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"Here Comes Honey Boo Boo .. Again!" New show debuts next month

Honey Boo Boo is coming back to reality TV.

About a year after TLC canceled "Here Comes Honey Boo Boo" amid allegations that  family matriarch “Mama June” Shannon was seeing a convicted child molester, we have news that the clan is returning to the small screen.

A new show featuring young Alana Thompson and her family begin airing in December, on some other network. It will not be the same as the TLC show, a spinoff of "Toddlers and Tiaras," but it will be reality TV - the only format the family believes in, Mama June says.


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The controversy didn't keep the family out of the public eye for long and they've had a busy year. Some highlights:

They released a new music video   (the image above is the single's promo art)

Mama June posed for a swimsuit photo shoot

They moved to metro Atlanta

They made a big announcement on "Inside Edition"

They visited "The Doctors" for a health intervention

Mama June and Sugar Bear, who had parted ways, reconciled and teamed up for a charity event 

And most recently Mama June" shared the news about the upcoming show on her public Facebook page:

"Ok for everyone it was asked if we are going to be back on TV the answer is yes and it will be very soon it will not be was TLC network but it will be announced as we were told with People on Tuesday I will be able to get out more details soon but we are excited as it will air starting in December but it will not be here comes honey boo boo kind of thing but it will be reality TV and it will be real and unscripted like we have always ever been that's only kind of TV we believe in and we want you all to see the true side of all of us ... we want to say thanks to our fans that have stuck by us and continue to support us through the thick and thin we love you all and we appreciate each and every one of yall"

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