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Leigh Anne Tuohy to host Mother's Day Marathon on GMC

Melissa Hayer Published: May 10, 2013

Leigh Anne Tuohy, the woman whose story inspired the Oscar-nominated movie “The Blind Side,” is hosting a marathon featuring mother-centric episodes from GMC’s family series, beginning at noon on Sunday, May 12, on the network.

Tuohy will also star in her own upcoming GMC series “Family Addition with Leigh Anne Tuohy,” debuting at 8 p.m. Friday, June 7.

Also of note, GMC will be changing its name to UP on June 1.

Details on the marathon and the series, provided in a news release, are as follows:

Two members of “Team Tuohy” — Tuohy’s vivacious daughter, Collins, and witty special educator “Miss Sue” Mitchell – will join Leigh Anne as co-hosts for the Mother’s Day marathon.  The pair will also co-star with Leigh Anne on “Family Addition with Leigh Anne Tuohy.”

GMC’s Mother’s Day Marathon lineup will include:

-      TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL, 2:00-4:00 pm
-      7th HEAVEN, 4:00 pm-11 p.m.
-      TOUCHED BY AN ANGEL, 11 p.m. -12 a.m.
-      MOTHER’S DAY ON WALTONS MOUNTAIN, 12 a.m.-2:00 a.m.

“Family Addition with Leigh Anne Tuohy,” produced by Tremendous! Entertainment, is a fun, inspirational and big-hearted series that follows a different family in each episode as they go through the practical, physical and emotional process of adding a new family member. The series also facilitates a makeover of part of the families’ homes to accommodate the new family additions. Tuohy provides the series’ creative vision and oversees the weekly home improvement projects with her team.  The series makes its world television premiere on Friday, June 7 at 8 p.m. just days after the network adopts its new name – UP – on June 1.

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