Breaking Amish

2012, TV Show

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Breaking Amish Star Poses for Maxim

Kate Stoltzfus

Breaking Amish star Kate Stoltzfus has traded her bonnet for a bustier in a new issue of Maxim.

"There are definitely a lot of Amish women who have great bodies ... read more

VIDEO: Get a First Look at Breaking Amish: LA

Breaking Amish

Breaking Amish returns next month with a whole new cast undergoing the ultimate coming-of-age story.

In Season 2, five young Amish adults leave behind their old-fashioned communities and head to Los Angeles to try their hand at modern life. While some have already tried living outside the Amish lifestyle, others are going in completely unprepared. read more

Exclusive: Discovery Renews Amish Mafia For Season Two

Amish Mafia

TV's Amish craze isn't dying down yet: Discovery is ordering a second season of Amish Mafia, which performed well for the network this winter.

Discovery will air eight more hour-long episodes of the show later this year. Amish Mafia centers on a guy who calls... read more

Is Reality TV Real? TV Gets A Dose of Shows That Are Proudly Fake

The Joe Schmo Show

When fired Storage Wars star Dave Hester ("Yuuup!") filed suit in December against A&E and Original Productions, accusing them of rigging the show by planting valuable items in some storage units, he reignited an old debate questioning how "real" reality TV actually is. Other series, like TLC's Breaking Amish, have weathered criticism that participants' backgrounds were embellished. And it's now widely accepted that docusoaps like MTV's The Hills were heavily scripted.

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Thanksgiving Weekend TV: Your Guide to the Marathons, Specials and Sports Games

Stana Katic and Nathan Fillion

Stuffed with Thanksgiving turkey? Tired of flag football with your family? Fortunately, there are plenty of reasons to stay put on the couch all weekend long. Check out our roundup of all the parades, specials, marathons and sports on tap. (All times ET)

Network Parades and Specials
Thursday:
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade (9 a.m.- Noon, NBC)
Thanksgiving Day Parade (9 a.m.- Noon, CBS)
The National Dog Show (Noon-2 p.m., NBC)
Charlie Brown Thanksgiving (8 -9 p.m., ABC)

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Exclusive Video: Breaking Amish Plans a Bachelor Party!

Breaking Amish

The Amish throwing a bachelor party? Yup — it's happening on Sunday's episode of Breaking Amish, when Sabrina and Jeremiah are determined throw a memorable shindig for engaged couple Abe and Rebecca.

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Led By The Walking Dead, Cable Ups Its Game Vs. Broadcast This Fall

Andrew Lincoln

The zombie apocalypse has upended the entire TV business. AMC's The Walking Dead is now the No. 1 entertainment series on TV among adults 18-49 — a landmark accomplishment for a cable show, particularly in the fall.

The first three episodes of The Walking Dead's Season 3 have attracted at least 6.5 million viewers in that key advertiser demographic, beating everything else on TV — even mainstream hits like Modern Family and The Big Bang Theory. read more

VIDEO Exclusive: Abe Wants Life to Be a Beach on Breaking Amish

Breaking Amish

Life's a beach, or at least Abe would like to see if it could be.

The 22-year-old star of TLC's Breaking Amish, which premieres Sunday at 10/9c, is one of five young men and women who leave the strict traditions of their Amish/Mennonite lifestyles to explore a possible life in New York. The stakes are high because even if they decide to return to their homes, they risk being shunned by their communities and families.

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Premiered: September 09, 2012, on TLC
Rating: TV-14
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Premise: A reality series following five men and women who may leave their Amish and Mennonite communities as they explore new opportunities and experiences in New York City, though they also run the risk of saying good-bye to their family and friends forever.

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