Fox Announces Two-Hour Octomom Documentary

By Andrew Gauthier 

The Hollywood Reporter

Fox is getting in bed with the Octomom.

The network has ordered a two-hour documentary special on Nadya Suleman titled “Octomom: The Incredible Unseen Footage.”


The program is culled from seven months of exclusive access to Suleman, starting with the birth of her octuplets in January.

Fox will air the special very soon–Wednesday, Aug. 19–and says viewers will “witness the emotional struggles, physical complications and financial burdens of this single mother of 14 … including the private moments and reactions of Suleman’s family, as well as Suleman’s own feelings, doubts and fears.”

“It’s emotional, it’s compelling, you’re watching her go from miracle birth woman to tabloid fodder,” said Fox president of alternative Mike Darnell. More…