Check out some of the great shows premiering in the next few weeks on cable!
UNDERCOVER PRINCESSES (TLC)
· [series premiere] · 2/28/12 at 10:00 PM
· [regularly airs] · tuesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
TLC explores what it’s like when you have everything in the world except true love. The series follows royalty on the pursuit of love as three single princes and princesses from around the world go undercover as locals in the UK in hopes of finding their true love to take back to their kingdom. They hit the bars and clubs, internet dating sites and even try their hand at speed dating in search for someone who can love them for more than just their wealth and title. Both sets of “undercovers” will ditch their fleets of servants and be forced to cook, clean and shop for themselves. To maximize their chances to find dates, royalty will also be working everyday jobs including cleaning hotels, waiting tables and bartending to explore the possibility of sparking up a romance with their co-workers.
LOVE BROKER (BRAVO)
· [series premiere] · 3/5/12 at 10:00 PM
· [regularly airs] · mondays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
The series follows New York’s most passionate matchmaker, Lori Zaslow, as she hits the streets of Manhattan searching tirelessly for soulmates for her clients. Lori believes you can’t wait for love to come to you -– you have to go out and find it. As head of the boutique matchmaking service, Project Soulmate, Lori will do most anything to find her clients love. Lori caters to upscale, educated singles serious about love utilizing a blind date technique that she believes is the first step to love success.
MY CRAZY OBSESSION (TLC)
· [series premiere] · 3/7/12 at 10:00 PM
· [regularly airs] · wednesdays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
TLC pulls back the curtains to reveal some of the nation’s most extreme and unique obsessions in its newest series MY CRAZY OBSESSION. These obsessors will go to great lengths to preserve the quality and authenticity of their jaw-dropping possessions and daily routines. For the first time ever, some are allowing cameras to document their secret world of unbelievable, one-of-a-kind treasures and sometimes bizarre, never-before-seen habits and rituals. The series kicks off with a couple that boasts a collection of over 5,000 Cabbage Patch Kids. With their favorite doll Kevin by their side, the couple plans play dates and parties to celebrate their always-expanding collection with other Cabbage Patch fans. This story is followed by a woman who is completely obsessed with the color pink. From a pink television to a pink dog, the show will reveal the time, money and effort required to fulfill and maintain these uncommon passions.
SHAHS OF SUNSET (BRAVO)
· [series premiere] · 3/11/12 at 10:00 PM
· [regularly airs] · sundays from 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST
Bravo gives viewers a never-before-seen look inside the captivating lives of six young Persian-American friends in Los Angeles when “Shahs of Sunset.” The network’s latest docu-series follows a group of friends who are trying to juggle their active social lives and up-and-coming careers while balancing the demands of their families and traditions. These passionate socialites are fervent on the dating and party scene, but seeking approval from their families they face pressures to settle down and marry within the community. From outings on Rodeo Drive to traditional Persian feasts at home, this series celebrates the unique lifestyle of a group of friends who have worked hard for what they have and are not afraid to flaunt it.
FROZEN PLANET (DISCOVERY)
· [series premiere] · 3/18/12 at 8:00 PM
· [regularly airs] · sundays from 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
A Discovery Channel/BBC co-production four years in the making, FROZEN PLANET will be narrated by award-winning actor Alec Baldwin. FROZEN PLANET will provide the ultimate portrait of our earth’s polar regions, where the scale and beauty of the scenery and sheer power of the natural elements are unlike anywhere else on the planet. To capture nature’s majestic power – as well as its ultimate fragility – FROZEN PLANET’s filmmakers utilized the latest cinematographic techniques and technology to capture groundbreaking imagery both above and below the ice in some of the most extreme and remote regions of our planet.