The Boo Boo clan closed out their second season Wednesday night on TLC in front of their largest audience yet. Nielsen estimates that the hourlong season finale of “Here Comes Honey Boo Boo,”…
It may be blocked out to some viewers in major markets, but CBS was the top-rated network in primetime last week. In the first full week of the Time Warner blackout, CBS led primetime in the key…
Leave it to TLC. The channel has managed to produce a first "loosely scripted" series that not only doesn't credit writers but looks every bit as inexpensive -- and feels even less scripted -- than…
TLC pulled its biggest Sunday primetime aud since December over the weekend, with the premieres of reality programs “Sister Wives” and “Breaking Amish: LA.” The season four bow of “Sister Wives”…
Same formula, new city. TLC is bringing “Breaking Amish” back to the airwaves this summer, this time in Los Angeles. From Hot Snakes Media, “Breaking Amish: LA” will follow five young adults, who…
Last year, National Geographic set out to launch more series than its typical one-offs, and struck gold with survivalist docuseries "Doomsday Preppers." The skein, which focuses on the American…
The nation's Amish communities continue to be an unlikely breeding ground for unscripted programs. National Geographic Channel is developing a series from Leftfield Pictures that will examine how the…
Discovery's latest attempt to exploit the non-TV-watching Amish is either a shark-jumping example of structured reality hitting its nadir, or in its brazenness, the screwball comedy of 2012.
Discovery Communications is looking to harvest more ratings with programming rooted in Amish culture.
Despite controversy over the show's veracity, TLC continues to bank on hit skein "Breaking Amish," setting a two-part reunion spesh for Nov. 11 and Nov. 18.