Sister Wives 2, the Reality Show About a Polygamist, Premieres Tonight on TLC
The second season of the controversial reality show Sister Wives begins tonight. The popular TLC show follows a Fundamental Mormon family that lives in Utah and practices polygamy. Polygamy is the condition or practice of having more than one spouse at one time. Sister Wives 2 premieres on TLC tonight March 13, 2011 at 9:00pm check your local cable or satellite listings for channel and showtimes.
Kody Brown is married to his first wife Meri but he has 3 other sister wives, Janelle, Christine and Robyn. All together they have 13 children between them. On the first season we watched Kody bring the 4th wife named Robyn Sullivan and her 3 children into the family. Altogether they make up a large family of 21 that appears to be functional so far.
CLICK HERE for an easy-to-read chart illustrating the entire Brown Family Tree, including all 4 sister wives, 16 children plus 2 ex-husbands.
This polygamist reality show has been causing some controversy however the ratings prove that the show is a hit with TLC viewers. The hour long premiere episode of Sister Wives pulled in 2.26 million viewers. Sister Wives is doing better than Kate Plus 8’s most recent episode despite the many viewers boycotting the polygamist reality show.
The Sister Wives visited Oprah Winfrey.
Kody Brown's 3 original sister wives Meri, Christine and Janelle.
Kody Brown and his first wife Meri.
Kody, Meri and their only child together Mariah.
Kody and his 2nd wife Janelle.
Kody and his 3rd wife Christine.
Kody and his 4th wife Robyn on their wedding day.
Kody, Robyn and her 3 children from a previous marriage.
Since the first season of Sister Wives, the family has gone through some big changes. Meri Brown, Kody's first wife, lost her job because of having sister wives. Kody Brown, the patriarch of TLC’s reality show Sister Wives, is currently under investigation for bigamy. The whole family has also moved from Utah to Las Vegas.
TLC.com offers this preview,
“Season 2 picks up with the Brown family and delves deeper into this unconventional - yet somehow relatable - family. Follow the series as they experience the ups and downs of living a plural lifestyle, from the Browns’ bold decision to “come out” as polygamists on national television to the changes brought on by their recently extended family.”
The first episode of Sister Wives 2 called "Browns Out of Hiding" concentrates on the children going back to public school and adjusting to life since coming out and announcing to the world that they are a polygamist family.