or


[01/26/17 - 07:01 AM]
WE tv's New Docu-Dramedy, "Mama June: From Not to Hot," Premieres on February 24 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT
Over the course of seven one-hour episodes, viewers will follow Mama June as she embarks on a quest of self-discovery that will redefine who she is as a woman, mother, lover and celebrity.

[via press release from WE tv]

THE WEIGHT IS OVER

AMERICA LOVES A COMEBACK, AND MAMA JUNE IS ABOUT TO GIVE US ONE WE WILL NEVER FORGET!

WE TV'S NEW DOCU-DRAMEDY, "MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT," PREMIERES on FEBRUARY 24 at 10:00 P.M. ET/PT

NEW YORK, JANUARY 26, 2017 - She's baaaack! Beginning Friday, February 24th at 10:00 pm ET/PT, WE tv invites viewers to join June Shannon, aka "Mama June," on her journey through a life-changing transformation, a physical and emotional metamorphosis that will leave one of America's most recognizable personalities virtually unrecognizable. Over the course of seven one-hour episodes, viewers will follow Mama June as she embarks on a quest of self-discovery that will redefine who she is as a woman, mother, lover and celebrity. Throughout the transformative journey Mama June will find much needed support - and a little tough love-- from daughters, Alana "Honey Boo Boo" Shannon and Lauryn "Pumpkin" Shannon, as well as other close family and friends.

Season one intimately documents Mama June's entire journey, from the moment she learns that her Ex (Sugar Bear) is getting hitched, right up to her shocking reveal in front of the universe. During this extraordinary process, she will undergo not only a series of extensive plastic surgeries, but also intensive workouts with an unlikely trainer, Kenya Crooks, who forces her to change her entire way of thinking. June will battle self-doubt, ongoing temptation to cheat, and a string of hilariously disastrous dates to become the woman she has always wanted to be.

"WE tv is the home of authentic personalities, and no one is more authentic and fun to watch than Mama June. The addition of 'Mama June: From Not to Hot' along with franchise series 'Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars,' solidifies Friday nights on WE tv as the destination for can't-miss television," said Marc Juris, president, WE tv. "We are pleased to show viewers a new side of Mama June as she transforms her body, and her life, while still maintaining her signature sense of humor. We are rooting for her as she goes on her amazing journey and we know the audience will too."

In the first episode, titled, "Thin-Tervension," June learns that her Ex, Sugar Bear, is planning to tie the knot, and so begins her "revenge" game plan which includes dieting and diving back into the dating world. But when her weekend warrior bravado fades, and her dating life takes a heartbreaking wrong turn, she considers taking more drastic steps.

Meet the cast (if you haven't met them already!):

Mama June

After two successful seasons of "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" and a failed attempt at saving her relationship on "Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars," full-figured mother of four 'Mama' June Shannon is buckling down to get her weight on track. June has always felt she was 'beautimous,' but now that she's back on the market - and facing health issues - it is time to get her priorities straight. She is ready for a new life, a new body, and a new love!

Alana/Honey Boo Boo

Last seen by the world as the high-energy, sugar-loving, chubby pageant girl, 'Honey Boo Boo' has grown into a still hysterical pre-teen facing some nutritional challenges of her own. She will always support her Mama, and hopefully learn a bit about herself in the process!

Lauryn/Pumpkin

At the ripe old age of 17, Honey Boo Boo's big sister is facing weight-related health issues herself. She is always encouraging Mama June to find a new man... and is almost old enough to be her wingman!

Big Mike

June's lifelong friend, Mike has an intense dislike for Sugar Bear and isn't afraid to say it. In fact, Mike thinks her taste in men sucks, and he would like for her to find a good man - especially so he can retire as the family handyman!

Doe Doe

June's loving but judgmental older sister Doe Doe is never satisfied with June's choices. She is wary of the medical dangers of plastic surgery and encourages June to think before acting impulsively.

Amber

June's niece Amber was raised more like a sister, and she has always been seen as the "perfect one." She brings a dose of normality to this crazy clan, and buys June a sexy red dress - 10 sizes too small - for inspiration.

Sugar Bear

After a turbulent relationship and breakup with June, Sugar Bear has started a new life with his very new fiancé, Jennifer. Sugar Bear wants his daughter Alana to be the flower girl at his wedding, and he wants June to be there too - much to the dismay of his fiancé.

Jennifer

Jennifer is about to be the new Mrs. Sugar Bear! She and June do not like each other in the slightest, but neither woman will admit it's all due to jealousy. Jennifer tries to sabotage June's diet and turn Alana against her.

Kenya Crooks

Born and raised in Seneca, SC, this drill sergeant-style trainer is a no-nonsense fitness and nutrition guru who will have his work cut out for him when it comes to Mama June. He has trained the Braxton family, Ray Leonard Jr. (son of Sugar Ray Leonard), former Pittsburgh Steeler Pro Bowler Levon Kirkland, and many more. Two larger-than-life personalities are about to collide!

For more on ""MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT," visit www.wetv.com for sneak peeks, deleted scenes, photo galleries and blogs. You'll also find the weekly behind-the-scenes scoop and exclusive videos. "Like" WE tv on Facebook and follow @WEtv on Instagram and Twitter for the full insider experience.

"MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT" is produced for WE tv by Thinkfactory Media and executive produced by Adam Freeman, Adam Reed, Moriah Muse and Leslie Greif. Executive Producers for WE tv are Lauren P. Gellert, Lauren Lazin and David Stefanou.

