TLC ANNOUNCES THE RETURN OF FOUR FAN-FAVORITE SERIES IN THE FIRST QUARTER OF 2022
– DARCEY & STACEY, DR. PIMPLE POPPER, DOUBLING DOWN WITH THE DERRICOS and UNEXPECTED Kick off the New Year –
With the new year will come new episodes of TLC’s returning shows that celebrate life’s constants – love, family, and yes, pimples. Prepare the popcorn and settle in for some drama, a lot of laughs and those pesky lumps and bumps! DARCEY & STACEY continue their quest to have it all, balancing professional aspirations with their rocky relationships; DR. PIMPLE POPPER returns to treat cysts and change lives with the help of a new doctor within her practice; the Derricos contemplate a life-changing move to South Carolina on DOUBLING DOWN WITH THE DERRICOS; and, five young women navigate the joys and hardships of early parenthood on UNEXPECTED.
More information on each series is below:
DARCEY & STACEY – Premieres on Monday, January 10 at 8PM ET/PT
Darcey & Stacey unleash their inner boss babes by entering their clothing line into Miami Swim Week and they are determined for it to be a huge success. Balancing their business and careers with their personal lives, however, continues to be a challenge for these busy twins. Stacey & Florian are making plans for their dream wedding ceremony, but when Stacey gets a taste of Florian’s jealous side, she is left questioning whether they’re making the right decision. Meanwhile, Darcey struggles to get back on her feet after ending things with her ex-fiancé Georgi. Will the couple decide to give it another go, or is their wedding and future together over for good? Join the conversation using #DarceyAndStacey. Darcey & Stacey is produced by Sharp Entertainment, an Industrial Media company, for TLC.
DR. PIMPLE POPPER – 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.
DOUBLING DOWN WITH THE DERRICOS – Premieres on Tuesday, February 22 at 10PM ET/PT
Navigating life with fourteen kids, including four sets of naturally conceived multiples, is never easy. But, with the kids getting older, parents Deon and Karen are facing a whole new set of challenges, including a fifteen-year-old’s quest for independence and a driver’s license, eleven-year-old and ten-year-old twins developing their first crushes, four-year-old triplets starting preschool, plus potty training, a trip to Disney, new health issues and more. In the midst of all the regular chaos of raising children, the Derricos are also on the brink of a big decision: moving cross-country to South Carolina to be closer to Karen’s extended family and her Southern roots. No matter what lies ahead, the Derricos will face it together, doubling down on all the love and fun it takes to raise this unique family. Join the conversation using #TheDerricos. DOUBLING DOWN WITH THE DERRICOS is produced by Big City TV, part of The Content Group, for TLC.
UNEXPECTED – Premieres on Sunday, March 6 at 10PM ET/PT
Unexpected returns with three series-established moms: Tyra, Lilly, and Jenna, and two new soon-to-be moms: Kylen and Emersyn, all navigating the difficulties that accompany early parenthood and relationship battles. Returning mom Tyra manages her complicated relationship with her child’s father and the dynamic between herself and her sister Tiarra and cousin Taylor, both of whom are pregnant. Lilly discovers independence, and the stress that comes with it, as she moves out of her mom’s home and in with her fiancé, Lawrence. Coming from a broken home herself, Jenna desperately tries to make a happy family for her baby. Pregnant newcomer Kylen is forced to grow up alongside her overly confident boyfriend Jason as they prepare for the arrival of their son. New pregnant teen Emersyn must find a way to balance the restrictions put in place by her strict mother and the limitations of her unprepared boyfriend Mason. Unexpected is the story of young love, blind confidence of the unknown, parental tension and concern, and teenagers facing the complicated journey of early parenthood. Join the conversation using #Unexpected. UNEXPECTED is produced by Eastern TV for TLC.
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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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