Sneak Peek Video: TLC’s Polygamist Reality Series ‘Sister Wives’

by | September 7, 2010 at 7:38 PM | Fall TV Preview 2010, Sister Wives

Sister Wives (TLC)

Sister Wives (TLC)

Coming this fall to a TV near you: Polygamy.

In a span of two weeks both TLC and Lifetime will explore the institution of plural marriage in a pair of new programs.

On September 13, Lifetime debuts the one-off movie, ‘The 19th Wife;’ a murder mystery set within a Fundamentalist group in the Church of Latter Day Saints, starring Chyler Leigh and Matt Czuchry.

TLC’s Polygamist ‘Sister Wives’: Our Story Needs To Be Told

On September 26 comes TLC’s seven-part docu-series, ‘Sister Wives,’ which chronicles the lives of Mormon Kody Brown and his three wives as they prepare to welcome a fourth wife into the family.

TLC released a new promo clip of ‘Sister Wives’ (aka the “real” ‘Big Love‘) today. Check it out below and let us know: Are you excited about this seemingly new “trend?” Or does it feel more like exploitation of a taboo topic for ratings gains?