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Ryan Santana made a courageous move — he came out to his family on live television.
On Monday’s episode for TLC’s live four-night event of This Is Life Live, audiences met a professional baseball player living in Australia who has been keeping his sexuality a secret from his family all his life. For the first time ever, he’s ready to reveal that he’s gay to his family and fellow teammates.
Though Santana has a very close relationship with his mom, he’s been afraid to tell her that he’s gay for fear that she wouldn’t accept him. »
- Brittany King
In today’s roundup, two Chicago Cubs players will guest star on “Chicago Fire,” Univision Communications, Inc. has a new Senior VP of Corporate Research, and VH1’s Mother’s Day special has a premiere date.
Chicago Cubs Kris Bryant and Jake Arrieta, as well as NBC Sports’ Mike Tirico, will appear in the season five finale of “Chicago Fire,” airing May 16. In the episode, a young Cubs fan is in a serious car accident and is not only injured but also loses his entire baseball card collection in the flames. Firefighter Christopher Hermann (David Eigenberg) attempts to cheer the boy up by giving him an unforgettable experience.
Univision Communications, Inc. has named Stephen McGowan as the Senior Vice President of Corporate Research effective immediately. McGowan, who recently served as the PBS’ vice president of research, will report to Jed Meyer, the executive vice president of corporate research and will be based in New »
- Erin Nyren
TLC will be bringing even more raw and real to the TV screen.
People can exclusively reveal that preacher and film and television producer DeVon Franklin is joining Emmy-winning journalist Lisa Joyner to co-host This is Life Live, a four-night TV event premiering April 23 on TLC.
The new live event will go inside the lives of families across the United States to deliver life altering moments as they occur in real time.
It will follow the personal journeys of families that are about to experience an extraordinary circumstance on live TV, as well as capture the inspiring, shocking and emotional moments from real life. »
- Natalie Stone
3 items from 2017
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