E! PICKS UP HIT SERIES "BOTCHED" FOR SEASON THREE TO AIR IN 2016
Renowned Plastic Surgeons Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif Will Continue to Transform Lives and Fix the Unfixable in Third Season
Botched Season Two Mid-Season Finale Airs July 12 at 9PM ET/PT on E!
Los Angeles, CA, July 1, 2015 - E! Entertainment announced today that hit series, "Botched," has been picked up for a third season. Tapping into the plastic surgery craze, the reality series follows esteemed plastic surgeons Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif as they help patients go from botched to beautiful, fixing extreme plastic surgeries gone awry. Botched's second season mid-season finale airs July 12 at 9pm ET/PT, and the series will return this fall with eight episodes that will conclude season two.
"Plastic surgery has and continues to be a pop culture obsession," said Jeff Olde, EVP, Programming and Development, E! "'Botched' not only delivers on the pursuit of perfection phenomenon, but also inspires viewers with heartwarming stories as Dr. Dubrow and Dr. Nassif transform patients' lives. We are thrilled to bring this series back for a third season and deliver more of what our fans crave."
"Botched" in its 2nd season is currently averaging 863K A18-49 and 1.5M Total Viewers in L3s with the most recent premiere (6/14/15) delivering 1.1M A18-49 and 1.8M Total Viewers for the most-watched episode of the season with both audiences. Finishing its 2nd season on Sundays at 9pm, the series ranks as the #1 show for the night with W18-34 and a Top 5 show with W18-49 (#2), P18-34 (#2) and P18-49 (#5).
In "Botched's" first two seasons, viewers saw extreme plastic surgery cases - from a woman suffering from complications due to black market injections in her face to bizarre cases like fixing "uniboobs" and tummy tucks gone awry. In season three,Dr. Dubrow and Dr. Nassif will continue to take on patients who are left with nowhere else to turn after enduring the pain and emotional distress of surgeries gone horribly wrong. The July 12th mid-season finale of "Botched" continues in that vein, featuring television personality Farrah Abraham, who has come to see the doctors about her lips, and a man who's doctor left a permanent thumbprint on his nose.
Season three of "Botched" will premiere in Q1 of 2016.
"Botched" is an Evolution Media production, with Douglas Ross, Gregory B. Stewart, Alex Baskin and Matt Westmore serving as Executive Producers. Dr. Terry Dubrow, Dr. Paul Nassif and Robert Carroll serve as Co-Executive Producers.
About E! Entertainment:
E! is the only global, multiplatform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. Eonline delivers breaking entertainment news and in-depth coverage on television, movies, music, celebrities, fashion, beauty and lifestyle. One of the fastest-growing, most influential digital properties, Eonline is a leader in online video and mobile and a leading entertainment brand across social. Popular E! programming includes core franchises, "E! News," "The Soup," "Fashion Police" and "True Hollywood Story," as well as the network's popular series "Keeping Up with the Kardashians," "Total Divas," "#RichKids of Beverly Hills" and "Botched." Additionally, E!'s "Live from the Red Carpet" signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture's biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience.
ABOUT EVOLUTION MEDIA
Since 1987, Evolution Media has forged a reputation as a bold, innovative provider of non-fiction programming, producing hit series such as The Real Housewives of Orange County, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Vanderpump Rules as well as Botched. Other credits include TV's first teen docu-drama, Disney's Bug Juice, Bravo's Tamra's O.C.Wedding, ABC Family's Beverly Hills Nannies, WE's critically acclaimed High School Confidential, Disney's hidden camera comedy, Code: 9, MTV's comedy Yo Momma, truTV's action drama Ocean Force and TLC's long-running Clean Sweep and10 Years Younger. The company also launched the first seasons of hit formats Fear Factor (NBC) and Big Brother (CBS) and challenged convention with Bravo's controversial gay dating series Boy Meets Boy and the network's docu-series Gay Weddings.