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2011-07-29 12:20:00

LAWRENCEVILLE, Ga., July 29, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- America's Best Contacts & Eyeglasses announced today it will partner with Discovery Communications, parent company of the popular TV network TLC, to become the exclusive nationwide retailer for a line of frames inspired by LA Ink star, Kat Von D. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20110729/FL44072 ) Bold yet feminine, the designs are featured on 12 styles of women's frames. Detailed tattoo motifs decorate the sides of each...

2011-03-30 14:06:00

LOS ANGELES, March 30, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- TLC's JUMPING THE BROOM RED CARPET WEDDING CONTEST, sponsored by Discovery Communications, gives one lucky couple the opportunity to be married or renew their vows by the renowned best-selling author Bishop TD Jakes on the red carpet at the Hollywood premiere of the new film, JUMPING THE BROOM. The winning couple will also receive travel and accommodations for eight friends and family members to join them on their special day. Travel to the...

2010-04-08 13:47:00

NEW YORK, April 8 /PRNewswire/ -- Now a top ten network for women, TLC is positioned as one of the fastest growing female networks in cable, posting double-digit growth 2009 vs. 2008 and delivering its highest ratings in five years. And with 11 months of consecutive month-over-month delivery gains, the momentum continues as TLC announces an ambitious upfront slate showcasing over 47 new and returning series in 2010-11. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091015/TLCLOGO ) "The...

2010-03-23 09:00:00

NEW YORK, March 23 /PRNewswire/ -- As TLC's hit series SAY YES TO THE DRESS makes its highly anticipated return with a new season in April, the network has announced that it will build on the successful franchise with the series launch of SAY YES TO THE DRESS: ATLANTA in July. The network has ordered 12 half-hour episodes. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20091015/TLCLOGO ) "SAY YES TO THE DRESS has become a signature Friday night show for us," states Nancy Daniels, SVP of...

2010-02-09 08:00:00

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., Feb. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Zondervan, a world leader in Christian communications, will release the next book by Kate Gosselin. I Just Want You to Know: Letters to My Kids on Love, Faith and Family continues Kate's story of faith and family, picking up where her first book and New York Times bestseller, Multiple Blessings, ended. I Just Want You to Know will contain excerpts, prayers, and memories from Kate's journal, offering an intimate look at the heart of a mother...

2010-01-11 09:31:00

NEW YORK, Jan. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Gaiam Inc., a leading distributor of lifestyle media, today announced the release of four hit titles in January, under their exclusive home video license agreement with Discovery Communications. The launch includes TLC's Jon and Kate Plus 8: Season 5, Discovery Channel's Dirty Jobs Collection 5, Discovery Channel's The Science of Sex Appeal, and Animal Planet's Night. "Discovery's focus on real-world, quality content creates the types of...

2009-10-05 14:07:36

U.S. reality television personality Jon Gosselin removed $200,000 from a joint bank account without his estranged wife Kate's permission, her lawyer said. The couple, who star along with their eight children on the TV series, Jon & Kate Plus 8, announced during the summer they plan to divorce after nearly 10 years of marriage. Kate's lawyer, Marty Singer, told People.com Jon could be found in contempt of court for the unauthorized withdrawal. Singer said Kate wasn't aware the money was...

2009-10-02 22:21:52

U.S. reality television personality Jon Gosselin has publicly apologized to his estranged wife, Kate, for his recent erratic behavior. TLC said Thursday it has halted taping Jon & Kate Plus 8 after Jon Gosselin's lawyer served it with a cease-and-desist letter. The network announced earlier this week that it was reworking the show to focus more on Kate's new role as a single mom with eight children. Although TLC said the show would be renamed Kate Plus 8 starting next month, it also...

2009-10-01 12:39:18

TLC said Thursday it has halted taping the U.S. reality series, Jon & Kate Plus 8, after Jon Gosselin's lawyer served it with a cease and desist letter. The network announced earlier this week that it was reworking the show to focus more on Gosselin's estranged wife Kate's new role as a single mom with eight children. Although TLC said the show would be renamed Kate Plus 8 starting next month, it also emphasized Jon would still appear on it. Jon reportedly instructed his lawyer to send...

2009-09-29 09:26:49

Kate Gosselin says her U.S. reality series, Jon & Kate Plus 8, may not be renewed for a sixth season because of plunging ratings. Gosselin and her husband, Jon, became media sensations as the stars of their own TLC show about raising twins and sextuplets. However, the spotlight reportedly put a strain on the couple's marriage and they recently announced plans to divorce. Jon's subsequent dates and trips to clubs have been well-documented by the media. With ratings falling, this might be...