This week on AMC Networks’ WE tv: Tune in to an all-new episode of ‘Brat Loves Judy’ and a new episode of ‘Commit or Quit with Judge Toler’ on Thursday, June 30. Plus, catch a new episode of ’Mama June: Road to Redemption’ on Friday, July 1.
BRAT LOVES JUDY – Thursday, June 30 at 9PM ET/8PM CT
On Thursday, June 30th at 9 PM ET/8PM CT, Brat and Judy rehearse for their wedding, which is threatened by rain and quickly costing way more than they budgeted for. Judy and LisaRaye discuss how LisaRaye reacted to the couple’s baby news in the media, then Brat joins the conversation.
Brat-A-Tat and Big Booty Judy plan their dream wedding, but the rush towards the date 2-22-22 unveils unresolved relationship issues. The power couple faces major hurdles from having a baby to exploding their careers as they navigate married life. Judy returns to her hometown in NOLA where Brat and Judy started their love journey – where it all began! Meanwhile, Brat plans Judy’s Surprise 40th Birthday. Family drama hits the fan when an unexpected announcement hits social media, and LisaRaye doesn’t hold back from what she has to say. Brat’s calling all the shots in her music career as she reinvents herself as an independent artist. Brat explores her tomboy vs feminine side and opens up more than ever before.
COMMIT OR QUIT WITH JUDGE TOLER – Thursday, June 30 at 10PM ET/9PM CT
On Thursday, June 30th at 10 PM ET/9PM CT, divorced couple Demi and Kenny seek Judge Toler’s help if they should remarry after infidelity and two prison stints. Mimi and Charles’s volatile social media ridden relationship exposes deep trauma, but is it too late to save it?
In this all new series, couples in crisis turn to the honorable Judge Lynn Toler for a life altering decision to get married or break up for good in the new WE tv series, “Commit or Quit with Judge Lynn Toler.” In the eight, one-hour episodes, eight couples are under Judge Lynn Toler’s microscope. Secrets are exposed, core issues uncovered, and those closest to them give shocking testimony. When it’s all said and done, ultimately, it’s up to the Judge to have them…Commit or Quit!
MAMA JUNE: ROAD TO REDEMPTION – Friday, July 1 at 9PM ET/8PM CT
On Friday, July 1st at 9 PM ET/8PM CT, Dr. Ish helps the family deal with their June issues. Meanwhile, June and Justin secretly move back to Georgia to be closer to the girls. Alana goes on a date with Dralin. Pumpkin and Josh are furious when they find out June is now living close by.
This season, Pumpkin is breaking the cycle of her mother by rising to become the matriarch of the family. She and Josh move into a bigger home but the chaos and pressure are still very real with Ella, new baby, Bentley, Alana “Honey Boo Boo” Thompson and Jessica all under one roof. Alana, now a high school junior, struggles to balance her time with family, her new boyfriend, Dralin, and babysitting her niece and nephew. As the girls adapt to their new normal, June claims she wants to step back into the role as the mom, however resentment soon builds when she continues to avoid all responsibility for her family making it difficult to stand by her side.
POWER COUPLE BRAT AND JUDY NAVIGATE THE NEXT CHAPTER TOGETHER: MARRIAGE, CAREERS AND BABIES ON SEASON TWO OF BRAT LOVES JUDY, PREMIERING JUNE 9 AT 9 PM EST ON WE tv
On June 9, 2022, don’t miss the season two premiere of Brat Loves Judy. Brat-A-Tat and Big Booty Judy plan their dream wedding, but the rush towards the date 2-22-22 unveils unresolved relationship issues. The power couple faces major hurdles from having a baby to exploding their careers, as they navigate married life. Judy returns to her hometown in NOLA where Brat and Judy started their love journey – where it all began! Meanwhile, Brat plans Judy’s Surprise 40th Birthday. Family drama hits the fan when an unexpected announcement hits social media, and LisaRaye doesn’t hold back from what she has to say. Brat’s calling all the shots in her music career as she reinvents herself as an independent artist…exploring her tomboy vs feminine side and opening more than ever before. TUNE IN Thursday, June 9 at 9pm ET on WEtv, streaming the following Monday on ALLBLK.
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. Further building on this mission, current WE tv originals are now available to stream on WE tv’s sister platform, ALLBLK. WE tv is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc., and its sister networks include AMC, BBC America, IFC, SundanceTV and streamers Acorn TV, ALLBLK, AMC+, Shudder and Sundance Now.
