TLC Renews Several Hit Series, Including “Say Yes To The Dress: Atlanta”. TLC has has renewed several of its hit series, including its new series “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta.” The show’s second season will premiere next summer, and will still be set in Atlanta’s Bridals by Lori. “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta” will take viewers behind the scenes as they follow along with each bride and see her choose her perfect dress. Season two will have 18 half-hour episodes. Season one’s premiere of “Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta” averaged 1.3 million viewers. Also following a wedding theme, TLC has renewed “Four Weddings” for a third season, which will premiere in February next year with 10 hour-long episodes. The show’s season two premiere, which was Friday, September 10, averaged 1.3 million viewers. In each episode of “Four Weddings,” four different brides with very different personal styles and traditions agree to attend and judge each other’s weddings on the basis of food, dress, venue, originality, and overall experience. The winning bride is wins a dream honeymoon. TLC has also ordered a second season of new series “Strange Sex”, with 10 half-hour episodes slated to premiere April 2011. The first premiere of “Strange Sex” averaged 1.2 million viewers. “Strange Sex” profiles mysterious conditions and the science behind sexual attraction. TLC’s cult classics “Toddlers and Tiaras” and “I Didn’t Know I was Pregnant” were also picked up, each for their fourth season. “Toddlers and Tiaras” fourth season will premiere next summer, 2011, and “I Didn’t Know I Was Pregnant” will premiere around the same time in June 2011. “Toddlers and Tiaras” goes behind-the-scenes of the child beauty pageant circuit and profiles a number of young contestants from all different ages and backgrounds, as well as their passionate and overzealous parents. “I Didn’t Know I was Pregnant” is an often intense, suspensful series that shows reenactments of stories of women who conceive and carry their babies all the way to labor and delivery, while never even knowing they were pregnant
Say Yes To The Dress: Big Bliss Coming To TLC In October. Say Yes to the Dress, TLC’s popular show that profiles Kleinfeld Bridal salon in New York City and the brides-to-be as they look for their perfect dress, is moving into different markets this year. Say Yes to the Dress is becoming a franchise; Say Yes to the Dress: Atlanta debuted on July 30. Set in Bridals by Lori, Say Yes to the Dress is now not only filmed in NYC, but also Atlanta, as the show profiles southern brides-to-be. In addition, Kleinfelds will feature a new sector of brides-to-be, and these brides sometimes need more help when it comes to wedding dress shopping. On Friday, October 1 at 9pm ET/PT, TLC will premiere the new six-part series Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss, featuring plus-size brides. Taped inside Kleinfeld’s, each half-hour episode follows the emotional journey of plus-size brides as they shop to fulfill their dream dress fantasy. From a plus-size bride who wants to look “trashy” on her wedding day to one who gets her dream proposal as she chooses her perfect wedding dress, Say Yes to the Dress: Big Bliss features brides who have struggled with weight issues their entire lives. But these confident and curvaceous brides-to-be will stop at nothing in order to find the perfect dress that will fit their personality as well as their body type on their big day. And don’t worry: TLC’s original hit series, Say Yes to the Dress, will return for a sixth season in February 2011; the network has ordered 18 hour-long episodes.