Amish in the City: TLC’s ‘Breaking Amish’ Explores Life Beyond the Country

In an alternate life, I perhaps could be a baker, a fashion stylist or a pageant girl, but I’m fairly certain I would have a series of challenges living in an Amish or Mennonite community (my addiction to technology, fashion and the such are clearly at odds with a more simple lifestyle). However, continuing to provide us with a glimpse into worlds and lives that are often unfamiliar to us,…

Discovery Makes a Splash at TCA with Programming, ‘Shark Week’ Festivities

On August 2, Discovery’s networks highlighted upcoming programming for TV critics during a series of afternoon TCA panels — from TLC‘s Breaking Amish and OWN‘s Married to the Army: Alaska to Military Channel‘s The Brokaw Files and Discovery Channel‘s Curiosity: Plane Crash (wt). Following the presentation, the critics and special guests were invited to the pool at the Beverly Hilton for a special 25th Anniversary Shark Week Party. As sharks…

Discovery Networks Take to TCA, Share Upcoming Programming

As I post, television critics and journalists from across the country are continuing the bi-annual ritual that is the TCA Press Tour and getting ready for Discovery Communications‘ panels. Held each summer at the Beverly Hilton, the Television Critics Association‘s event allows broadcast and cable networks to unveil new and returning series and specials that will premiere in the coming months. You can read all the news by clicking on…