About Thinkfactory Media

Thinkfactory Media is a full-service production company that creates high-quality entertainment content. Renowned for award-winning productions, the company was the driving force behind the Emmy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-nominated hit mini-series Hatfields & McCoys (History), starring Kevin Costner. Thinkfactory Media is currently working on the highly-anticipated scripted drama, Sun Records (CMT). Other recent credits include: the Lifetime biopic, Surviving Compton: Dre, Suge & Michel'le, Million Dollar Matchmaker (WEtv), Texas Rising (History), Marriage Boot Camp (We tv), Marriage Boot Camp: Reality Stars (We tv), Married By Mom and Dad (TLC), Dead of Winter: The Donner Party (The Weather Channel), Vet School (Nat Geo WILD), Preachers' Daughters (Lifetime), R&B Divas: Atlanta (TV One), R&B Divas: Los Angeles (TV One), Queens of Drama (Pop), Strange Love (TLC), Gene Simmons: Family Jewels (A&E), Tony Danza: Teach (A&E), among many others. Find out more about Thinkfactory Media and its projects at www.ThinkfactoryMedia.com and follow them on Twitter at @TFactoryMedia.

About WE tv

With compelling, can't miss unscripted shows, WE tv's programming is fueled by personalities and relationships filled with purpose and passion. WE tv welcomes everyone and creates an inclusive experience across all platforms: on TV, online, on demand, and social media, embracing how today's digitally savvy, socially engaged audiences connect through content, using it as a catalyst to drive conversation and build community. WE tv is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., and its sister channels include AMC, BBC America, IFC and SundanceTV. WE tv: All In.





  [january 2017]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· HERE COMES HONEY BOO BOO (TLC)
· MAMA JUNE: FROM NOT TO HOT (WE)





[11/27/20 - 08:46 PM]
NFL Pushes Ravens-Steelers to Tuesday; NBC Sends "The Voice," "Transplant" to Thursday
The matchup, original slated for Thanksgiving, is on the move for the second time.

[11/27/20 - 09:12 AM]
Video: "The Available Wife" - Official Trailer - Coming to UMC
In the film, due on December 17, Nicole Wright, a successful music CEO, realizes that her life is about to crumble in front of her.

[11/27/20 - 05:38 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ and Mariah Carey Unveil Official Trailer for "Mariah Carey's Magical Christmas Special," Offering a First Look at the Holiday Extravaganza, Set to Debut December 4
Combining musical performances, dynamic dancing and groundbreaking animation, the undisputed Queen of Christmas jumps into action to create a holiday spectacular to make the whole world merry.

[11/26/20 - 08:31 AM]
Video: "3 Caminos" - Official Trailer - Amazon Prime Video
The streaming service's latest original bows Friday, January 22.

[11/26/20 - 06:01 AM]
Video: "The Prom" - Official Trailer - Netflix
A group of down-on-their-luck Broadway stars shake up a small Indiana town as they rally behind a teen who just wants to attend prom with her girlfriend.

[11/25/20 - 12:13 PM]
"Married at First Sight" Heads Down the Aisle in Atlanta for Season 12 on January 13 with Three Hour Megasized Premiere
Season 12 is set to be the most romantic, diverse, and surprising season yet as ten brave-but-loveless singles meet their new spouse at the altar and enter a legally binding marriage at first sight.

[11/25/20 - 12:06 PM]
NFL Moves Ravens-Steelers Thanksgiving Primetime Game to Sunday, November 29
In its place, NBC will rebroadcast "The National Dog Show" alongside a repeat of "The Wall."

[11/25/20 - 10:47 AM]
Video: HBO Max Debuts Trailer and Key Art for Max Original "House of Ho" Premiering Thursday, Dec. 10
The series follow the lives, loves, and conflicts of the Hos, a wealthy Vietnamese-American family in Houston who've built a multimillion-dollar empire.

[11/25/20 - 10:31 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Closes Out 2020 with Three Shows in December, Live Coast-to-Coast
Jason Bateman, Timothée Chalamet and Kristen Wiig are on tap to host in the coming weeks.

[11/25/20 - 10:08 AM]
Video: "On Pointe" - Official Trailer - Disney+
Get a glimpse into the students from the School of American Ballet in the series, due on Friday, December 18.

[11/25/20 - 10:00 AM]
An Incredible Lineup of Talent Set to Join the "Christmas Spectacular Starring the Radio City Rockettes - At Home Holiday Special"
NBC News' "Today" co-anchors Savannah Guthrie and Hoda Kotb will host the joyous event.

[11/25/20 - 09:00 AM]
More Performers Announced for the One-Hour Concert Special "Play On: Celebrating The Power of Music to Make Change," on a New Date and Time, Tuesday, Dec. 15
The one-hour special was previously scheduled for Saturday, December 5 at 9:00/8:00c.

[11/25/20 - 08:12 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Bachelorette" Keeps ABC on Top in Demos
The Alphabet takes home the adults 18-49 crown while CBS leads the night in total viewers.

[11/25/20 - 08:00 AM]
HBO Max Highlights - December 2020
Newly announced premieres include "House of Ho" on December 10 and "Homeschool Musical Class of 2020" on December 17.

[11/25/20 - 06:33 AM]
FOX College Hoops Tips Off 2020-21 Season with Thanksgiving Week Feast
Gus Johnson, the most exciting voice in sports, returns as the network's lead play-by-play announcer, with former All-American and NBA veteran Jim Jackson and Emmy Award-winning broadcaster Bill Raftery serving as FOX Sports' lead game analysts.