Todd Chrisley has been the main attraction of the insanely popular USA show Chrisley knows best for nine seasons. In the show, the cameras have documented the Chrisley family and all of its ups and downs. However, whether you love them or hate them, you have to agree that the Chrisleys have given people plenty of gossip, pop culture drama, and on-screen challenges. Furthermore, we see that the show has only developed with time.
In this article, we will talk about certain things that people might not know about the show. Stay with us until the end to know more.
About The Show Of Todd Chrisley
Since it’s a very popular show Chrisley Knows Best has produced quite some spin-offs, including the recently famous “Growing Up Chrisley.” Following Savannah and Chase Chrisley are the two middle kids of the family. The show details the on-camera darlings’ attempts at living life on their own terms. About the story. We see that they packed their bags, took the car for the road, and dared to call Los Angeles home. However, how did the successful spin-off come about? Besides, have Todd and Julie Chrisley’s recent legal troubles hinder the show? Did Savannah and Chase’s LA desires go according to plan?
First Appearance Of Todd Chrisley In The Show
Now we see cameras capturing the lives of the Kardashians. Just like that, we can say the same about Savannah and Chase Chrisley. Furthermore, a good part of their childhoods was captured on-camera during the filming of Chrisley Knows Best. The show was never something that Todd Chrisley had seen for his family. Besides, he said OK! Magazine, that after multiple offers from the production they decided to take the plunge.
“We kept putting things off because we had to deal with family. Then [production] came back and said, ‘We’ve been wanting to stay away from you guys. But I just want you to know we presented this to 10 different networks, and we have nine offers.” That’s when Todd Chrisley realised that people really wanted the show.
After The Show Aired
When “Chrisley Knows Best” dropped on the USA Network, the family got the same level of popularity as their reality TV actors. The entire limelight was on the upbringing of the kids, and every detail of their life. However, the comments weren’t always positive. Speaking with People in the aftermath of the show’s first season, Todd and Julie Chrisley remembered what it was like for their family, and the kids, to get so much unwanted attention. As parents, they learned certain things. But it was quite stressful.
“I don’t think there are any subjects that are going to be off-limits with us. Because I don’t think we can parent our children effectively if we’re not honest and current with every situation that’s going on in our life”. Todd Chrisley told this to People. The couple also said that their kids were “called out” after the first season for many reasons that impacted the couple’s parenting from that point on.
About Todd Chrisley Knows Best Audience
The Hollywood Reporter has reported that the show enjoyed 1.25 million viewers during one episode alone. Furthermore, it became one of the network’s most successful shows. In addition, people said that “Chrisley Knows Best” was most popular among a young demographic. Adults between the ages of 18 and 49 were particularly interested. They made it USA’s “youngest original series,” with the average viewer around 36 years old.
Something New After Season 6
After 6 seasons of “Chrisley Knows Best” Chase and Savannah Chrisley’s spin-off show, “Growing Up Chrisley” was finally given the green light. Furthermore, Deadline, USA confirmed the news. They said that Season 7 of the show as well as 16 episodes of the spin-off would hit tv in 2019. That was one hell of an experience if you remember the thrill.
Heather Olander, the senior vice president of alternative development and production for the USA Network was all praises here. “In ‘Growing Up Chrisley,’ Chase and Savannah are trying to make it on their own in a new city. But no matter what, they will always make their way back home. That’s why fans will be sure to see both of them in the new season of the flagship series as well.”
The Starting Seemed A Little Off To The Public
If we say that “Chrisley Knows Best” got tremendous ratings it would be so wrong. The show became one of the USA’s most successful programs, leaving many to believe that its spin-offs would enjoy similar levels of viewership. Besides, “Growing Up Chrisley” sounded like an interesting venture. Furthermore, Radar Online reported that its first season was not as popular as Savannah and Chase Chrisley had expected. “Todd Chrisley is trying to pull some strings. But there really is nothing that can be done to save it at this point, so they are hoping for a miracle.”
The Siblings In The Show Were Not On Friendly Terms
As Radar Online reported, there was undoubtedly a lot of tension between Savannah and Chase Chrisley in the early moments of “Growing Up Chrisley.” In fact, in another article Radar Online noted that the quarrels captured on camera between the brother and sister were “nothing compared to their blowout brawls”.
“Savannah and Chase literally cannot stand each other in real life. And it’s really interesting to watch them pretend they like their lives because it is so far from the truth.” Way to go on popularity.
Todd Chrisley: Fun Fact On Season 3
As “Growing Up Chrisley” got more attention, information about Savannah’s and Chase’s personal lives began cropping up on-screen. Firstly, Chase’s girlfriend, Emmy Medders, became a popular talk on the show and in the Chrisley family’s life behind closed doors. Secondly, Season 3 of the “Chrisley Knows Best” spin-off brought a hilarious comparison to the camera. Besides, Chase was completely unaware of just how similar his girlfriend is to his mom, Julie Chrisley. That was unexpected.
And Then The Worst Happened
Everything was going well until something unexpected happened.
As reported by WSB-TV Atlanta, both Todd Chrisley and Julie Chrisley were found guilty of tax and bank fraud in June of 2022. Furthermore, the jury held them to all counts filed against them after a three-week trial. In addition to the charges, Julie was also accused and convicted of wire fraud. Yes! This undoubtedly has shaken the Chrisley world to its core. Besides, the fans are now in utter shock. However, the couple’s attorney has every intention of fighting the verdict.
We hear that Savannah has extended every bit of her support for the duo. Besides, she has been very vocal when it came to asking for her opinions. Furthermore, we heard that Growing up Chrisley would stop airing Because of these issues. Thankfully that is not happening.
Todd Chrisley is still going amidst the legal issues. However, the show must go on. The fans are eagerly waiting for every season to air, as usual. We hope all goes well with the duo at the end.
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