AMC Networks Announces August Highlights for Targeted Streaming Services
NEW SERIES, FILMS, SPECIALS AND MORE NOW STREAMING ON AMC NETWORKS’ SUITE OF TARGETED STREAMING SERVICES THIS AUGUST
New York, NY – July 21, 2021 – This August, AMC Networks’ targeted streaming services will bring viewers an extensive catalogue of compelling dramas, fan-favorite franchises, highly-anticipated films and timely collections on AMC+, Acorn TV, ALLBLK, IFC Films Unlimited, Shudder and Sundance Now.
Highlights from across the suite of services include (in alphabetical and chronological order):
On ACORN TV:
Hinterland, Seasons 1, 2 and 3 (exclusively available in U.S, also available in Canada)
Season Binges Premiere Every Monday Beginning, August 2
What Wallander is to Sweden, Hinterland is to Wales: a dark and harrowing award-winning detective drama with compelling characters and suspenseful stories. Richard Harrington (The Crown, Lark Rise to Candleford) is DCI Tom Mathias, a brilliant, brooding loner on the run from his past; Mali Harries (Foyle’s War, Keeping Faith) is smart, hard-working DI Mared Rhys, a local girl who knows the land and its people. Together they confront a series of mystifying murders. Filmed on location in the bleakly beautiful coastal town of Aberystwyth.
Adrian Dunbar’s Coastal Ireland
Season Binge Premieres Monday, August 9
One of UK’s top TV stars, Adrian Dunbar (Line of Duty, Blood) reconnects with his roots as he travels the wild and rugged west and north coasts of Ireland. Covering over 600 miles, Adrian visits breathtaking locations, drives beautiful coastal roads, sees fantastic feats of engineering, and tastes amazing cuisine. He meets up with old friends and makes new ones along the way. Adrian shares some of his favorite places and fulfils ambitions as he makes it to locations he’s always wanted to see. The series is filled with fascinating history, unrivalled beauty and astonishing landscapes and traditions, showing the Irish Coast really is like nowhere else.
My Life Is Murder, Season 2 (Acorn TV Original)
First Two Episodes Premiere Monday, August 30
Starring award-winning New Zealand actress Lucy Lawless (Xena: The Warrior Princess, Spartacus), this acclaimed contemporary mystery-of-the-week series features fearless and unapologetic detective Alexa Crowe (Lawless) whose unique skills and insights allow her to unravel the truth behind the most baffling of crimes. Building on the warmth, intrigue, and humor of its acclaimed first season based in Melbourne, My Life Is Murder moves to Auckland, New Zealand for this new, thrilling 10-episode season.
Lil Duval: Living My Best Life
Stand Up Comedy Special Premieres Thursday, August 5
Building off of his wildly successful 2018 single, “Smile (Living My Best Life),” the Jacksonville, Florida native employs his special brand of humor as he takes an intimate and hilarious look at life, sex, relationships, and the world in his first stand- up special. Filmed before a star-studded, live audience in Atlanta, Georgia – the hourlong special also features appearances from actress Bresha Webb (NBC’s Marlon), comedians Gary “G Thang” Johnson and Navaris “Navv” Greene, and social media star Pretty Vee.
Brat Loves Judy
Premieres Mondays Beginning, August 9
Legendary rapper Da Brat and her multi- millionaire CEO girlfriend, Jesseca “Judy” Dupart, pull the curtain back to offer an unprecedented, never-before-seen look at their extravagant world. Pending nuptials are on the horizon, but debt, familial burdens, and stresses within their home shine a light on serious issues just below the surface. As the powerhouse couple navigates a new life together, parents and friends invade their love nest, calling into question the expectations they have for one another in a relationship.
The Mysterious Death of Eazy-E
Premieres Mondays Beginning August 16
In this 4-part investigative series, journalists, friends and family members of rap legend “Eazy- E” celebrate his life and examine the perplexing circumstances surrounding his death 25 years ago. Eazy’s daughter Ebie, his ex Tracy, and seasoned hip-hop investigative reporters Jasmine Simpkins and Ben Westhoff lead the charge by talking to eyewitnesses, examining conspiracy theories and uncovering never- before-seen footage. Will the truth finally be uncovered?
The Beast Must Die (AMC+ Original)
Season Finale on Monday, August 2
The gripping six-part revenge thriller stars BAFTA Award-winning actor Jared Harris (Chernobyl, Mad Men) and Cush Jumbo OBE (The Good Wife, The Good Fight). After learning the police investigation into the fatal hit and run of her young son Martie has been dropped, Frances Cairnes (Jumbo) takes matters into her own hands.
