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Meet the Families of TLC’s Behind Closed Doors: The American Family

posted: 09/06/17
by: Marina Luciano-Carson

TLC is taking you "Behind Closed Doors" to experience the American family, unfiltered like you've never seen it before. Three families from across the country allow remote-controlled cameras into their homes and viewers into their lives for a revolutionary series that reveals an intimate and uncompromising look into their daily lives. Each at a crossroads in their relationship, this authentic look captures the tension, fights, and love that every family endures.

Let's meet the brave families that allowed America in for a closer look.
Mandy and Jeff
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Mandy and Jeff
Four beautiful children and a podcast about how they maintain the perfect marriage - it seems like life for Mandy and Jeff is too good to be true. Jeff is a financial advisor in a picturesque suburb, and Mandy recently shifted gears from her corporate position to be a stay at home mom to her three boys and newly adopted daughter, Janella. Being a stay at home mom is harder than Mandy ever could have anticipated, and the household stresses and lack of romance quickly begin to unravel their relationship. How will they react when their perfectly planned life starts to fall off the tracks?
Deena and Andy
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Deena and Andy
Their 17-year relationship began when they were childhood sweethearts, and three kids later - their foundation is starting to show some cracks. Andy's recent infidelity has affected the whole family, and their lives may never be the same. Struggling to reconnect, Deena and Andy navigate whether they can move forward as a family or if the trust lost can ever be found. Will Deena give Andy a second chance, or will their past destroy their future?
Tam and Paul
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Tam and Paul
Tam, a vivacious business owner, and Paul, a part time bouncer, planned to be married by now. Engaged and living together in Palm Springs Beach, Florida for the past three years, the affectionate couple have struggled to get past their doubts. Paul's insistence on maintaining contact with his ex-girlfriends and Tam's insecurities have threatened their relationship and both just want the drama to stop. Will they finally make it to the altar, or will their passionate relationship falter?

Want to learn more about the families? Catch a sneak peek of all six episodes on TLC GO, September 10th, before the series premiere on Monday, September 18th at 11/10c on TLC.
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