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TLC offers “Answered Prayers” for July debut

U.S. cable net TLC is set to premiere Answered Prayers, an unscripted series documenting various life-threatening situations with miraculous outcomes.
June 11, 2015

U.S. cable net TLC has set a summer premiere for Answered Prayers, an unscripted series documenting various life-threatening situations with miraculous outcomes.

The previously announced series, hosted by actress and producer Roma Downey (pictured), will weave a variety of interviews with a blend of recreations and original footage into six hour-long episodes. The series will highlight stories that include a boy buried under 11 feet of sand for hours, a pastor surviving a vicious stabbing that inflicted 37 wounds and a family that survives its car plunging upside down into an icy river bank.

Produced by Downey’s LightWorkers Media, a division of United Artists Media Group – a joint venture among MGM, Mark Burnett, Hearst Entertainment and Downey – the series is exec produced by Downey, Burnett and Tom Shelly. Wendy Hinton is co-executive producer.

Answered Prayers will debut July 26 at 10 p.m. EST/PST on TLC.

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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