TLC Unveils Leah Remini Series, 'Kate

Family, relationships and weddings — those are the thematic pillars of a truckload of new series and specials that TLC will deliver in the upcoming season.

Among the projects to be unveiled at the cabler’s upfront presentation in Gotham Thursday is a docu-series about actress Leah Remini (pictured) and her “hardworking” family; a chronicle of a multigenerational family’s move from Florida to Alabama to find a new church community (“The Speegle Life”); and “Psychic Matchmaker,” featuring Florida psychic Deborah Graham.

Also in the works is a “Kate Plus 8″ reunion special featuring Kate Gosselin and her kids; and “A Duggar Leaves Home,” in which Amy Duggar of “19 Kids and Counting” leaves the nest to pursue her goal of becoming a singer in Nashville.

“Our viewers know what they want from TLC, and we know what to give them,” said TLC g.m. Nancy Daniels.

Highlights of the programming slate include:

TLC 2014 Upfront Slate Release FINAL

Listed Sisters (working title) – New series, 4Q 2014
Go into the fast-paced real estate world with three of the most entrepreneurial sister duos across America, as they hustle during the height of selling season. (Matador Content)

Long Lost Family (working title) – New special, 3Q 2014
Follows people who are looking to reunite with – or meet for the first time –the family and loved ones they have desperately been seeking. (Shed Media US)

Quints By Surprise: 5 Years Old – New special, 2Q 2014
Also joining the TLC Family Reunion, this special heads to Austin, TX to catch up with the Jones family and help celebrate the quintuplets’ fifth birthday. (Megalomedia Inc.)

Risking It All (working title) – New series, 4Q 2014
Three families who are fed up with the pressures of the modern world decide to move “off the grid” in hopes of reconnecting with each other. (Twofour Productions)

Curvy Girls Bridal (working title) – New special, 3Q 2014

The savvy Harris sisters own a one-of-a-kind bridal salon where full figured brides experience their dream of finding the perfect wedding dress. (Half Yard Productions)

TLC 2014 Upfront Slate Release FINAL

Welcome to Allentown (working title) – New special, 3Q 2014
Hit the road with a musical family of 10 living out their dream: spending their lives together on one bus as they travel the country performing. (Stiletto Television)

 

Heidi to the Dresscue (working title) – New special, 3Q 2014
Heidi Elnora is an Alabama bridal designer who thinks every bride is one of a kind, and should have a custom gown to match. (Trium Entertainment)

The One That Got Away – New special, 3Q 2014
Almost everyone has that one person who unknowingly holds a piece of their heart. Follow as these individuals seek out their lost loves for a chance to re-connect. (Ardaban)

 

 

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