one-hour special will share her larger than life wedding to the man of her dreams.
28: DC Cupcakes: Katherine’s Wedding (wt) (new special; 1×60): TLC joins Katherine Kallinis – co-owner of Georgetown Cupcake bakery, featured on the series DC Cupcakes – as she plans for the sweetest day of her life: her wedding.
3: Lottery Changed My Life (new season)
7: Say Yes to the Dress (new season)
New series & specials:
4: Pink Pastry (wt) (new series; 6×30): Enter a world where every little girl becomes a fabulous princess for the day in this new series that follows baker and party planner Tiffany Young and her team as they whip the successful Atlanta’s Pink Pastry Parlor to new peaks.
13: All-American Muslim (new series; 8×60): a powerful new eight-part series that delves deep inside the rarely seen world of Muslim Americans to uncover unique insight into this community, through the experiences of five different families.
25: Bridal Mile (wt) (new series; 6×30): Join different brides in search for the perfect dress as they travel Coral Gables’ Miracle Mile, a legendary block with a dozen bridal shops, all competing to close a sale for the bride’s big day.
3: Cellblock 6 (new season)
25: Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss (season returns)
28: Cake Boss: Next Great Baker (new season)
30: Toddlers & Tiaras (season returns)
TLC is a global brand that celebrates extraordinary people and relatable life moments through innovative nonfiction programming. A top 10 cable network for women, TLC has built successful franchises around the Cake Boss, Say Yes to the Dress and Police Women brands. In the first half of 2011, TLC had 23 series averaging 1.0 million viewers or more including Extreme Couponing, Sister Wives, 19 Kids and Counting, What Not To Wear, and Kate Plus 8.
TLC is available in more than 99 million homes in the US and 75 million households in 34 countries internationally. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites, exclusive video content, and original editorial covering style, home, food, and more. Fans can also interact with TLC via On Demand services, on mobile platforms, including an iPhone App, and through social media such as Facebook or @TLC on Twitter. 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 210 countries and territories.