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.
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TLC has found itself in hot water over allegations that its latest reality skein, "Breaking Amish," may be a fraud.
A show devoted to a seemingly promising topic -- young Amish who choose to break with their faith and explore life in New York -- that hits all the expected notes too hard, in the most obvious ways.