Young and Hungry

‘D.C. Cupcakes’ Debuts on July 16 on TLC


In turning to sisters, Sophie LaMontagne and Katherine Kallinis, TLC is hoping the business partners can carry some the huge, frosting-on-top success of their Georgetown Cupcake over to the Discovery Communications' channel. Or at least carry it through a long, hot summer.

D.C. Cupcakes, the six-part TLC series about the sisters and the thrills and chills of running their cupcakery, debuts next Friday, July 16, with back-to-back episodes. I'm not sure what TLC is trying to communicate by programming two episodes in a row, but I fear it's this: We better air these suckers while people still care.

You can watch a few short videos from D.C. Cupcakes over on the TLC website and judge for yourself.

Personally, I think TLC is looking for filler until it finally unleashes this ratings Yeti: Sarah Palin's Alaska, in which the former 'drill, baby, drill" governor gives us a warm-and-fuzzy tour of her home state. Complete with aerial wolf hunting, we presume.

Photo courtesy of TLC