TLC Taps Leah Remini for New Reality Series


TLC has ordered 12 half-hour episodes of an untitled Leah Remini reality project, which is being produced by Gurney Productions.

Production began this week, and the series is anticipated to premiere this summer on TLC, according to

“Leah is a no-nonsense, hard-working, relatable mom, wife, daughter, and sister. Her sharp humor and unfiltered family are a perfect match for the network,” said Nancy Daniels, GM, TLC. “This series continues our focus on creating compelling series about remarkable families, using heart and humor to anchor it to the TLC brand.”

The show will feature Remini, her husband Angelo, daughter Sophia, and extended family members.

Remini, a former star of The King of Queens, made news last year when she made a very public break from the Church of Scientology.