By: Betty Chu
Ever wonder what Tia's favorite Pit Bulls & Parolees episodes of all time are? OF COURSE YOU DO!
Prepare to relive her most memorable moments this Saturday, Feb. 21, in a special evening programmed with Tia's favorite episodes — followed by an all-new episode "From Darkness to Dawn" at 10/9c! AND, we know you won't be done after that — watch a special third pick by Tia, available online only!
Chat with Tia during the show, before Saturday's 10/9c all-new premiere — join us for a Facebook Q&A with Tia Maria Torres of Pit Bulls & Parolees, starting at 8pm ET on the Pit Bulls and Parolees Facebook page.
Here's a sneak peek of her picks followed by an all-new episode at 10/9c —
8PM: Tia's Pick — Season 3, Episode 1, Judgement Day
After several months of preparation, Tia and her crew are just days away from completing the rescue’s move to the paradise of Tehachapi. However, Tia’s dream quickly becomes a nightmare as a public hearing turns against her and she is handed a devastating decision. Then, a call from the former owner of one of Villalobos' most aggressive dogs leads to one of Pit Bulls and Parolees' most surprising and emotional moments yet.
Original Air Date: Nov. 12, 2011
9PM: Tia's Pick — Season 4, Episode 15, Storm Surge
As Hurricane Isaac tears through New Orleans, Villalobos faces a challenge unlike any they have previously encountered. Having evacuated dozens of dogs to an area an hour outside of the city, Tia and Mariah believe they are safe, only to have their plan backfire when the area floods and they are cut off from the rest of the world.
Original Air Date: Feb. 16, 2013
10PM: Season 6, All-New Premiere, From Darkness to Dawn
A late night rescue, deep in the Louisiana swamp, leads to a heart-wrenching discovery when Tia takes the dog to the vet. Then, with Earl’s arm continuing to cause him pain, the community rallies in a rather unusual way to help him raise funds for surgery. Finally, Mariah is forced to conquer one of her biggest fears when an adopter with a unique challenge comes looking for a new family member.
Premieres: Feb. 21, 2015
Online Only: Tia's Pick — Season 2, Episode 10, Trial By Fire
A special needs adoption for a deaf dog sends Tia and parolee Joe on a road trip to San Diego to meet a blind dog. Then Tia’s worst nightmares come true, when a wildfire burns dangerously close to Villlalobos, forcing her and the parolees to evacuate the nearly 200 dogs from the ranch. And thinking the fire may be a sign, Tia investigates a property that she thinks could be her dream come true and the new home for the rescue, only to have it threatened by another wildfire. You can watch TRIAL BY FIRE now >>
Original Air Date: Jan. 15, 2011
In the meantime, watch some highlights from Tia's Favorite Episodes in our flashback playlist:
MARK YOUR CALENDARS! Tune in Saturday, starting at 8PM for Tia's Favorite Episodes, followed by an all-new premiere at 10/9c!