Unscripted

Renewed and returning: “Outdaughtered,” “Billy on the Street”

In this week’s round-up, new seasons are on the way for series on Discovery Channel, TLC, truTV and Smithsonian Channel. Smithsonian Channel is bringing back its own exotic car show. Produced by ...
October 7, 2016

In this week’s round-up, new seasons are on the way for series on Discovery Channel, TLC, truTV and Smithsonian Channel.

Smithsonian Channel is bringing back its own exotic car show. Produced by Cry Havoc Productions, Supercar Superbuild goes behind the beauty, mechanical prowess and basic building process of some of the world’s leading luxury automakers as they attempt to produce what they hope is their next iconic car. Season two premieres Oct. 30 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.

Elsewhere, Discovery will race back into Street Outlaws on Oct. 31 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. Produced by Pilgrim Media Group, the eighth series will follow competitive Oklahoma City street racers as they look to claim the top spot on the city’s top 10 “List” of street racer.

Discovery Communications-owned lifestyle network TLC, meanwhile, has recommissioned Discovery Studios and The Boardwalk Entertainment Group-made parenting series OutdaughteredThe hour-long series offers an in-depth look into the lives of Danielle and Adam Busby as they raise their four-year-old daughter Blayke and the only all-female set of quintuplets in the U.S. The series, which bows Nov. 15 at 9 p.m. ET/PT, will track the quints as they begin walking, crawling and climbing, while also facing tough decisions when it comes to daughter Hazel who was recently diagnosed with an eye condition.

Finally, Billy Eichner (pictured) returns to the streets of New York with the fifth season premiere of truTV’s pop-culture series Billy on the Street. Produced by Funny Or Die, the new season will feature such celebrities as Aziz Ansari, Jon Hamm, Keegan-Michael Key, Lupita Nyong’o, John Oliver, Seth Rogen, Andy Samberg and Jacob Tremblay. Season five debuts on Nov. 15 at 10:30 p.m. ET/PT.

About The Author
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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