E!‘s reality series, Botched, features real-life cosmetic surgeons, Drs. Paul Nassif and Terry J. Dubrow, who try to fix procedures other surgeons botched. Already renewed for a third season, the cable channel is not done with Nassif and Dubrow.
E! has just given the green light to Botched by Nature, in which the doctors turn their talents to patients with imperfections caused not by subpar surgeries, but by nature or trauma. Following, please find E!’s press release on Botched By Nature.
Here’s the press release:
E! GREENLIGHTS SPIN-OFF OF HIT SERIES “BOTCHED” SHARING STORIES OF THOSE “BOTCHED BY NATURE”
Renowned Plastic Surgeons Dr. Nassif and Dr. Dubrow use their expertise to help patients who have been “Botched By Nature” in new one-hour series
Los Angeles – October 27, 2015 – The famous doctor duo Dr. Nassif and Dr. Dubrow are taking the show on the road and heading cross country to change the lives of those who have been botched by genetics or a traumatic incident. E! Entertainment has greenlit “Botched By Nature,” a series following the nation-wide pursuit of these plastic surgeons as they seek to transform the lives of patients willing to share their powerful stories with the world. The new one-hour, eight episode series from Evolution Media will air on E! in 2016.
In each episode, the doctors will travel to seek their prospective patients, surprising them with the ultimate house call. The doctors will embed themselves in their patients’ lives to understand the physical and psychological scope of the situation. From disproportionate body parts to birth defects to major life accidents, the doctors will weigh the possible risks and benefits and invite patients to Los Angeles to embark on the ultimate cosmetic transformation.
“We are excited to build on the mega- success of the ‘Botched’ franchise with ‘Botched By Nature,'” said Jeff Olde, EVP, Programming and Development, E! “Dr. Dubrow and Dr. Nassif will continue to inspire viewers as they transform the lives of patients who are brave enough to share their stories.”
Season Two Sunday Premieres of “Botched” delivered 1.6M Total Viewers and nearly 1M P18-49 (931K) ranking as one of Sunday’s top 5 destinations in Primetime among young women 18-34.
“Botched By Nature” is an Evolution Media production, with Douglas Ross, Greg Stewart, Alex Baskin, Matt Westmore, Dr. Terry Dubrow and Dr. Paul Nassif serving as Executive Producers. Robert Carroll serves as a Co-Executive Producer.
About E! Entertainment
E! is the only global, multiplatform brand for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 98 million cable and satellite subscribers in the U.S. Eonline delivers breaking entertainment news and in-depth coverage on television, movies, music, celebrities, fashion, beauty and lifestyle. One of the fastest-growing, most influential digital properties, Eonline is a leader in online video and mobile and a leading entertainment brand across social. E! programming includes core franchises “E! News,” “The Soup” and “Fashion Police,” popular series “Keeping Up with the Kardashians,” “Total Divas,” “#RichKids of Beverly Hills,” “Botched,” “House of DVF,” new series “I Am Cait,” and “Stewarts & Hamiltons,” as well as the network’s first original scripted series “The Royals.” Additionally, E!’s “Live from the Red Carpet” signature events keep fans connected to their favorite stars on pop culture’s biggest nights. E! is a network of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal, one of the world’s leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news and information to a global audience. For more corporate information, visit www.nbcuniversal.com.
ABOUT EVOLUTION MEDIA
Since 1987, Evolution Media has forged a reputation as a bold, innovative provider of non-fiction programming, producing hit series such as The Real Housewives of Orange County, The Real Housewives of Beverly Hills, Vanderpump Rules as well as Botched. Other credits include TV’s first teen docu-drama, Disney’s Bug Juice, Bravo’s Tamra’s O.C.Wedding, ABC Family’s Beverly Hills Nannies, WE’s critically acclaimed High School Confidential, Disney’s hidden camera comedy, Code: 9, MTV’s comedy Yo Momma, truTV’s action drama Ocean Force and TLC’s long-running Clean Sweep and 10 Years Younger. The company also launched the first seasons of hit formats Fear Factor (NBC) and Big Brother (CBS) and challenged convention with Bravo’s controversial gay dating series Boy Meets Boy and the network’s docu-series Gay Weddings.
What do you think? Do you watch the original Botched series? Do you plan to watch E!’s spin-off, Botched By Nature? Please let us know.