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WE tv Renews ‘Mama June: From Hot to Not’

Ten New Episodes Ordered

WE tv has ordered a second season of docuseries “Mama June: From Hot to Not,” which 10 new episodes to begin airing in early in 2018. The logline: Season two will follow “Mama June” as she tries to navigate life after a whirlwind year and losing a great deal of weight. She shocks everyone by turning the tables on her daughter Alana (former child pageant queen “Honey Boo Boo”) and gets caught up with adult pageant-mania, eager to compete against the beautiful women who snubbed her before her weight loss. Yet it doesn’t take long for June to realize that her weight was the least of her problems –as she now faces decisions that could tear her family apart.

“Audiences were totally captivated by the return of June Shannon and family in ‘Mama June: From Not to Hot,’ which was a huge hit out of the gate and demonstrates how familiar and compelling characters with great stories to tell can still make a big impact,” said Marc Juris, president of WE tv. “Though she may have gotten physically smaller, Mama June remains a larger-than-life personality, and her appeal with viewers is stronger than ever. After witnessing her epic transformation, it was absolutely clear that the story has just begun, and we are pleased to be continuing together on this journey.”

“Mama June: From Not to Hot” is produced for WE tv by Thinkfactory Media and executive produced by Adam Freeman, Adam Reed, Moriah Muse, Alex Campbell and Leslie Greif. Executive producers for WE tv are Lauren P. Gellert, Lauren Lazin and David Stefanou.

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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  • Tikiti098

    It’s called Mama June : From Not to Hot

  • gobluespartyon

    Always seems to be interest in Mama June & Honey Boo which I have never watched any of their shows not interested in the show.