via press release:
E! PICKS UP HIT SERIES “BOTCHED” FOR SEASON THREE TO AIR IN 2016
Renowned Plastic Surgeons Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif Will Continue to Transform Lives and Fix the Unfixable in Third Season
Botched Season Two Mid-Season Finale Airs July 12 at 9PM ET/PT on E!
Los Angeles, CA, July 1, 2015 – E! Entertainment announced today that hit series, “Botched,” has been picked up for a third season. Tapping into the plastic surgery craze, the reality series follows esteemed plastic surgeons Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif as they help patients go from botched to beautiful, fixing extreme plastic surgeries gone awry. Botched’s second season mid-season finale airs July 12 at 9pm ET/PT, and the series will return this fall with eight episodes that will conclude season two.
“Plastic surgery has and continues to be a pop culture obsession,” said Jeff Olde, EVP, Programming and Development, E! “’Botched’ not only delivers on the pursuit of perfection phenomenon, but also inspires viewers with heartwarming stories as Dr. Dubrow and Dr. Nassif transform patients’ lives. We are thrilled to bring this series back for a third season and deliver more of what our fans crave.”
“Botched” in its 2nd season is currently averaging 863K A18-49 and 1.5M Total Viewers in L3s with the most recent premiere (6/14/15) delivering 1.1M A18-49 and 1.8M Total Viewers for the most-watched episode of the season with both audiences. Finishing its 2nd season on Sundays at 9pm, the series ranks as the #1 show for the night with W18-34 and a Top 5 show with W18-49 (#2), P18-34 (#2) and P18-49 (#5).
In “Botched’s” first two seasons, viewers saw extreme plastic surgery cases – from a woman suffering from complications due to black market injections in her face to bizarre cases like fixing “uniboobs” and tummy tucks gone awry. In season three,Dr. Dubrow and Dr. Nassif will continue to take on patients who are left with nowhere else to turn after enduring the pain and emotional distress of surgeries gone horribly wrong. The July 12th mid-season finale of “Botched” continues in that vein, featuring television personality Farrah Abraham, who has come to see the doctors about her lips, and a man who’s doctor left a permanent thumbprint on his nose.
Season three of “Botched” will premiere in Q1 of 2016.
“Botched” is an Evolution Media production, with Douglas Ross, Gregory B. Stewart, Alex Baskin and Matt Westmore serving as Executive Producers. Dr. Terry Dubrow, Dr. Paul Nassif and Robert Carroll serve as Co-Executive Producers.