Sep 9, 2012 Comments Off on TLC’s “Breaking Amish” Debuts, Critics Say Too Intense, Stakes Too High For Stars Pat Dollard
Newsy: According to TLC the focus of the show is on the characters decision to stick by their culture or pursue their dreams in the big city. But the New York Daily News points out, unlike other reality shows, the stakes are higher.
“Getting sent home isn’t really an option. Elders warn those who leave these communities will be shunned if they return. Even family and friends will refuse to accept them.”
New York Daily News says…
“That’s a tough sanction to risk.”