NEW YORK, NY– August 11, 2017 – Ahead of its midseason Season 5 return on Tuesday, September 12 at 10/9c, USA Network today announced a Season 6 pickup for unscripted series CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST. USA has also added 18 additional episodes to Season 5 – bringing the season order total to 26 episodes that will culminate in a two-part Christmas special. Directly following at 10:30/9:30c, the fun will continue with an all-new eight-episode Chrisley after show, ACCORDING TO CHRISLEY, hosted by the patriarch of perfection himself – Todd Chrisley.
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST earned the series’ highest ratings to date during the firsthalf of Season 5, averaging 3.2MM total viewers each week*. When the show returns for the backhalf of Season 5 in September, Chase celebrates his 21st birthday, Nanny Faye pulls an epic prank on Todd, Savannah hosts a fashion show, and the family comes together as Julie awaits word on an all-too-familiar health diagnosis. For a sneakpeek, please use this link: http://player.theplatform.com/p/OyMl-B/FuzMKey7SGew/select/media/guid/2140458126/3565639" width="480" height="270" frameBorder="0" seamless="seamless" allowFullScreen >
Serving as the perfect nightcap for Chrisley fans, the new half-hour after show ACCORDING TO CHRISLEY will feature Todd tackling the truth about marriage, parenting, sex and relationships. With his tough love, sharp tongue and always humorous approach, Todd will interact with an audience, serving up quick-witted advice on a multitude of topics. Additionally, every episode will feature a member of the Chrisley family, as well as a celebrity guest. Confirmed guests include Ali Landry, Chris Jericho, Nicole Sullivan, Erika Girardi, Metta World Peace, Jason George, Christina Milian, Heather and Terry Dubrow and Carmen Electra.
CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST is produced by Maverick TV and All3Media America, with Adam Greener, Simon Knight, Jim Sayer, Greg Lipstone and Todd Chrisley serving as executive producers. Annie Kate Pons serves as supervising producer. All episodes from the previous seasons are currently available on video on demand and on USANetwork.com, where fans can also access exclusive unaired scenes, games, family interviews and GIF galleries.
ACCORDING TO CHRISLEY is produced by Maverick TV and All3Media America, with Adam Greener, Simon Knight, Jim Sayer, Greg Lipstone, Leola Westbrook and Todd Chrisley serving as executive producers. Annie Kate Pons serves as supervising producer.
About USA Network:
USA Network, the leader in cable entertainment, offers a powerful stable of dramatic, comedic and unscripted originals in more than 102 million U.S. homes. The network also features spectacular live television, a dynamic portfolio of acquired series and the best in blockbuster theatrical films and entertainment events. A trailblazer in digital innovation and storytelling, USA is defining, driving and setting the industry standard for Social TV. USA is a program service of NBCUniversal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBCUniversal. USA’s award-winning website is located at http://www.usanetwork.com. Watch USA Network anywhere: On Demand, online or across mobile and connected TVs.
About Maverick Television / All3Media America:
A division of All3Media group since 2007, Maverick Television is a TV & media production company that has been in business for 20 years and continues to grow rapidly. Maverick Television is dedicated to producing projects that are both creatively distinctive and commercially rewarding. Maverick also has a rapidly growing US division in Los Angeles, which produces the hit reality show CHRISLEY KNOWS BEST and is actively developing and producing original content for the US market. Maverick Television’s award-winning UK series include Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies, Discovery’s Engine Addict, BBC’s Bizarre ER and Operation Ouch, ITV’s Dinosaur Britain, Billy Connolly’s Route 66, Sky One’s Fright Club, How To Look Good Naked, 10 Years Younger, Next Door Nightmares, My Super Sweet World Class and The Model Agency.
All3Media America is the Los Angeles-based production studio for All3Media, a global production and distribution group of companies headquartered in the UK. Established in December 2012, All3Media America develops and produces a wide range of original scripted, non-scripted and digital content specifically for the US market as well as serving as the domestic production base for the group's international formats. All3Media America companies include Bentley, Bogner Content, Commonwealth Unscripted, Company Pictures, ID-TV, Lime, Maverick, MME, North One, Objective, Seven Stories, South Pacific Pictures and Studio Lambert Associates. The company currently has series in production or development with a large number of broadcast and cable networks as well as digital platforms, including the Emmy award-winning Undercover Boss for CBS. All3Media America's formats and finished programs are distributed internationally by All3Media International. All3Media is owned jointly between Discovery Communications and Liberty Global.
*According to Nielsen, L7 P2+ (000), original telecasts only
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