TLC RENEWS SUMMER HIT, "DR. PIMPLE POPPER"
TLC announced today it has renewed hit freshman series DR. PIMPLE POPPER with new episodes slated to air in January 2019. The series has ranked #1 with W25-54 in its Wednesday 10:00 p.m. time period since its premiere on July 11. TLC's hit digital series Dr. Pimple Popper: This is Zit has driven millions of views across Facebook Watch and TLC GO.
"We are delighted our viewers have embraced DR. PIMPLE POPPER, making it a hit for TLC this summer. We look forward to giving viewers more of the fantastic Dr. Sandra Lee and showcasing how she tackles challenging conditions and, most importantly, improves her patients' lives in the upcoming season," said Howard Lee, President and GM, TLC.
DR. PIMPLE POPPER features Dr. Sandra Lee, one of America's top dermatologists, as well as Instagram and YouTube sensation, as she treats patients with unusual skin conditions and helps them to lead a life free of embarrassment-- one needle, pop and scalpel at a time. The season finale airs Wednesday, August 15th at 10:00p.m. ET/PT.
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Dr. Pimple Popper is produced by Ping Pong Productions for TLC.
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 is a top 10 network across key female demos.
TLC is a global brand available in more than 86 million homes in the US and 279 million households around the world. Viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through TLC GO - the network's TVE offering featuring live and on demand access to complete seasons. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites and exclusive original video content. Fans can also interact with TLC on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Pinterest. TLC is part of Discovery (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), reaching 3 billion cumulative viewers in more than 220 countries and territories to satisfy curiosity and captivate superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids content brands.