Posts tagged "tlc"

Ted Haggard Coming To A Television Near You

In 2006, Ted Haggard was one of the most powerful ministers in the United States—he was the head of the enormous New Life Church in Colorado and the leader of the National Association of Evangelicals, which boasted 30 million members. And then, in a major sex scandal, a male prostitute outed Haggard, saying…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / January 7, 2011

Do You Have A Strange Addiction?

We are super excited about the new TLC show "My Strange Addiction." I mean, a woman addicted to eating toilet paper? Sure. And it got us thinking: Do WE have any strange addictions that we're not admitting? After the jump, Frisky staffers reveal their strange addictions. And no, being addicted to staring at…
By: Julie Gerstein / December 23, 2010

“My Strange Addiction” Is … Really Strange

My friend Rose has a saying: "You like what you like." It means: don't beat yourself up for what you're into. But what if what you like is eating toilet paper? Or sucking down laundry detergent? This new show on TLC, "My Strange Addiction," chronicles just that. Maybe we should reconsider Rose's words. […
By: Julie Gerstein / December 20, 2010

Old-School Wednesdays: TLC’s On The “Creep”

Your man's not giving you what you need? Throw on some way over-sized silk pajamas and get yours. At least, that's what Chilli, T-Boz, and Left Eye recommend. [YouTube]…
By: Julie Gerstein / November 24, 2010

The Duggars’ Oldest Son On Track To Surpass His Parents’ Brood Size

On TLC's "19 Kids and Counting," Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar put Kate Gosselin and OctoMom to shame. And now it looks like the Duggars' oldest son, Josh, is following in their power-breeding footsteps. Both he and his wife, Anna, are 22. They had their first baby 13 months ago—a little girl…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / November 11, 2010

“Sarah Palin’s Alaska” Is On The Way!

Get your moose hunting gear ready! The date is set. "Sarah Palin's Alaska," the reality show which features the former governor and her clan, is set to debut on November 14 on TLC. Um, aside from the obvious reason that it will be amazing, it has been confirmed that we will get to see…
By: Ami Angelowicz / August 8, 2010

Michelle Duggar Of “19 Kids And Counting” Wins Mother Of The Year Award

Oh, dear. TLC's resident brood sow "19 Kids and Counting" star Michelle Duggar has received a "Mother of the Year Award." Perhaps she is a fine mother to her children, but she is most famous for having many of them — which is not in-and-of-itself a marker of good parenthood at all. It's silly…
By: Jessica Wakeman / July 14, 2010

Quotable: Chilli Says “To Hell” With Cheaters!

"I'll just say this: it wasn't that I just experienced cheating with Usher because he and I never discussed that in detail. That wasn't the first time I experienced cheating in a relationship. I've never cheated but I don't know any woman on this planet who hasn't experienced something like that, whether it's cheating during…
By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / April 9, 2010

An Ode To Mermaid Girl: TLC Airs The Final Chapter

“Some people are the same and some people are different,” said Shiloh Pepin, aka Mermaid Girl, who was different, alright. She said a lot of profound things for a little girl with a flipper. I have been following Shiloh’s story for the last two years as a series of TLC documentaries captured her swimming ahead…
By: Ami Angelowicz / December 14, 2009

TLC Looking To Sue The Ed Hardy Pants Off Jon Gosselin

How, how, have Jon and Kate Gosselin managed to milk a disintegrating marriage into months worth of drama that just won't leave us alone? The latest in the debacle: TLC is suing Jon, saying that he's used his concerns over his kidlets to wiggle out of his contract with the network. Their versio…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / October 19, 2009

TLC To Perform For The First Time In Seven Years

Don't go chasing waterfalls. Instead, make sure to get tickets (or at least set up your DVR) to Justin Timberlake's Shriners Hospital for Children benefit concert in Las Vegas on October 17, where TLC will be giving their first live performance in seven years. In 2002, Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes was killed in a…
By: Nikki Dowling / August 26, 2009

“Police Women of Broward County” Promises To Be The New “Cops”

"Bad girls, bad girls, whatchoo gonna do? Whatchoo gonna do when they come for you?" Or, more importantly, what you are going to do when the "Police Women of Broward County" come for you? A new reality TV show from TLC, this 10-part documentary series set in Broward County, Florida, reveals life on the street…
By: Susannah Breslin / July 28, 2009

VH1 Gets Spicy

VH1 must be starting to think it’s the Spice network, because two of their just-picked-up shows star well-seasoned hip-hop veterans. Sandra Denton (you know her as Pepa of Salt-n-Pepa) and Rozanda Thomas (a.k.a Chilli from TLC) are each getting their own reality shows where they try to find the man of their dreams, a la…
By: Justine Fields / June 30, 2009

The 16-Year-Old Girl Who Is Still A Baby

Turns out, "The Curious Case of Benjamin Button" might not have had the most ridiculous plot ever. One 16-year-old girl, who will be the focus of a TLC documentary airing in August, hasn’t aged since toddlerhood. She has three sisters ages 22, 19 and 13 who all grew up perfectly normal. But Brooke Greenberg i…
By: Justine Fields / June 24, 2009

What We Think Jon And Kate’s Announcement Will Be

By now, you've probably seen the promo for tonight's "special episode" of "Jon & Kate Plus 8" approximately 98 times. If you're one who likes to jump to conclusions, you're probably assuming that the big announcement the commercial teases is that Jon and Kate are getting divorced. But I'm not so convinced—they'll probably…
By: Kate Torgovnick/Kate-Book.com / June 22, 2009

Quickies!: Prince Alienates Fans With His Gay Marriage Stance

WTF of the year: Tight-purple-pants-wearing Prince is opposed to gay marriage. Check out what else he said as he tapped his Bible. [Candy Kirby] Brooke Shields says "Lipstick Jungle" is not canceled. But we think it will be soon, since it's been scheduled on Friday nights.[Us magazine] Sex has other health…
By: Annika Harris / November 17, 2008

Get A Piece Of TLC

Earlier this week, we told you VH1 is casting Atlanta's hottest men who want a piece of TLC's Chilli. Well, now it seems the former members of the Grammy Award-winning group are really hard up for cash because T-Boz, whose real name is Tionne Watkins, is selling off her belongings. We came acro…
By: Annika Harris / November 6, 2008

TLC’s Chilli Needs A Boyfriend

You may remember Rozonda "Chilli" Thomas from her days as one-third of the Grammy Award-winning group TLC. We haven't heard much from Chilli since the group fizzled after the death of member Lisa "Left Eye" Lopes. Now we've caught wind of a VH1 casting call for "Atlanta's hottest men to compete for a…
By: Annika Harris / November 4, 2008
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