Breaking Amish: Brave New World

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Breaking Amish: Brave New World
Breaking Amish Brave New World.jpg
Genre Reality
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10
Production
Running time 42 to 44 minutes
Production company(s) Hot Snakes Media
Release
Original network TLC
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release May 12 (2013-05-12) – July 14, 2013 (2013-07-14)
Chronology
Related shows Breaking Amish
External links
Website

Breaking Amish: Brave New World is an American reality television series on TLC. The series is a spin-off of Breaking Amish and encompasses the original cast from season one as they relocate and reside in Pinecraft, a small neighborhood located within Sarasota, Florida where there is a community of ex-Amish and Amish.[1][2] It chronicles the lives of the cast as they endure the realities of living in new surroundings and face new situations involving work, friendship, romance, and lifestyle. It also includes the drama that develops between cast members as they undergo various experiences.[3]

Cast[edit]

Cast[4] Age1 Community Details
Rebecca Byler[5] 21 Amish From Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Has one daughter. Got married to Abe in the season finale of Breaking Amish, and is currently expecting her second child.
Kate Stoltzfus[6] 22 Amish Daughter of a bishop, grew up in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, previously spent some time in Florida.
Abe Schmucker[5] 23 Amish From Punxsutawney, Pennsylvania. Got married to Rebecca on the season finale of Breaking Amish, and is currently expecting a child with her.
Sabrina High[5] 26 Mennonite Adopted by a Mennonite family, born to Puerto Rican and Italian parents.
Jeremiah Raber[7] 33 Amish Adopted by an Amish family, grew up in Holmes County, Ohio.

^Note 1 : Age at the time of filming.

Episodes[edit]

Season Episodes Season Premiere Season Finale
1 10 May 12, 2013 (2013-05-12) July 14, 2013

Season 1 (2013)[edit]

No. Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(millions)
1 "Nothing to Lose" May 12, 2013 (2013-05-12) 2.14[8]
2 "Shunned & on the Run" May 19, 2013 (2013-05-19) 1.87[9]
3 "Facing Demons" May 26, 2013 (2013-05-26) 1.63[10]
4 "Flirting With Disaster" June 2, 2013 (2013-06-02) 2.34[11]
5 "What's the Beef?" June 9, 2013 (2013-06-09) 1.89[12]
6 "Forbidden Fruit" June 16, 2013 (2013-06-16) 1.70[13]
7 "Devil in a Red Dress" June 23, 2013 (2013-06-23) 2.15[14]
8 "A Brother's Secret" June 30, 2013 (2013-06-30) 2.07[15]
9 "The Shunning Truth — Part 1" July 7, 2013 (2013-07-07) 2.38[16]
10 "The Shunning Truth — Part 2" July 14, 2013 (2013-07-14) 2.07[17]

Reception[edit]

Allison Keene of The Hollywood Reporter says the show is struggling with authenticity.[18]

References[edit]

  1. ^ ""Breaking Amish" Becomes Bigger Than Ever — TLC Confirms Spin-Off Series and Casts New Group for Second Season" (Press release). TLC via The Futon Critic. April 3, 2013. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  2. ^ Coughlan, Maggie (April 23, 2013). "Breaking Amish Relocates to Florida in New Season". People. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  3. ^ Bibel, Sara (April 3, 2013). "'Breaking Amish' Renewed for Season 2 ; Spin-Off 'Breaking Amish: Brave New World' to Premiere Sunday, May 12 on TLC". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 11, 2013. 
  4. ^ Nicole Lyn Pesce (September 7, 2012). "Cast of TLC's 'Breaking Amish' sits down with the Daily News to talk about their experience". New York Daily News. 
  5. ^ a b c Corneau, Allison (November 19, 2012). "Breaking Amish: 5 Shocking Show Myths Debunked!". Us Weekly. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  6. ^ Faris, Paula; Singh, Natasha (July 8, 2013). "'Breaking Amish' Star Kate Stoltzfus Shows Skin in Maxim Magazine". ABC News. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  7. ^ Minor, Eric (November 19, 2012). "Local 'Breaking Amish' star's ex-wife, former roommate claim series not 'reality TV'". WTOV-TV. Archived from the original on November 28, 2012. Retrieved July 23, 2013. 
  8. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (May 14, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'Game of Thrones' Wins Night + 'Breaking Amish', 'Mad Men', 'Long Island Medium', 'River Monsters' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  9. ^ Bibel, Sara (May 21, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings:'Game of Thrones' Wins Night, 'North America', 'Mad Men', 'Veep', 'The Client List' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  10. ^ Bibel, Sara (May 29, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings:NBA Playoffs Win Night, 'Mermaids: The New Evidence', 'Behind the Candelabra', 'Mad Men', 'Long Island Medium', 'North America' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  11. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (June 4, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'Game of Thrones' Wins Night + 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians', 'Real Housewives of New Jersey', 'Breaking Amish', 'Mad Men' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  12. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 11, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'Game of Thrones' Wins Night, 'Falling Skies', 'Mad Men', 'Army Wives', 'Veep', 'The Client List' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  13. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (June 18, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'True Blood' Wins Night + Sprint Cup Racing, 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians', 'Falling Skies', 'Real Housewives of NJ' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  14. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 25, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'Skywire Live' Wins Night, 'True Blood', 'Falling Skies', 'Mad Men', 'Drop Dead Diva' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  15. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (July 2, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'BET Awards' Wins Night + 'True Blood', 'Dexter', 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians', 'Falling Skies' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  16. ^ Bibel, Sara (July 10, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings:'True Blood' Wins Night, 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians', 'Dexter', 'Falling Skies', 'Devious Maids', 'The Killing' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  17. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (July 16, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'True Blood' Wins Night + 'Keeping Up With the Kardashians', 'Sprint Cup', 'Real Housewives of NJ', 'Falling Skies' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  18. ^ "Breaking Amish: Brave New World: TV Review". The Hollywood Reporter. May 15, 2013. Retrieved June 15, 2013.