Shocking Family Secrets

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  • 2012
  • 1 Season
  • 8.7  (12)

The new non fiction television series Shocking Family Secrets reveals strange unknown mysteries and scandals, family stories stowed away like so many ancient love letters from an affair. These heirlooms are not meant to be seen. When true life family members come across these secrets the results can be shocking, terrible, wondrous, fascinating, riveting, liberating, astounding, cathartic. Shocking Family Secrets is produced by Magilla Entertainment and airs on the Discovery Health Channel. This is one of the first shows directed by Alex Bader. The first seasons currently has six episodes: Around the World and Back, Debutante in Distress, The Ultimate Gift, Heart Chords, Nowhere To Run, and Anything For Love. Each episode looks into three different families secrets. Follow people like Nefertiti, a woman who finds out the truth about her wandering childhood. Why wouldn't her family ever settle down? Follow adopted individuals who find out their surprising parentage. See what happens when an unloved child of a couple discovers, through a long lost memory, what made her parents so distant with her. Sometimes those who have much realize they know little about the source of their wealth. After a terrible loss a man goes on mysterious car trips across the country. This man's cross country trips reveal more to his children than he had originally anticipated. Couples also have many secrets. Carolyn and Sean desperately want a child and take many risks for the baby. There are perfect seeming lives like Michele. However, behind Michele's wonderful facade of a life lurks a terrible secret. These true life stories happen to people of all walks of life and show us that our suburban homes and neighborhoods often contain more surprising truths than we could ever imagine. Shocking Family Secrets is a riveting tour through some of America's perfect seeming lives which turn out to be perfectly flawed.

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Seasons
Anything for Love
6. Anything for Love
December 27, 2012
A woman's antisocial behavior draws attention.
Nowhere To Run
5. Nowhere To Run
December 20, 2012
A woman's past comes back to haunt her.
Heart Chords
4. Heart Chords
December 13, 2012
A man uncovers a secret about his hometown; another man's ailments unlock clues to his past.
The Ultimate Gift
3. The Ultimate Gift
December 6, 2012
Secrets will forever change the lives of three families. Carolyn and Sean risk everything to have a child, Michele's picture-perfect life is not how it appears, and Randy's new job holds the key to his past.
Debutante in Distress
2. Debutante in Distress
November 29, 2012
Secrets will alter the lives of three families. Julie's life of wealth and privilege is suddenly ripped away, a grieving father hides a shocking secret from his children, and Richard discovers his birth mother is famous.
Around the World and Back
1. Around the World and Back
November 22, 2012
The lives of three families lives are forever changed as Nefertiti unravels the mystery of her nomadic childhood, Steve finds out his birth mother is closer than he thought and Ellen learns about her strained relationship with her parents.
Description

The new non fiction television series Shocking Family Secrets reveals strange unknown mysteries and scandals, family stories stowed away like so many ancient love letters from an affair. These heirlooms are not meant to be seen. When true life family members come across these secrets the results can be shocking, terrible, wondrous, fascinating, riveting, liberating, astounding, cathartic.

Shocking Family Secrets is produced by Magilla Entertainment and airs on the Discovery Health Channel. This is one of the first shows directed by Alex Bader. The first seasons currently has six episodes: Around the World and Back, Debutante in Distress, The Ultimate Gift, Heart Chords, Nowhere To Run, and Anything For Love. Each episode looks into three different families secrets.

Follow people like Nefertiti, a woman who finds out the truth about her wandering childhood. Why wouldn't her family ever settle down? Follow adopted individuals who find out their surprising parentage. See what happens when an unloved child of a couple discovers, through a long lost memory, what made her parents so distant with her.

Sometimes those who have much realize they know little about the source of their wealth. After a terrible loss a man goes on mysterious car trips across the country. This man's cross country trips reveal more to his children than he had originally anticipated.

Couples also have many secrets. Carolyn and Sean desperately want a child and take many risks for the baby. There are perfect seeming lives like Michele. However, behind Michele's wonderful facade of a life lurks a terrible secret.

These true life stories happen to people of all walks of life and show us that our suburban homes and neighborhoods often contain more surprising truths than we could ever imagine. Shocking Family Secrets is a riveting tour through some of America's perfect seeming lives which turn out to be perfectly flawed.Shocking Family Secrets is a series that is currently running and has 1 seasons (6 episodes). The series first aired on November 22, 2012.

Where to Watch Shocking Family Secrets

Shocking Family Secrets is available for streaming on the Discovery Fit & Health website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Shocking Family Secrets on demand at Amazon Prime, Amazon, Google Play, Apple TV and Discovery Life.

  • Premiere Date
    November 22, 2012
  • IMDB Rating
    8.7  (12)