The Good Buy Girls

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The Good Buy Girls
The Good Buy Girls tlc logo.png
Genre Reality
Starring Brook Roberts
Tara Gray
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 10 (2 unaired)
Production
Camera setup Multiple
Running time 22 minutes
Production company(s) True Entertainment
Release
Original network TLC
Original release June 5, 2013 (2013-06-05) – May 16, 2014 (2014-05-16)
External links
Website

The Good Buy Girls is an American reality television series on TLC that premiered on June 5, 2013. The show follows the lives of home shopping presenters Tara Gray and Brook Roberts and their plans of expanding DSN Jewelry.[1][2]

Tara Gray[edit]

Tara Tucker
Beauty pageant titleholder
Born Tara Tucker
Birmingham, Alabama, U.S.
Hair color Auburn
Eye color Brown
Title(s) Miss Alabama Teen USA 1997
Miss Alabama USA 2002
Major
competition(s)
Miss Teen USA 1997
Miss USA 2002

Tara Gray (née Tucker) is a TV host, writer and producer, as well as a former beauty queen who has competed in the Miss Teen USA and Miss USA pageants. She has worked as a local journalist, reporter and entertainment presenter, as well as a national TV host and reporter. Gray and Brook Roberts star in the reality television series The Good Buy Girls on TLC.[3]

Journalism[edit]

Gray got her first job in television as a producer for FOX6, WBRC in Birmingham in 2000. In 2002 she was hired as the on-air spokesperson for WABM-TV UPN68 and later became known as "The Face of MY68." While working for WABM, Tara also worked for Metro Networks/Westwood One, where she provided daily local news reports to a number of radio stations throughout Alabama. She also worked as a traffic reporter for Fox6 News’ Daybreak and Good Day Alabama, and as a traffic and news reporter for Cox Radio stations, 95.7 JAMZ, 98.7 KISS FM, and Heaven 610 WAGG.

She anchored MY68's entertainment news segment, "Tara Talk" and "Tara's Takes", and had her own feature segment as an entertainment reporter for CW21 News at Nine before moving to Los Angeles to work as a TV host. She has worked as on-air talent for GemsTV, KDOC-TV Los Angeles, and own her own production company, salesRUSH. The company produces content for TV stations, and reality TV shows, and includes media buying, publication and internet divisions.

Broadcast[edit]

Despite there being 12 episodes ordered[1] the series was cancelled after four episodes and the remaining eight episodes were pulled from the schedule.[4] Another six episodes were aired in May 2014.[5]

The series premiered in Australia on August 19, 2015 on the Style Network.[6]

Episodes[edit]

No. Title[5] Original air date
1 "Tans and Tantrums" June 5, 2013 (2013-06-05)
2 "This Show Has Gone to the Dogs!" June 5, 2013 (2013-06-05)
3 "Heels & Deception" June 12, 2013 (2013-06-12)
4 "Saving Face" June 12, 2013 (2013-06-12)
5 "The Heat Is On!" May 14, 2014 (2014-05-14)
6 "A Camper's Life for Me" May 14, 2014 (2014-05-14)
7 "Tears at DSN" May 15, 2014 (2014-05-15)
8 "I Love Your Guts" May 15, 2014 (2014-05-15)
9 "Bars and Blackouts" May 16, 2014 (2014-05-16)
10 "Fabio-lous" May 16, 2014 (2014-05-16)
11 TBA Has not aired
12 TBA Has not aired

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "TLC's "The Good Buy Girls" Sell What's Next to Bring in the Checks". Futon Critic. May 14, 2013. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  2. ^ Kaplan, Don (June 4, 2013). "'The Good Buy Girls': Life at a shopping network". NY Daily News. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  3. ^ "TLC's "The Good Buy Girls" Sell What's Next to Bring in the Checks". The Futon Critic. May 14, 2013. 
  4. ^ Langhorne, Daniel (July 18, 2013). ""Good Buy Girls" say goodbye to TLC". The Orange County Register. Archived from the original on August 13, 2015. Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  5. ^ a b "The Good Buy Girls Season 1 Episodes". Retrieved August 13, 2015. 
  6. ^ Purcell, Charles (13 August 2015). "New This Week (Aug 17): Texas Rising, Show Me A Hero, America's Next Top Model, WAGS and live sport". The Green Room. Archived from the original on 13 August 2015. Retrieved 13 August 2015. 

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