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    Reality Issue
    The Amish Invasion
    TLC
    TLC's "Breaking Amish"
    'Amish: Out of Order,' 'Breaking Amish' and 'Amish Mafia'
    The Amish Invasion

    This story first appeared in the April 12 issue of The Hollywood Reporter magazine.

    It's only fitting for the extremes-loving reality audience that in the year Jersey Shore said goodbye, the modest, modernity-shunning Amish became the genre's hot subculture: NatGeo has Amish: Out of Order, Breaking Amish has been a hit on TLC (it has averaged more than 3 million viewers), and Discovery boasts the edgy Amish Mafia

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    Says NatGeo's Michael Cascio, "People find their lifestyle aspirational -- or simply fascinating."

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