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Renewed, returning: “Kocktails with Khloe,” “Mary Mary”

This week's round-up of renewed and returning unscripted and non-fiction programs includes shows airing on FYI, WE tv, ID, Bravo and TLC. (Pictured: Khloe Kardashian)
February 12, 2016

This week’s round-up of renewed and returning unscripted and non-fiction programs includes shows airing on FYI, WE tv, ID, Channel 4, Bravo and TLC.

Kocktails with Khloe, hosted and exec produced by Khloe Kardashian (pictured), has been renewed by A+E Networks’ FYI for 15 additional one-hour episodes. The chat show, produced by Pilgrim Media Group, racked up the highest series premiere for the network upon its January 20 debut. The additional 15 episodes will run weekly following the initial eight-episode run, into June.

Over at Discovery Communications’ TLC, The Willis Family will be returning for a second season premiering on March 15. The series, produced by Figure 8 Films and Heart Bridge Media, follows the exploits of the musical family, composed on parents Brenda and Toby Willis and their 12 children.

At sister network Investigation Discovery, See No Evil returns for a second season on February 23. Produced by Arrow Media with Saloon Media, the series combines CCTV footage with first-person interviews and dramatic recreations to follow the timeline of a crime. The series also airs on Bell Media’s French-language broadcaster Canal D in Canada.

NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment net Bravo welcomes back Thicker Than Water for a third season on March 27. The series, produced by Sirens Media and John Doe Productions, focuses on the Tankard family, a self-proclaimed “Black Brady Bunch” headed by evangelists Ben and Jewel.

AMC Networks’ WE tv is bringing back Mary Mary for its fifth season on March 3. Produced by eOne, the series follows the gospel and blues duo comprised of singing sisters Erica and Tina Campbell, and the upcoming season explores how each sister’s solo success is impacting the future of the group.

In the UK, Channel 4′s Posh Pawn has returned for a 12 x 60-minute, fourth series run. Boomerang produces the series, which follows high-end pawnbrokers Prestige.

About The Author
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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