I think the problem is that TLC knows that most of their viewership is coming not from people who want to watch a Duggar documentary, but from people who like the glossy, cheesy, People-Magazine-article-come-to-life style episodes. They're still not getting all that many viewers, but more than they would if they went for a documentary style show. TLC ceased to be 'the learning channel' many moons ago.
3 hours ago, samurai_sarah said:
At our wedding, I high-fived Mr samurai_sarah, and then gave him a pretty brief kiss. The reason? We had specifically asked the officiant to dispense with the "you may now kiss the bride". She forgot all about it and said "how about you give your bride a wee kiss now?". So, I high-fived him instead, and then kissed him.
Maybe it is time for the officiants to do away with "you may not kiss the bride" and substitute
You may now kiss your new spouse.
I grew up in Manhattan. Almost everyone I knew Catholic, and your home parish was defined by your address. My parents had friends that were of other religions, but no one ever asked.
My first full time job in the 70’s had a home office in North Carolina and it was very odd to me to see office memos announcing that Mr. ABC was a Deacon at his Southern Baptist congregation. A later job had the management change due to a corporate buyout and move from NYC to Cinncinatti and the same religious announcement were made in the corporate structure memos.Edited by Lurker
I'd also watch an actual documentary about these people. And I'd love a birth announcement where the couple announces they're not going to find out the sex ahead of time, and requests gender neutral clothes. And then they announce that the mom will have regularly scheduled GYNO appointments and go to a birthing center to deliver the baby.
47 minutes ago, Bad Wolf said:
For a reality show, there's not much real about it.
Someone wanna tweet that to Derrick?