The North Water (AMC+ Original)
New Episodes Debut Every Thursday, with Season Finale on August 12
Five-part drama The North Water stars BAFTA-winner Jack O’Connell (Unbroken, Godless), Golden Globe®-winning actor Colin Farrell (In Bruges, True Detective), and SAG Award-winner Stephen Graham (Line of Duty, Boardwalk Empire), in this haunting, immersive drama based on the critically acclaimed, best-selling novel by Ian McGuire, and adapted and directed by Andrew Haigh (45 Years, Looking). Set in the ice floes of the Arctic in the late 1850s, the series tells the story of Patrick Sumner (O’Connell), a disgraced ex-army surgeon who signs up as the ship’s doctor on a whaling expedition to the Arctic. But the ferocity of the elements is matched by the violence of his crew mates, particularly Henry Drax (Farrell), a harpooner and distinctly brutal force of nature. The North Water was made by See-Saw Films for the BBC.
The Walking Dead
Early Access to New Episodes of Season 11 Every Sunday
Previously on The Walking Dead, survivors confronted past demons and combated new threats, with friendships and relationships suffering from the mounting collateral damage that is the apocalypse. Alexandria is severely compromised from the carnage and devastation left behind by the Whisperers. Now all who live in Alexandria struggle to refortify it and feed its increasing number of residents, which include the survivors from the fall of the Kingdom and the burning of Hilltop; along with Maggie and her new group, the Wardens. Alexandria has more people than it can manage to feed and protect. Their situation is dire as tensions heat up over past events and self-preservation rises to the surface within the ravaged walls. Meanwhile, unbeknownst to those at Alexandria, Eugene, Ezekiel, Yumiko, and Princess are still being held captive by mysterious soldiers who are members of a larger and unforthcoming group.
Ultra City Smiths (AMC+ Original)
New Episodes Premiere Every Thursday, with Season Finale on August 19
Ultra City Smiths unfolds via stop-motion animated baby dolls repurposed as a grown-up cast of characters. From AMC Studios and created by Steve Conrad (Patriot, Perpetual Grace) and Stoopid Buddy Stoodios (Robot Chicken), the series hinges on an investigation into the mysterious disappearance of fictional metropolis Ultra City’s most famous magnate, Carpenter K. Smith (Kurtwood Smith, That 70’s Show). Two intrepid detectives, David Mills (Jimmi Simpson, Westworld), and Gail Johnson (Da’Vine Joy Randolph, Dolemite Is My Name), follow the case, rallying to fight against their city’s dangerous corruption, at a high cost to themselves and their families, all in pursuit of a gentler place to call home. The series stars Kristen Bell (The Good Place), Dax Shepard (Parenthood), John C. Reilly (Moonbase 8), Alia Shawkat (Search Party), Tim Meadows (Schooled), Luis Guzmán (Shameless), Melissa Villaseñor (Saturday Night Live), Terry O’Quinn (Lost), Debra Winger (Terms of Endearment), Bebe Neuwirth (Chicago), and Jason Mantzoukas (Big Mouth).
On IFC FILMS UNLIMITED:
Premieres Wednesday, August 4
Elizabeth (Abbey Lee), a beautiful young newlywed, arrives at the palatial estate of her brilliant scientist husband, Henry (Ciaran Hinds). Ensconced in modernist luxury with an obedient – if slightly unsettling – house staff, she has seemingly everything she could want. But one mystery tantalizes her: what is behind the locked door to Henry’s laboratory that he’s forbidden her to enter?
Premieres Wednesday, August 4
Juliette Binoche and Guillaume Canet reunite with acclaimed director Oliver Assavas (Personal Shopper, Carlos) for this wry, slyly seductive tale of sex, lies and literature. Set amidst the bohemian intelligentsia of the Parisian publishing world, Non-Fiction traces the romantic and emotional fallout that results when a controversial writer begins blurring the line between fact and fiction.
Teddy (Shudder Original Film)
Premieres Thursday, August 5
Twentysomething Teddy lives in a foster home and works as a temp in a massage parlor. A scorching hot summer begins and Teddy is scratched by a beast in the woods: the wolf that local angry farmers have been hunting for months. As weeks go by, animal impulses soon start to overcome the young man.
Slasher: Flesh & Blood
First Two Episodes Premiere Thursday, August 12; Subsequent Episodes Debuting Every Thursday
Starring horror legend David Cronenberg (The Fly, Videodrome), the series follows a wealthy, dysfunctional family that gathers for a reunion on a secluded island only to learn they’ll be pitted against one another in a cruel game of life and death, all while being stalked by a mysterious masked killer. Nothing is what it seems and no one is safe as the tension – and body count – ratchets up.
