TLC Premieres New Series BEHIND CLOSED DOORS: THE AMERICAN FAMILY, 9/10

TLC takes viewers inside the personal lives of three families from across the country in BEHIND CLOSED DOORS: THE AMERICAN FAMILY, a new UNCOMPROMISING documentary style series that reveals real-life drama in the most raw and authentic way. With a genuine and unique "hands-off" approach, each one-hour records these families on camera 24/7 capturing every moment, revealing an intimate look into their daily lives. Viewers will get a sneak peek at all six episodes on September 10th on TLC GO with the linear series premiering on Monday, September 18th at 11/10c on TLC.

Meet the Families
Mandy and Jeff are seemingly the perfect couple. But scratch the surface and things aren't always as they seem. They live in a beautiful small-town community, where Jeff is a financial advisor and blogger and Mandy is a stay-at-home-mom to recently adopted Janella and her three boys. They are actively involved in their church and their community. Most recently, their lives have been turned upside down since their adopted two-year-old daughter has become a part of their family. Jeff and Mandy haven't been alone in months because Mandy won't leave Janella with a baby sitter and romance has turned into resentment. Can they get their relationship back on track before the cracks start to show in their "perfect on the outside relationship," and what does that mean for the couple who have their lives planned out with a 30-day, 90-day, 1-year, 5-year and life plan?

Tam, a buxom blonde successful business owner, and her part-time bouncer fiancé Paul are at a crossroads; to marry or not to marry. Tam struggles with the stress and anxiety over having to constantly keep tabs on Paul's social media relationships with ex-girlfriends. Tam and Paul have known each other for four years and been a living together for three. They had originally planned on marrying sooner, but doubts crept in from both sides due to more recent blow ups, so they decided to work on their relationship instead of taking the plunge. These two love each other and their passion is undeniable, but both want the drama to stop once and for all.

Childhood sweethearts married for over 17 years, Deena and Andy built a strong partnership with successful restaurant businesses and a loving home for their three daughters. But something in Andy's recent past has affected THE FAMILY more than they want to face--Andy cheated on Deena. He claims it only lasted a couple of weeks before Deena found out and he ended it abruptly. However, Deena still wonders if it would have continued had she not caught him and she also questions how many other times it has happened. They still fight daily and everything is a trigger for Deena. Andy desperately wants forgiveness but Deena says that she can't put a date on the day that she will stop being angry. However, it's not only about Deena and Andy, this is also about how the daughters were affected. When the truth comes out in this family, will they grow stronger, or grow farther apart?

Join the conversation on social media by using the hashtag #BehindClosedDoors, and learn more about the families on TLC.com/BehindClosedDoors.

BEHIND CLOSED DOORS is produced by Shed Entertainment a division of Warner Bros. Unscripted and Alternative Television, for TLC.

ABOUT TLC
Offering remarkable real-life stories without judgment, TLC shares everyday heart, humor, hope, and human connection with programming genres that include fascinating families, heartwarming transformations, and life's milestone moments. In 2017 to-date, TLC ranks as the #6 ad-supported cable network in Prime among W25-54.

TLC is a global brand available in more than 90 million homes in the US and 271 million households around the world. Viewers can enjoy their favorite shows anytime, anywhere through TLC GO - the network's TVE offering featuring live and on demand access to complete seasons. A destination online, TLC.com offers in-depth fan sites and exclusive original video content. Fans can also interact with TLC on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Snapchat and Pinterest. TLC is part of Discovery Communications (NASDAQ: DISCA, DISCB, DISCK), reaching 3 billion cumulative viewers in more than 220 countries and territories to satisfy CURIOSITY and captivate superfans with a portfolio of premium nonfiction, lifestyle, sports and kids content brands.



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