“Botched” doctors Terry Dubrow and Paul Nassif are hitting the road in a spinoff series of the popular E! program, the NBCUniversal-owned cabler announced Tuesday.
“Botched By Nature” will follow the plastic surgeons’ nationwide pursuit to help patients suffering from genetics or traumatic incidents and allowing these people to share their powerful stories with the world.
The one-hour, eight-episode series, which comes from “Botched” producers Evolution Media, will air in 2016 on E!. Exec producers are Douglas Ross, Greg Stewart, Alex Baskin, Matt Westmore, Dubrow and Nassif. Robert Carroll serves as a co-executive producer.
“We are excited to build on the mega-success of the ‘Botched’ franchise with ‘Botched By Nature,’” said Jeff Olde, E!’s exec v.p. of programming and development. “Dr. Dubrow and Dr. Nassif will continue to inspire viewers as they transform the lives of patients who are brave enough to share their stories.”
“Botched” focuses on the two doctors who remedy plastic surgeries gone awry. Its season two premiere airs tonight on E!. The series has a strong fan base, particularly among young women, but it has also been associated with controversy. Aspiring musician Tobias Strebel appeared on a 2014 episode of the series, coming to the the doctors about his desire to look like Justin Bieber. In August, he was found dead in a hotel room.