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[02/18/11 - 04:56 PM]
TLC Set to Premiere Five Compelling New Specials
Said offerings include "Babies Behind Bars," "Heavily Ever After," "Ultimate Cleaners" and "Taxidermy USA."

[via press release from TLC]

TLC Set to Premiere Five Compelling New Specials

In the coming weeks, TLC unveils five new specials about everyday people living extraordinary lives. From fascinating professions to eye-opening medical conditions, each reveals stories that exist when the remarkable meets the relatable. Previews, photography, and interview opportunities are available upon request. Please let us know if you have any questions.

BABIES BEHIND BARS

Two one-hour specials airing February 24 and March 3 at 10/9c

BABIES BEHIND BARS tells the dramatic story of pregnant inmates contending for a spot in the coveted "baby dorm," a radical new project that allows selected offenders at Indiana Women's Prison, to keep their babies with them while they serve their sentence.

HEAVILY EVER AFTER

Two half-hour episodes air back-to-back on March 6 at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c

HEAVILY EVER AFTER follows the everyday struggles of Freddie and Kay, an oversized couple making their way in a regular size world. After nearly dying from complications of his obesity, Freddie and his wife Kay got serious about regaining their health. While they battle their weight, they never stop having fun and enjoying the simple pleasures of life. Freddie keeps the house filled with laughter and song, while the practical and tireless Kay keeps them on track as his caretaker and biggest fan.

TINIEST TWEEN: KENADIE'S STORY

One-hour special airs March 8 at 10/9c

TINIEST TWEEN: KENADIE'S STORY focuses on the next amazing chapter in 7-year old Kenadie's extraordinary life as a primordial dwarf. Although her entire life has been fraught with enormous challenges, this stage is her most heart-wrenching yet. At just 7 years old, 33 inches tall and weighing 17 pounds, Kenadie is confronted with the possibility of the early onset of puberty, and must face her fear of scary Halloween costumes when her school prepares for the holiday.

TAXIDERMY USA

One-hour special airs March 10 at 9/8c

From the exotic to the downright bizarre TAXIDERMY USA offers a captivating peek inside the world of taxidermy in America. The special profiles three unique families as they stuff and mount everything from an African Lion, to an American Alligator to a Canadian Black Bear and even a Domestic House Cat. The special follows every step of the journey, capturing the painstaking hard work and the client's personal stories that go along with this mysterious and artistic craft.

ULTIMATE CLEANERS

Two half-hour episodes air back-to-back on March 20 at 10/9c and 10:30/9:30c

From sewage spills, to rodent infestations, crime scenes, and crack houses, the Douglas family are the ULTIMATE CLEANERS, taking on the cases that no one else can � or will. This dirty family business takes former-cop Larry, his brother Matt, Matt's son Josh, Aunt Becky, and friend Patrick on a germ-infested journey that requires breathing masks and hazmats suits. The team tackles the most hazardous homes on the brink of bulldozing, and magically brings them back to life. Dramatic and heartwarming, the Douglas' never give up on a family's home no matter what kind of mess they're walking into.

BABIES BEHIND BARS is produced for TLC by Firecracker Films/Passion Distribution Limited; reversion by Discovery Studios. HEAVILY EVER AFTER is produced for TLC by Stephen David Entertainment, Inc. TINIEST TWEEN: KENADIE'S STORY is produced for TLC by Authentic Entertainment. TAXIDERMY USA is produced for TLC by Stiletto Television and Discovery Studios. EXTREME CLEANERS is produced for TLC by Paper Route Productions.

About TLC

TLC is a global brand that celebrates extraordinary people and relatable life moments through innovative nonfiction programming. A top 10 cable network for women, TLC has built successful franchises around the Cake Boss, Say Yes to the Dress and Police Women brands. In 2010, 31 series averaged 1.0 million viewers or more including Sister Wives, Kate Plus 8, 19 Kids and Counting, LA Ink, and What Not To Wear.

TLC is available in more than 99 million homes in the US, and more than 50 million households in more than 30 international markets. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites, exclusive video content, and original editorial covering style, home, food, and more. Fans can also interact with TLC via On Demand services, on mobile platforms, including an iPhone App, and through social media such as Facebook or @TLC on Twitter. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), the world's number one nonfiction media company reaching more than 1.5 billion cumulative subscribers in over 180 countries.





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