Toddlers and Tiaras

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  • TV-PG
  • 2009
  • 9 Seasons
  • 1.7  (3,732)

Toddlers and Tiaras is a reality TV show that aired on the TLC network from 2009 to 2016. The show followed young girls, typically aged between 3 and 10, who competed in beauty pageants across the United States. The show's tagline read, "Everyone wants to be a princess," and it captured the often ridiculous, controversial and dramatic world of child beauty pageants.

The show was narrated by an unnamed voice actor, who provided commentary on the events happening on screen. Some of the most memorable participants on the show included MaKenzie Myers, Dawn Rochelle, and Wendy D. Lee - all toddler beauty queen contestants who stirred controversy on the show.

Throughout the series, the young girls and their families were showcased as they got ready for pageants, with makeup, hair, and wardrobe – all carefully crafted and designed to project an image of perfection. The children were trained on how to walk, dance, and perform in front of judges, all while wearing over-the-top costumes designed to capture attention.

Toddlers and Tiaras was full of intense drama, from diva-like behavior between contestants to overbearing parents who pressure their children to win at any cost. The mothers and fathers of the pageant participants often found themselves in the spotlight, with their actions and behavior at times raising concerns about their children's welfare.

Through it all, the show shone a light on the beauty pageant circuit and the extraordinary lengths that some families would go to, in order to win. It showcased the harsh realities and the competitive and often cutthroat nature of the pageant circuit. The series also highlighted the impact of the industry on young children, their self-esteem, and their emotional well-being.

To this end, Toddlers and Tiaras received significant criticism, with many viewers questioning the ethics of involving young children in beauty pageants. Critics argued that the show presented a distorted version of childhood, hyper-sexualizing its subjects and turning them into mini-adults far before their time. Others went further, accusing the show of exploiting children for entertainment purposes.

Despite these criticisms, the show continued to draw audiences and remained part of the TLC network lineup until its end in 2016. The show was a guilty pleasure for many viewers, offering a glimpse into a surreal world that was both fascinating and unsettling.

In conclusion, Toddlers and Tiaras was a controversial yet captivating reality TV show that followed the lives of children participating in beauty pageants. The show was full of drama, stunning outfits, and elaborate performances. While it was criticised by some for its portrayal of young children in these hyper-sexualised environments, it continued to entertain audiences for years with its unique portrayal of the life of pageant participants.

Toddlers and Tiaras is a series that is currently running and has 9 seasons (121 episodes). The series first aired on January 27, 2009.

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A Team's Revenge
13. A Team's Revenge
November 23, 2016
Tensions mounts between the Sassy Supremes and Cambrie's Court at the end of International Fresh Faces; enduring two long days of competition, Sassy mom Jessica loses it and confronts Kim; the supreme team is crowned.
The Final Showdown
12. The Final Showdown
November 16, 2016
This seasons' favorites return for the grand finale of pageant season at the International Fresh Faces in Gatlinburg. After a very heated rivalry, the Sassy Supremes and Cambrie's Court face off for the last time. Who will crowned winner?
Emergency at Universal Royalty
11. Emergency at Universal Royalty
November 9, 2016
For Princess Mehayle, mom Sharilynne and coach Nikki Nicole, pageant day at Universal Royalty only goes from bad to worse! After fierce competition and a slew of mistakes and mishaps on stage, crowning isn't the only shocking event of the day.
The Return of Eden Wood
10. The Return of Eden Wood
November 2, 2016
Eden Wood returns to where her career began: Universal Royalty in Austin, TX! This season, Eden will be judging the tough competition between Cambrie's Court heavy hitter, Abby, Jaimie's sassy girl, Kaydence, and returning UR champ, Princess Mehayle.
The Goat Poop Incident
9. The Goat Poop Incident
October 26, 2016
At the Me and My Pet Pageant, Aly and Gia's goat, Blackberry, poops on the floor and Kelly and her husband refuse to clean it up!
Here Come the Animals!
8. Here Come the Animals!
October 12, 2016
It's time for the annual Me and My Pet Pageant! It's Cambrie vs. past Pet winners Alycesaundra and Giavanna and their coach/mom Kelly. Luckily Cambrie has Kailia, and cousins Callyn and Emily in her corner. When competition begins, it becomes a zoo!
The Georgia Jinx
7. The Georgia Jinx
October 5, 2016
After a tough loss to the Top Model, Cambrie's Court hopes to redeem themselves in Georgia at the Cowgirls & Crowns Pageant.
Just Hit Somebody!
6. Just Hit Somebody!
September 28, 2016
Top Model pulls through and finds a last minute replacement for overbooked Mykel, so Landree & Addison are able to compete! Cambrie's team struggles on stage and off. One mom gets aggressive with another over a rumor. At the end of the day, all three coaches end up in tears.
Cambrie vs. Amanda: The One to Beat
5. Cambrie vs. Amanda: The One to Beat
September 21, 2016
Cambrie's on her home turf and up against Top Model's Amanda & Nisa. Each team thinks makeup man Mykel is THEIR secret weapon - until he double books himself out to both teams. Can Top Model top girl Landree pull off a win despite the debacle?
Cambrie vs. Jaimie: The Birth Certificate, Part 2
4. Cambrie vs. Jaimie: The Birth Certificate, Part 2
September 14, 2016
Tension mounts between Cambrie's Court and the Sassy Supremes. On pageant day, both teams are excited and ready for the battle. But a disastrous series of events at Gemstars Heroes v Villains leads to an unexpected outcome.
Cambrie vs. Jaimie: The Birth Certificate
3. Cambrie vs. Jaimie: The Birth Certificate
September 7, 2016
Jaimie and Cambrie and their teams return to the west coast to get ready for Gemstars Heroes v Villains Pageant–run by Jaimie's mom! Tension flares as one mom gets kicked off the team while another is accused of lying about her kid's age.
Cambrie vs. Jaimie: Welcome to the Glitz Jungle!
2. Cambrie vs. Jaimie: Welcome to the Glitz Jungle!
August 31, 2016
Cambrie's kids are flawless while Jaimie's aren't at the Jungle Safari Pageant; Kallyn gets confused and Selyse wanders off stage.
Cambrie vs. Jaimie: Game On!
1. Cambrie vs. Jaimie: Game On!
August 24, 2016
Pageant season kicks off with blood, snot and vomit as Cambrie's Court contends with their rivals, the Sassy Supremes.
Showdown Throwdown
0. Showdown Throwdown
August 16, 2016
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Where to Watch Toddlers and Tiaras
Toddlers and Tiaras is available for streaming on the TLC website, both individual episodes and full seasons. You can also watch Toddlers and Tiaras on demand at Max, Discovery+, Amazon Prime, Philo, Amazon, Vudu, Google Play, Apple TV, TLC and Tubi TV.
  • Premiere Date
    January 27, 2009
  • IMDB Rating
    1.7  (3,732)