Welcome to Myrtle Manor

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Welcome to Myrtle Manor
Welcome to Myrtle Manor.png
GenreReality
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Running time40 to 43 minutes
Production company(s)The Weinstein Company
Jupiter Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channelTLC
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original runMarch 3, 2013 (2013-03-03) – present
External links
Website
 
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Welcome to Myrtle Manor
Welcome to Myrtle Manor.png
GenreReality
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons1
No. of episodes10
Production
Running time40 to 43 minutes
Production company(s)The Weinstein Company
Jupiter Entertainment
Broadcast
Original channelTLC
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original runMarch 3, 2013 (2013-03-03) – present
External links
Website

Welcome to Myrtle Manor is an American reality television series on TLC that premiered on March 3, 2013,[1][2][3] with filming of the first season taking place from August to November 2012.[4] TLC ordered a second season in May 2013 that will consist of ten episodes and debut in 2014.[5][6] Filming for the second season began the last week of June 2013 and is expected to finish in October 2013.[4][7]

Premise[edit]

Welcome to Myrtle Manor documents the lives and problems of the residents at Myrtle Manor — also named Patrick's Mobile Home Park — a trailer park community located in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. The series includes drinking, relationship drama and the struggle as Cecil hands over the park to his youngest daughter, Becky. Some of the cast members have lived in the park for years, others had just arrived.[1][8]

Cast[edit]

Becky's Family[edit]

Darlin' Dogs[edit]

Tangulls[edit]

Burt Family[edit]

Other[edit]

Episodes[edit]

SeasonEpisodesSeason PremiereSeason Finale
110March 3, 2013 (2013-03-03)May 5, 2013 (2013-05-05)

Season 1 (2013)[edit]

No. in
series
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air dateU.S. viewers
(million)
11"A Five-Star Resort"March 3, 2013 (2013-03-03)1.31[18]
Becky starts the transformation of the mobile home community into a resort by opening up a community pool. 
22"All Tangulled Up"March 10, 2013 (2013-03-10)0.92[19]
The local beauty salon in the park gets shut down and the girls try to save their almost bankrupt hotdog business. 
33"Days of Our Trailer Park Lives"March 17, 2013 (2013-03-17)1.15[20]
Everyone in Myrtle Manor discusses a discovery in Taylor and Jessica's trailer and Jared scores a job at a nearby miniature golf course. 
44"Trouble in Weiner-dise"March 24, 2013 (2013-03-24)1.24[21]
Myrtle Manor is divided following Taylor and Jessica's dramatic split. Lindsay and Amanda feud which causes tension at Darlin' Dogs. Anne is distraught when her cat becomes ill but the community comes together to provide their support. 
55"Queen of the Trailer Park"March 31, 2013 (2013-03-31)0.92[22]
After Lindsay and Amanda's fight, Becky plans a Miss Myrtle Manor beauty pageant in order to restore the peace with Roy and Gina running the show. 
66"Unhitched"April 7, 2013 (2013-04-07)0.96[23]
Becky is able to ease up when her father goes away for vacation. Chelsey works as Jared's nurse after his motorcycle crash. 
77"Investigations and Altercations"April 14, 2013 (2013-04-14)1.04[24]
The residents have a community yard sale but Becky is under scrutiny from Cecil, who chooses to change things around the park. Marvin closes his mattress investigation with a town meeting revealing the culprit. 
88"Bogged Down in Love"April 21, 2013 (2013-04-21)0.98[25]
It's time for Myrtle Manor's "Chicken Bog" cook-off but things take a turn for the worse when someone wreaks havoc. Jared starts to think about getting a better paying job in order to continue his growing relationship with Chelsey. 
99"Where There's Smoke, There's Jared"April 28, 2013 (2013-04-28)1.05[26]
Taylor invites Bandit back into the park. Cecil contemplates selling Myrtle Manor. Jared realizes that Chelsey is the love of his life and has a surprise for her. 
1010"My Big Fat Trailer Park Wedding"May 5, 2013 (2013-05-05)1.22[27]
Wedding bells are ringing at Myrtle Manor, which means Becky has some major prep work to do. Chelsey learns that her family won't be able to attend her wedding. 

