TLC DEBUTS NEW SEASONS OF FAN-FAVORITE MEDICAL SERIES WITH “DR. PIMPLE POPPER: BEFORE THE POP” AND “MY FEET ARE KILLING ME: FIRST STEPS” COMING THIS FALL
PIMPLE POPPER: BEFORE THE POP Premieres September 3 at 10:00p.m. ET/PT
MY FEET ARE KILLING ME: FIRST STEPS Premieres September 10 at 10:30p.m. ET/PT
TLC medical series fans will be delighted to hear the following four words: the doctors are in! This September, TLC’s “Medical Marvels” on Thursday nights return with more shock, awe and heartfelt healing, as viewers get up close and personal with the beloved docs of DR. PIMPLE POPPER and MY FEET ARE KILLING ME during their virtual, quarantine-safe patient consultations.
These telemedicine appointments play a crucial role for the doctors and their patients, determining if they can offer the hope of solving their ailments in the future. Here’s what’s in store in September:
PIMPLE POPPER: BEFORE THE POP Premieres September 3 at 10p.m. ET/PT
In this new series, DR. PIMPLE POPPER returns with more pops than ever as Dr. Sandra Lee comes to the rescue by taking virtual appointments with patients who can’t visit her office in-person. She reviews the cases via telemedicine and offers help to people with some of the most extreme skin conditions viewers have ever seen, many which have been festering and worsening during the pandemic. And, while a big part of an in-person visit with Dr. Lee features her rolling, squeezing, pinching and touching patients’ skin tissue, in BEFORE THE POP, patients must take matters into their own hands, quite literally! Viewers will watch as patients take Dr. Lee’s careful direction and do some gentle poking and prodding themselves during their video appointments. After virtually connecting, Dr. Lee will give patients the answer they long to hear: whether or not she can help them and take them on as a patient in the future.
MY FEET ARE KILLING ME: FIRST STEPS Premieres September 10 at 10:30p.m. ET/PT
Quarantining at home hasn’t stopped everyone’s favorite foot fixers from helping patients with their foot troubles. Dr. Brad and Dr. Ebonie are teaming up with the compassionate and intelligent Dr. Sarah Haller, who is joining the medical series and has been working alongside Dr. Brad for years, on all new episodes of MY FEET ARE KILLING ME: FIRST STEPS. In the midst of a world shutdown by COVID-19, these dynamic foot doctors pledge to help shocking podiatric cases, one video call at a time. Each 30-minute episode will follow three patients as they undergo virtual consultations to begin their journey towards surgeries that will leave their feet radically transformed and their lives changed forever. COVID toes have nothing on these cases!
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About Dr. Pimple Popper TV Show
DR. PIMPLE POPPER SEASON 7 - Premieres on Wednesday, February 16 at 9PM ET/PT
This season of Dr. Pimple Popper features an all-new caseload for Dr. Lee as she is busier than ever! Armed with her scalpel, splash mask and sensitive disposition, Dr. Lee always hopes to make patients feel comfortable while treating their skin conditions. These episodes feature unique cases including a condition Dr. Lee has never seen before called "puffy head cylindroma" - a man with a cyst so large, it now covers his eye almost entirely - and, a woman whose eczema has caused her OCD and agoraphobia. In addition, Dr. Betty Song joins the practice to assist Dr. Lee and together they are ready to solve some difficult and sometimes extreme cases that other doctors might shy away from. and together they are ready to solve some difficult and sometimes extreme cases that other doctors might shy away from. However, in the process, they will change another lucky group of patients' lives forever. Join the conversation using #DrPimplePopper. DR. PIMPLE POPPER is produced by Ping Pong Productions for TLC.
Dr. Sandra Lee, aka Dr. Pimple Popper, is a renowned dermatologist and cosmetic surgeon who is known for treating challenging skin conditions in an effort to help her patients live a life free of discomfort or embarrassment by their particular skin condition. This season, with pandemic safety protocols still in place, Dr. Lee is busier than ever. These brand new episodes will feature some of her most challenging cases to date including a patient who has enormous growths on his nose that drip pus, attract flies and are so large, that he can barely breathe - it is a record-breaking case of rhinophyma; two sisters who reunite and bond over their undiagnosed mystery face bumps; a woman who has been called a monster due to her genetic condition known as neurofibromatosis, that causes head to toe bumps; and a return patient with hopes that Dr. Lee can remove more of her face growths that stem from a birthmark on her face. With some of these cases being so extreme, Dr. Lee occasionally teams up with specialists to provide the best outcome possible. Additionally, in the digital series Dr. Pimple Popper: This Is Zit, premiering on TLCgo and later on discovery+, Dr. Lee goes behind-the-scenes with notable cases and never-before-seen pops. Join the conversation using #DrPimplePopper. DR. PIMPLE POPPER is produced by Ping Pong Productions for TLC.
With her passion, signature splash guard, ease and warm bedside manner that viewers have come to know and love, everyone’s favorite dermatologist returns with dramatic and emotional moments all the while helping to transform these patient’s lives. This season, Dr. Lee tackles her biggest cases yet including one so extensive, she must partner with a doctor to perform a procedure at a nearby hospital; a patient with a black mass that runs a high risk it could be life threatening and a patient with a mystery case from the very first episode returns, with the growth as big as it was when we first met him.
Dr. Pimple Popper is produced by Ping Pong Productions for TLC.
Dr. Sandra Lee is a renowned dermatological surgeon who is tasked with removing life-altering growths from her patients' skin so they can try to reclaim their lives.
TLC's hit series DR. PIMPLE POPPER wrapped its most recent season with the finale garnering a series-high of 2.7 W25-54 rating, driving TLC to rank #1 on Thursday nights in the demo during its run January 3 through March 7, 2019.
"Wrapping this run of DR. PIMPLE POPPER on a ratings high is so exciting for everyone here at TLC. Our viewers are drawn to the "pop" but stay for the stories of Dr. Lee transforming lives. It's rewarding to see our audience grow and is a testament to how fun, engaging and popular Dr. Lee and this series is for our fans," said Howard Lee, President and GM of TLC.
Throughout the season, DR. PIMPLE POPPER spent nine consecutive weeks at #1 in the time period among W25-54/18-49. The season averaged a 2.4 W25-54 rating and 3.9M P2+ viewers, up double digits vs. its initial run (+33%/+44%). New episodes return this coming summer.
Dr. Lee is squeezing her way into fans living rooms every Thursday night. This past season featured some of the toughest cases Dr. Lee has had to tackle yet, from cysts to lipomas, a severe case of rhinophyma and everything in between. DR. PIMPLE POPPER stars Dr. Sandra Lee, one of America's top dermatologists, as well as Instagram and YouTube sensation, as she treats patients with unusual skin conditions in an effort to help them lead a life free of embarrassment-- one needle, pop and scalpel at a time.Keep track of the cancel/renew status of all your favorite TV shows. Discover and bookmark our cancelled shows 2021 list and renewed shows 2021-2022 database.
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