Premieres Thursday, August 26
Isolated in his austere penthouse overlooking Central Park, obsessive Wall Street data analyst Richard Boca (Beau Knapp) sees ominous patterns: His computer models are behaving erratically, as are the swarms of mosquitos breeding in his apartment, an infestation that attends this psychological meltdown.
On SUNDANCE NOW:
The Hunt For a Killer (Sundance Now Exclusive)
Premieres Thursday, August 12
A Swedish crime drama based on the true story of detectives Pelle Åkesson (Anders Beckman, Midsommar) and Monica Olhed (Lotten Roos, The Bridge) and their hunt for the killer of a 10-year-old Helén Nilsson, a case that shook Sweden to its core.
The Wine Show Season 3 (Sundance Now Exclusive)
Joining Matthew Goode, Matthew Rhys, and James Purefoy this season is fellow wine enthusiast Dominic West (The Affair). Resident wine experts hit the road with Amelia Singer heading across the U.S. and Joe Fattorini on his way to Thailand, while the boys travel through Portugal. New star sommelier Charlotte Wilde takes you to The Azores and finally answers the question, who really invented sparkling wine? Seasons 1 and 2 are also streaming.
About AMC Networks:
AMC Networks is a global entertainment company known for its popular and critically-acclaimed content. Its portfolio of brands includes AMC, BBC AMERICA (operated through a joint venture with BBC Studios), IFC, SundanceTV, WE tv, IFC Films, and a number of fast-growing streaming services, including the AMC+ premium streaming bundle, Acorn TV, Shudder, Sundance Now and ALLBLK. AMC Studios, the Company’s in-house studio, production and distribution operation, is behind award-winning owned series and franchises, including The Walking Dead, the highest-rated series in cable history. The Company also operates AMC Networks International, its international programming business, and 25/7 Media, its production services business.
WE TV ANNOUNCES NEW SERIES “BRAT LOVES JUDY,” FOLLOWING HIP HOP POWERHOUSE COUPLE DA BRAT AND JESSECA “JUDY” DUPART, PREMIERING THURSDAY, AUGUST 5 AT 9 PM ET
New York, NY – June 28, 2021 – WE tv announced today a new docuseries, “Brat Loves Judy,” which follows the iconic rapper and “Growing Up Hip Hop: Atlanta” star Da Brat and her girlfriend Jesseca “Judy” Dupart as they forge their new life together. The series joins WE tv’s ever-expanding Thursday night originals around the world of Hip Hop, including the popular “Growing Up Hip Hop” franchise, “Marriage Boot Camp: Hip Hop Edition,” and “Waka & Tammy: What the Flocka.” Consisting of eight hour-long episodes, “Brat Loves Judy” premieres on Thursday, August 5th at 9pm ET on WE tv, which continues its reign as the #1 cable network for Black women on Thursday and Friday nights.
“WE tv has long solidified itself as a home for authentic stories and relatable relationships, and we’re thrilled to add Brat and Judy’s larger-than-life love story to our Thursday night originals,” said Lauren Gellert, EVP of Development and Original Programming for WE tv. “These two powerful and successful women are sharing their brand-new relationship with audiences for the first time ever, bravely inviting viewers to experience all their emotional ‘firsts’ alongside them.”
“Brat Loves Judy” brings audiences a never-before-seen look into the world of veteran hip-hop artist and two-time Grammy Award-nominee, Da Brat, and her girlfriend Jesseca “Judy” Dupart, the multi-millionaire business owner and CEO of Kaleidoscope Hair Products, as they navigate their new relationship – from building a new home together and growing their budding careers to couples therapy, dealing with meddling loved ones, and a surprise proposal. Family and friends featured on the series include Judy’s adult daughter, Deja and Deja’s infant daughter Kenzie; Bella, Brat’s manager and confidante; Brat’s friend Montana and his wife Rhonda; and of course, Brat and Judy’s six dogs – Staxx, Rockie, Fat Boy, Loyal, Fendi, and Rebel – among others. The series also features a surprise appearance by Brat’s sister LisaRaye McCoy, as the siblings dig deeper into their strained relationship.
The series is produced by Entertainment One (eOne) and Datari Turner Productions with Tara Long, Mark Herwick, Gennifer Gardiner and Ben Megargel serving as executive producers for eOne, alongside Datari Turner executive producing for Datari Turner Productions, and Meredith Kisgen who also serves as showrunner. Da Brat and Jesseca Dupart also serve as executive producers on the series. Lauren P. Gellert and Ashley McFarlin Buie executive produced for WE tv.
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.