Reception[edit]

The series has racked up negative reviews all around. Myrtle Beach Mayor John Rhodes has called the show "fictional".[28] Tangulls, a small salon business within the park, was created specifically for the series.[29] One of the "residents", Taylor Burt, explained that Jupiter Entertainment approached him to help scout locations to film then later invited him to live within the park so he could take part in the series.[30]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t ""Welcome to Myrtle Manor" Moves Into TLC". The Futon Critic. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  2. ^ Patten, Dominic (February 7, 2013). "TLC Trailer Park Series ‘Welcome To Myrtle Manor’ To Debut In March". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  3. ^ West, Kelly (February 7, 2013). "Welcome To Myrtle Manor TLC Series Premiere Date Set". Television Blend. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  4. ^ a b Bryant, Dawn (June 21, 2013). "Filming for second season of ‘Myrtle Manor’ starts next week". The Sun News. Retrieved July 17, 2013. 
  5. ^ Hibberd, James (May 3, 2013). "'Myrtle Manor' renewed for season 2: Will the whole cast return?". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved May 7, 2013. 
  6. ^ Bryant, Dawn (May 3, 2013). "‘Myrtle Manor’ picked up for second season". The Sun News. Retrieved May 7, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Excitement builds as Myrtle Manor's 2nd season filming starts next week". WBTW. June 21, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Business Friday, Jan. 11, 2013 TV show filmed in Myrtle Beach mobile home park to air on TLC this year". Myrtle Beach Online. January 11, 2013. Retrieved February 9, 2013. 
  9. ^ a b Prabhu, Maya (April 2, 2013). "'Myrtle Manor' souvenir trailer not expected until April 12". The Charlotte Observer. 
  10. ^ Introduced within Episode 7.
  11. ^ "Welcome to Myrtle Manor 'weiner girl' arrested for DUI". WWBT. April 28, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Myrtle Manor Star Arrested For Having Sex With Teen Girl, Another Charged With DUI". WSPA-TV. April 28, 2013. 
  13. ^ Hinnant, Lauren (April 28, 2013). "Police:Myrtle Manor star arrested for sexual relations with teen girl, another charged with DUI". WBTW. 
  14. ^ Costa, Crystal (April 26, 2013). "Myrtle Manor star arrested for DUI after crash". WPDE-TV. 
  15. ^ "Myrtle Manor TV star crashes Jeep into power pole, arrested for DUI, report says". WBTW. April 26, 2103. 
  16. ^ "Myrtle Manor cast member arrested for sexual relations with a minor". Toledo News Now. April 28, 2013. 
  17. ^ Maya T. Prabhu (April 28, 2013). "‘Myrtle Manor’ cast member charged with criminal sexual conduct with a minor under age 16". The Sun News. 
  18. ^ Bibel, Sara. "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'The Walking Dead' Wins Night, 'The Bible, 'Vikings', 'Shameless', 'Real Housewives of Atlanta', 'Pawn Stars' & More". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 5, 2013. 
  19. ^ "Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Leads Viewers, Demos". the Futon Critic. Retrieved March 13, 2013. 
  20. ^ Bibel, Sara (March 19, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'The Walking Dead' Wins Night, 'The Bible', 'Vikings', 'The Client List', 'Shameless', 'Army Wives' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  21. ^ "Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Walking Dead" Dominates Demos, Edges "Bible" in Viewers". The Futon Critic. March 26, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Sunday's Cable Ratings: "The Walking Dead" Goes Out on Top for AMC". The Futon Critic. April 2, 2013. 
  23. ^ "Sunday's Cable Ratings: "Game of Thrones" Claims Total Viewer, Demo Crowns". The Futon Critic. April 9, 2013. 
  24. ^ Bibel, Sara (April 16, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'Game of Thrones' Wins Night, 'MTV Movie Awards', 'Vikings', 'Mad Men','The Client List', 'Veep' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  25. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (April 23, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'Game of Thrones' Wins Night + NBA Playoffs, 'Real Housewives of Atlanta', 'Vikings' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  26. ^ Bibel, Sara (April 30, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'Game of Thrones' Wins Night, NBA Playoffs, 'Vikings', 'The Client List', 'Mad Men', 'Veep' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  27. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (May 7, 2013). "Sunday Cable Ratings: 'Game of Thrones' Wins Night + 'Ax Men', 'Mad Men', 'Army Wives', 'The Client List' & More". TV by the Numbers. 
  28. ^ Bryant, Dawn (March 3, 2013). "TLC's 'Myrtle Manor' is the buzz of Myrtle Beach". The Charlotte Observer. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 
  29. ^ Dohmen, Rocky. ""Welcome to Myrtle Manor" described as "docu-soap"-all fake, of course". TheDigitel. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 
  30. ^ O'Rourke, Jill (March 18, 2013). "If You Need More Proof Welcome To Myrtle Manor Is Fake, Watch One Second Of The New Episode". Crushable. Retrieved March 24, 2013. 

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