Dawn Ricci and Tony DeLorenzo trap online scammers in TLC special Web of Deceit

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In 2007, fortysomething single mom Sandy was battling the isolation and depression that stemmed from her recent divorce and the lingering effects of a car crash when she logged on to a poker web site and met handsome Texan “Keith.” The two began chatting regularly, first online and then over the phone, where their friendship quickly blossomed into the kind of Cinderella story lonely Sandy longed for. There was just one problem. After six years of only speaking to her love online and on the phone — and sending him tens of thousands of dollars to help him through what … Continue reading

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The Little Couple sneak peek and photos: “San Fran, Here We Come!”

The Little Couple San Francisco

It’s Will whirling at the Wharf in tonight’s all-new episode of The Little Couple on TLC! Though it’s been less than two weeks since her final chemotherapy treatment, Jen — who serves as medical director of the Pediatric Simulation Center at Texas Children’s Hospital — decides to take advantage of her invitation to be a keynote speaker at the Society for Simulation in Healthcare’s international meeting in San Francisco. Because Bill wants to make sure she doesn’t overextend herself, the couple packs up the kids and makes a family adventure of the journey. And when Jen is done with her professional duties, … Continue reading

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My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding preview: sister brides and Al Burke raps

On tonight’s My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding, a pair of thoroughly modern gypsy sisters plan a double wedding to their gorger fiancés, and a 34-year-old Irish Traveller tries make a splash in the world of rap music. Louisville sisters Kayla, 21, and Kandace, 20, already live with their fiancés, much to their traditional Romanichal mother Sandy’s dismay. Evan, 19, is Kayla’s man; they’ve been together for three years. Steven, 22, is Kandace’s man. Together five years, they already have two kids. In addition to fretting over their living in sin and having babies out of the bonds of matrimony, … Continue reading

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Interview: Detective Summer Benton of TLC’s Women of Homicide

Women of Homicide Summer Benton

If you’ve ever watched a scripted cop drama and thought to yourself, ‘Lady detectives don’t really look like that!’ Atlanta Police Department homicide detective Summer Benton could be the comely cop to change your mind. But don’t the perfectly made-up face, flowing auburn hair and soft southern drawl fool you. Like Cincinnati detectives Jenny Luke and Jennifer Mitsch, her costars on TLC’s new true-crime series Women of Homicide, Benton has the tenacity and track record to strike fear into the cold hearts of the murderers she’s hunting down. As the series notes, just 15 percent of the nation’s homicide detectives … Continue reading

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Video: My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding Season 3 preview

My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding Season 3

The brawls, bling and teenage brides are back and bolder than ever as TLC’s My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding premieres eight new episodes beginning Thursday, April 3 at 9/8CT. Ellen K. returns as narrator along with Boston’s bling queen Sondra Celli, the go-to designer for even the most far-flung gypsy communities. The Season 3 premiere, “A Love Worth Fighting For,” revisits a love story that blossomed in the Season 2 finale, when spiral-haired, whip-smart Romanichal Heather Small, 18, met her long-distance, online suitor, 16-year-old Brandon Boswell, at a Valentine Ball. Turns out it was love at first sight. Brandon … Continue reading

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The Little Couple preview: Photos from the family’s first Christmas!

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Christmas comes to the Klein-Arnold household on tonight’s all-new episode of The Little Couple, which is aptly titled “Our First Christmas.” And from the looks of things, only Will is excited that Santa came with it. Continuing where we left off last week, it’s the family’s first Christmas together and even though Jen is in the midst of her weekly chemo treatments, she and Bill are determined to make the holiday season magical for Will and Zoey, taking in the neighborhood sights and sounds and turning their home into a festive wonderland. But when Christmas Eve arrives, bringing the man in … Continue reading

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America’s Worst Tattoos Season 2: Megan Massacre is on both sides of the machine!

Megan Massacre America's Worst Tattoos Season 2

The bad tattoos are bigger and the backstories even crazier when Season 2 of TLC’s Thursday night guilty pleasure America’s Worst Tattoos premieres March 27 at 10:30pm ET. “A lot of the tattoos this season compared to last season are a lot bigger and a lot harder to cover up,” says Megan Massacre, the show’s good-natured, flame-haired star, of the challenges facing her and her fellow AWT artists Jeremy Swan, Tim Pangburn and Lisa Del Toro. “You definitely see the stress level from the artists who are scrambling  to figure out how they are going to get this done. But … Continue reading

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The Little Couple sneak peek: “Just Another Bump in the Road”

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Keep those tissues at the ready, fans of The Little Couple. On tonight’s all-new episode, “Just Another Bump in the Road,” Jen learns the shocking source of the troubling health woes that sent her home early from India, leaving Bill behind with Will and the family nanny Kate to complete little Zoey’s adoption. • RELATED: Jen Arnold and Bill Klein on their new daughter, new challenges and their new lease on life Diagnosed with Stage 3 gestational trophoblastic neoplasia, a rare uterine cancer that resulted from a failed pregnancy in the fall and metastasized into her lungs, Jen embarks on a challenging … Continue reading

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TLC announces Kate Plus 8 update special

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Two years after the TLC series went off the air, Kate Gosselin and her eight kids will be the subject of an hourlong Kate Plus 8 update special the network plans to air in June. Thirteen-year-old twins Maddie and Cara, now 13, and 10-year-old sextuplets Alexis, Hannah, Aaden, Collin, Leah, and Joel will join their mother to discuss their life a family today. Throughout the hour, viewers will learn the latest on the Gosselin kids and find out what’s new Kate’s personal and professional ventures. The special also features a poignant and sometimes funny look at the family’s most memorable moments … Continue reading

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‘Little People, Big World’ stars Matt and Amy Roloff split

‘Little People, Big World’ stars Matt and Amy Roloff split

TLC released an official statement today from Matt and Amy Roloff, stars of the network’s hit series Little People, Big World, announcing their decision to separate after 26 years of marriage — an outcome many of the show’s fans and observers suspected was long in the offing. The Rohloff’s statement reads: Though we have weathered many storms together, we recently made the tough decision to engage in a trial separation. Matt remains living on the farm in our guesthouse and we work together everyday on the farm, on our business endeavors and most importantly, raising our amazing children. • RELATED: … Continue reading

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