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TLC preps Bunim/Murray’s “The Healer”

Discovery Communications-owned lifestyle channel TLC has bolstered its Monday night fall lineup, kicking off with Bunim/Murray’s naturopathic series The Healer. Beginning on Nov. 6, The Healer follows Australian energy healer Charlie ...
October 3, 2017

Discovery Communications-owned lifestyle channel TLC has bolstered its Monday night fall lineup, kicking off with Bunim/Murray’s naturopathic series The Healer.

Beginning on Nov. 6, The Healer follows Australian energy healer Charlie Goldsmith (pictured) as he works with scientists and medical professionals to bring credibility to his work. The series chronicles Goldsmith’s life and career as he sets out to provide athletes, celebrities and other individuals with relief from such chronic and debilitating ailments as auto immune conditions, infections, severe body pain, inflammation and allergies. The series premieres at 10 p.m. ET/PT on TLC.

Elsewhere, Shed Media’s Long Lost Family¬†will launch its sophomore season by sharing the stories of individuals in search of reuniting with their birth parents, biological families or children placed for adoption after prolonged periods of separation. Showcased in the second run, which debuts at 8 p.m. ET/PT, will be a woman whose mother dropped her off in front of a house at just four years old; a pair of siblings seeking their sperm donor father; and a gay man who finds out for the first time that he is a father at 49. The format has been popular in a number of territories, including the Netherlands, the UK, Ireland, Norway, Hungary, Italy, Denmark and Germany.

Magilla Entertainment’s Long Island Medium, meanwhile,will return to the broadcaster for its 10th season at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The new season will highlight emotionally spiritual readings for Frasier‘sKelsey Grammer, This Is Us star Chrissy Metz and Sugar Ray frontman and TV host Mark McGrath.

All three series premiere Nov. 6 on TLC.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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