TLC's "I AM JAZZ" RECEIVES GLAAD MEDIA AWARD NOMINATION FOR OUTSTANDING REALITY PROGRAM
Los Angeles, CA - TLC's I AM JAZZ was nominated today for a second consecutive GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Reality Program. The series was nominated and won last year in a rare tie. I AM JAZZ follows the life of 16-year-old Jazz as she balances school, sports, family and more - documenting her triumphs and struggles from the perspective of a transgender teen.
"We are ecstatic to hear that I AM JAZZ is nominated for a GLAAD Media Award for a second straight year," said Nancy Daniels, TLC President and General Manager. "Jazz and her family have allowed us to share their triumphs and personal stories with our viewers. Jazz's poise and determination are an inspiration to many, and all of us here at the network are proud to have the Jennings' as a part of the TLC family."
I AM JAZZ is produced for TLC by This is Just a Test Executive Producers Aengus James, Colin King Miller, David St. John and Sarah Levine. For TLC Executive Producers are Jack Tarantino, John Hein and Associate Producer Chris O'Neill.
Offering remarkable real-life stories without judgment, TLC shares everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations, and life's milestone moments. TLC ended 2016 strong ranked as the #6 Female ad-supported Cable network in prime with W25-54; a top 10 network for the 10th year in a row.
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