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Discovery Fit & Health to air “The Funeral Boss”

The U.S. cable network will go behind the scenes at a family-run funeral home in The Funeral Boss (pictured), a six-part reality series that will premiere on March 14.
February 28, 2013

U.S. cable network Discovery Fit & Health will begin airing a reality series about a family-run funeral home next month.

The Funeral Boss follows Bill Harris (pictured above), the perfectionist CEO of the Harris Family Funeral Home, and his three sons and daughter as they help families say goodbye to loved ones and balance the demands of their profession with family concerns.

The six-part series was produced by High Noon Entertainment with Coolfire Originals Media. It will premiere on March 14 at 10 p.m. EST/PST.

Earlier this year TLC aired the one-off special Best Funeral Ever, about a Dallas funeral home that stages festive thematic celebrations for its clients.

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Meagan Kashty is an associate editor of realscreen, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Meagan is an award-winning business journalist. Prior to joining the realscreen team, Meagan was online editor of Canadian Grocer, named Magazine of the Year at the 2015 Canadian Business Media Awards. She can be reached at mkashty@brunico.com, and you can follow her on Twitter @MegKashty

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