The latest slice-of-life reality show to grace the airwaves is Extraordinary People, which kicks off its series of specials with World’s Smallest Woman. This new special showcases American Horror Story: Freak Show star Jyoti Amge. It premieres Thursday, July 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on TLC.
If you don’t have cable, here’s how to watch World’s Smallest Woman on your computer, phone, Roku, Fire TV, Apple TV or other streaming device:
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TLC is included in Philo’s main 59-channel bundle, which is the cheapest among all streaming services if you plan on keeping it long-term. It also comes with a free seven-day trial, and no credit card is required to sign up:
Once signed up for Philo, you can then watch World’s Smallest Woman live on your computer via the Philo website, or on your phone (iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, Apple TV or or other supported device via the Philo app.
If you can’t watch live, Philo allows you to DVR programs and watch them up to 30 days later. And even if you forget to DVR something, Philo also comes with a 72-hour rewind feature, which lets you to watch shows on-demand if they have aired in the last three days.
TLC is one of 95-plus live TV channels included in the main FuboTV bundle, which comes with a free seven-day trial:
Once signed up for FuboTV, you can watch World’s Smallest Woman live on your computer via the FuboTV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, or other supported device via the FuboTV app.
If you can’t watch live, FuboTV comes with 30 hours of cloud DVR space, as well as a 72-hour look-back feature, which allows you to watch most shows on-demand within three days (and sometimes longer) of their conclusion, even if you don’t record them.
TLC is included in Hulu With Live TV, which comes with 60-plus live TV channels and Hulu’s extensive on-demand library of TV shows and movies. You can watch immediately with a seven-day free trial:
Once signed up for Hulu With Live TV, you can watch World’s Smallest Woman live on your computer via the Hulu website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Echo Show, or other streaming device via the Hulu app.
If you can’t watch live, Hulu with Live TV comes with both its extensive on-demand library (which includes most shows after they air) and 50 hours of Cloud DVR storage (with the ability to upgrade to “Enhanced Cloud DVR,” which gives you 200 hours of DVR space and the ability to fast forward through commercials).
TLC is one of 47 channels included in the “Sling Blue bundle. For the first month, it costs $20 ($30 per month after that) and includes Showtime, Starz and Epix for free:
Once signed up for Sling TV, you can watch World’s Smallest Woman live on your computer via the Sling TV website, or on your phone (Android and iPhone supported), tablet, Roku, Apple TV, Amazon Fire TV, Chromecast, Xbox One, or other streaming device via the Sling TV app.
If you can’t watch live, Sling TV comes included with 10 hours of cloud DVR.
‘World’s Smallest Woman’ Preview
U.S. audiences first got to know Indian actress Jyoti Amge, who stands just over two feet tall, when she played Ma Petite in the fourth season of FX’s horror anthology series American Horror Story. She has also appeared on British medical drama Body Shock and Indian reality TV series Bigg Boss 6. Now she is getting her own reality show on TLC.
According to the press release, TLC has always “shined a light on and given voice to the overlooked, the underrepresented and the misunderstood. This July, the network proudly continues that tradition by celebrating several truly extraordinary people who have persevered despite great adversity.”
In concert with other shows Conjoined Twins: Inseparable and My Pregnant Husband, the World’s Smallest Woman series will celebrate how 26-year-old Amge is “living a super-sized life.”
“Standing 24-inches tall and weighing just 12 pounds, Jyoti Amge is the smallest woman in the world. And while this 26-year-old may be pint-sized, that hasn’t prevented her from living a super-sized life. Well known for her role on American Horror Story, Jyoti and her family visit the U.S. from India to explore career opportunities and soak up American culture, from bowling to shopping to pizza. But Jyoti is also in America for a far more serious reason: she is hoping to find a doctor to address a debilitating health issue she has endured for years — two broken legs. However, if surgery is her only option, will she be comfortable moving forward, given the potential risks?” says the press release.
“TLC honors people from all walks of life in our programming,” said Rick Holzman, SVP Programming & Strategy, TLC. “These specials tell the unique and remarkable stories of people who face overwhelming challenges every day of their lives. And, while their conditions are extremely rare, those at the center of each story yearn for love, understanding, and a sense of belonging. We at TLC are proud to be the platform to share their stories, their struggles and their strength.”
World’s Smallest Woman airs Thursday, July 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on TLC.
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