In this week’s Renewed and Returning round-up, new seasons are on the way for unscripted series on Discovery, TLC and UKTV’s Dave.
Street Outlaws: No Prep Kings speeds to raceways across the nation when it returns to Discovery’s Motor Mondays beginning Jan. 14 at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
This season of Street Outlaws, produced by Pilgrim Media Group, journeys across America, giving anyone the chance to race some members of the Outlaw family. The country’s fastest racers will test their skills on unfamiliar tracks as huge crowds gather each week to witness 32 racers whittled down to only two for the final battle on the track to be crowned this year’s points champion. The rules have changed this season as no one is safe as the Street Outlaws crew competes with the fastest no prep racers in the nation for the chance to take home cash and other prizes valued at more than US$500,000.
Love and chaos are plentiful when polyamory programs Sister Wives (pictured) and Seeking Sister Wife return to Discovery-owned lifestyle network TLC later this month.
The 11-new episode season of Sister Wives, which returns Jan. 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT, follows Kody, Meri, Janelle, Christine and Robyn Brown as their family faces new challenges, lingering issues and a new chapter of their lives.
Sister Wives is produced by Puddle Monkey in association with Figure 8 Films.
Then, Seeking Sister Wife takes audiences into the unfamiliar world of polygamous courtship. Produced by Discovery Studios, the 13-episode season, premiering Jan. 20 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, features two familiar families from last season and two new ones.
Elsewhere, obsessive worrier and organizer Jon Richardson returns alongside a host of comedy guests to British multi-channel broadcaster UKTV’s comedy channel Dave as they attempt to assess and log every single one of Richardson’s worries.
The sophomore series of the UKTV Original series Jon Richardson: Ultimate Worrier sees Richardson’s Worry Index upgraded, to help his analysis, he will also undergo worry based aversion therapy at the end of each episode. Produced by Fremantle-owned Talkback, the 10 x 60-minute series debuts across UKTV’s Dave later this year.