'Cheer Perfection' Season 2 premiere: New season, same old stage moms

"Cheer Perfection," TLC's answer to Lifetime's "Dance Moms," returned for Season 2 on Wednesday (Aug. 28), failing once again to justify its existence. Like its obvious inspiration, "Cheer Perfection" reeks of contrived drama. Within the first few minutes of tonight's episode, head coach Alisha reminds the audience that most gyms don't allow for parents to sit in on practice, but they do at Cheer Time Revolution -- which is code for "We only got our show because we let these henpecking mamas in the room."So what happened tonight? Alisha was prepping CTR's Youth Silver team for a big competition in Texas, which meant she wanted to revamp the entire routine in basically a week. The bigger the risk, the greater the reward? Seems like poor coaching to me. Why not just choreograph a technically impressive routine from the get-go?The first half of the hour, however, focused on the team moms and their drama. There's discord...

'Toddlers & Tiaras' Renewed for Season 6 by TLC; Network Also Orders 8 More Episodes of 'Cheer Perfection'

TLC has renewed its hit series TODDLERS & TIARAS for a sixth season and ordered an additional eight, one-hour episodes of CHEER PERFECTION, with both series slated to return summer 2013.

'Toddlers & Tiaras' and 'Cheer Perfection' Air Tonight on TLC (Video)

TODDLERS & TIARAS returns to TLC tonight at 9/8c with all new pageant princesses!