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Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best? is an American reality television series that was broadcast from January 25, 2011 to May 4, 2014, four seasons, on WE tv[1] It chronicled the lives of Joan and Melissa Rivers as they worked on their careers, took care of their family, and balanced their social lives with their work lives.[2][3] The series concluded four months before Joan Rivers died.

Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?
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GenreReality
Starring
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons4
No. of episodes34
Production
Executive producer(s)
  • Tara Sandler
  • Jennifer Davidson
  • Danny Salles
  • Lauren P. Gellert
  • Suzanne Murch
  • Joan Rivers
  • Melissa Rivers
Running time40-43 minutes
Production company(s)Pie Town Productions
Release
Original networkWE tv
Picture format480i (SDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original releaseJanuary 25, 2011 (2011-01-25) –
May 3, 2014 (2014-05-03)
External links
Website

EpisodesEdit

Season Episodes First aired Last aired
1 8 January 25, 2011 (2011-01-25) March 15, 2011 (2011-03-15)
2 10 January 24, 2012 (2012-01-24) March 27, 2012 (2012-03-27)
3 8 February 23, 2013 (2013-02-23) April 13, 2013 (2013-04-13)
4 8 March 29, 2014 (2014-03-29) May 3, 2014 (2014-05-03)

Season 1 (2011)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
11"Joan Moves In"January 25, 2011 (2011-01-25)
22"Joan Takes Over"February 1, 2011 (2011-02-01)
33"Kiss My Ash"February 8, 2011 (2011-02-08)
44"Family Feud"February 15, 2011 (2011-02-15)
55"Can We Not Talk?"February 22, 2011 (2011-02-22)
66"Joan Looks for Love"March 1, 2011 (2011-03-01)
77"Home Alone With Joan"March 8, 2011 (2011-03-08)
88"Happily Ever After...Joan-Style"March 15, 2011 (2011-03-15)

Season 2 (2012)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
91"Skintervention"January 24, 2012 (2012-01-24)
102"High Times"January 31, 2012 (2012-01-31)
113"Picture Imperfect"February 7, 2012 (2012-02-07)
124"Joan on the Range"February 14, 2012 (2012-02-14)
135"A Very Public Affair"February 21, 2012 (2012-02-21)
146"Joan Pulls a Beaver"February 28, 2012 (2012-02-28)
157"East Side Story"March 6, 2012 (2012-03-06)
168"Crossing the Line"March 13, 2012 (2012-03-13)
179"Birthday Blues"March 20, 2012 (2012-03-20)
1810"What Happened in Vegas?"March 27, 2012 (2012-03-27)

Season 3 (2013)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
191"I Kissed a Girl"February 23, 2013 (2013-02-23)
202"In Bed With Joan"March 2, 2013 (2013-03-02)
213"Taking Liberty"March 9, 2013 (2013-03-09)
224"The Big One"March 16, 2013 (2013-03-16)
235"London Snog"March 23, 2013 (2013-03-23)
246"Love Comes Knocking"March 30, 2013 (2013-03-30)
257"The C Word"April 6, 2013 (2013-04-06)
268"Pregnant Pause"April 13, 2013 (2013-04-13)

Season 4 (2014)Edit

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleOriginal air date
271"The Sex Tape"March 29, 2014 (2014-03-29)
282"Extreme Make Under"April 5, 2014 (2014-04-05)
293"Dog Days of Fashion Week"April 12, 2014 (2014-04-12)
304"Pill Popper"April 19, 2014 (2014-04-19)
315"Turning Tricks"April 26, 2014 (2014-04-26)
326"Addicted to Daily Doubles"April 26, 2014 (2014-04-26)
337"Blue Balls"May 3, 2014 (2014-05-03)
348"Get the F Out!"May 3, 2014 (2014-05-03)

BroadcastEdit

The series premiered on September 4, 2011 on E!.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Dehnart, Andy (January 4, 2011). "Winter 2011 reality TV debut schedule". Reality Blurred. Retrieved March 29, 2014.
  2. ^ Seidman, Robert (November 22, 2010). "WE tv Debuts Joan Rivers Original Series in January". TV by the Numbers (Press release). Retrieved March 29, 2014.
  3. ^ Bibel, Sara (June 11, 2013). "'Tamar & Vince' Renewed for Season 2 & 'Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?' Renewed for Season 4 by WE tv". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved March 29, 2014.
  4. ^ Knox, David (25 August 2011). "Airdate: Joan & Melissa: Joan Knows Best?". TV Tonight. Retrieved 17 July 2015.