TLC Shocks Viewers, New Reality Show to Profile Normal Family

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LOS ANGELES—Cable channel TLC announced this morning a new addition to its Wednesday night lineup: “The Hendersons: Completely Average,” a show profiling the network’s most anomalous family yet. The Hendersons are one of a small subculture of American families who do not compete in child beauty pageants, hunt ghosts, or solve crimes by communicating with the dead. In recent years, TLC has…

TLC: We Love You, but Seriously?

TLC is one of the most popular networks on cable television, housing some of the most watched shows of this year and years past. But what is America really “learning” from The Learning Channel? We have absolutely no idea. The Exploitation Channel is probably a more accurate name, and if TLC would just own up to it, we’d be okay with that.…