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[09/27/12 - 08:54 AM]
Sibling and City Rivalries Heat Up the Kitchen in TLC Special "DC Cupcakes: Wicked Good Showdown"
The one-hour special premieres Tuesday, October 9 at 8:00/7:00c on the cable channel.

[via press release from TLC]

SIBLING AND CITY RIVALRIES HEAT UP THE KITCHEN IN TLC SPECIAL "DC CUPCAKES: WICKED GOOD SHOWDOWN"

--DC Cupcakes: Wicked Good Showdown Premieres on TLC October 9 At 8 PM ET/PT--

(NEW YORK, NY) - New York vs. Boston... Yankees vs. Red Sox. It's a rivalry that dates back more than a century and now Georgetown Cupcakes is entering the competition when Sophie and Katherine open a new store in Beantown and see who can sell more cupcakes - their New York or Boston store. With the help of two iconic baseball players, Yankee legend Bernie Williams and Red Sox superstar Jason Varitek, this rivalry is sure to get heated and be settled once and for all on DC CUPCAKES: WICKED GOOD SHOWDOWN on TLC Tuesday, October 9 at 8 pm ET/PT.

The hard working and ever competitive sisters, Sophie and Katherine are opening a new store in Boston and want to see who can sell the most cupcakes in one week - Sophie in New York or Katherine in Boston. Each sister has enlisted the help of a well-known baseball player, Yankee legend Bernie Williams and Red Sox superstar Jason Varitek. What starts as a competition between Sophie and Katherine, snowballs into a fevered contest between these two baseball greats and two iconic cities. After the intense contest, the sisters face yet another challenge when they come together to create a cupcake replica of the Navy's USS Constitution for Boston's enormous fleet week celebration in the city's harbor. With the competition and challenging masterpiece behind them, the sisters break big news to Mommy that will change all of their lives forever.

DC CUPCAKES: WICKED GOOD SHOWDOWN is produced for TLC by Big Fish Entertainment. Mike Kane is executive producer for TLC.

About TLC

TLC is a global brand that celebrates extraordinary people and relatable life moments through innovative nonfiction programming. A top 10 cable network in key female demos, TLC has built successful franchises around the Cake Boss and Say Yes to the Dress brands. In 2011, TLC had 28 series averaging 1.0 million P2+ viewers or more including Sister Wives, My Strange Addiction, Extreme Couponing, Toddlers & Tiaras, 19 Kids and Counting, What Not To Wear and Long Island Medium.

TLC is available in more than 99 million homes in the US and more than 227 million households in nearly 150 markets internationally. 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 209 countries and territories.





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