The critically acclaimed, Emmy-nominated franchise Hoarders premieres an all-new season on Thursday, May 28, at 9pm ET/PT on Lifetime. Titled Hoarders: Family Secrets, the program features original stories of people who obsessively hoard to the point that collecting overwhelms their families and their lives. The series kicks-off with a one-hour special focusing on a Massachusetts family and will feature live segments culminating in an all-live intervention. The episode will also feature the story of a second, recidivist hoarder who faces jail time if he doesn’t pass a final city inspection. Whether facing eviction, divorce, broken relationships or the removal of minor children from their homes, all the hoarders are in desperate need of help. The series will follow them as they embark on the biggest transformations of their lives and reveal their secret hoards to loved ones for the first time. The experts featured this season are Dr. Suzanne Chabaud, Dr. Robin Zasio, Dr. Michael Tompkins, Dr. Scott Hannan, Dr. Melva Green and Mark Pfeffer. Cleanup and organizing team include Dorothy Breininger, Matt Paxton, Cory Chalmers, Standolyn Robertson and Darnita Payden
The one-hour special focuses on a Massachusetts family and features live segments culminating in an all-live intervention. Also featured is the story of a second hoarder who faces jail time if he doesn’t pass a final city inspection.
A woman's husband decides to end their 38-year marriage unless she cleans up their home.
22-year-old Yama keeps shopping and hoarding to preserve the memory of her deceased mother. Michelle's obsession with shopping is putting her home in such a catastrophic condition that she faces losing her little boys to child protective services.
Ruthann promised her cousin that she would turn their historic house into a bed and breakfast when it was sold to her but instead she has destroyed the crown jewel with her cat and antiques hoarding. Ruthann blames the situation on "the other woman" who happens to be her daughter that ran off with her boyfriend and had kids with him.
Two hoarders are living in life threatening conditions. Cynthia has a debilitating auto immune disease and lives in a hoard that could make her illness deadly. Meanwhile, Ricky sleeps in a house packed with paper and other flammables that are one spark away from an inferno.
A man needs to clean up his three-acre hoard whilst a woman hoards to try and get over the death of her son.
A man serves as president of his condo HOA, but he lives in a hoard that would cause any other tenant to be evicted; a woman has been hoarding to deal with the death of her son.
A woman's huge doll hoard has put her husband's sobriety at risk. A hoard attracts rats.