Thicker Than Water
Thicker Than Water (Photo by: Mark Delong/Bravo)

Series Overview

Thicker Than Water is a reality TV series that ran on Bravo in 2013.  The series follows the family of Ben Tankard a gospel music producer and motivational speaker. Bravo previously aired the Thicker Than Water series, but with a different family, the Marinos. The show highlights how the Tankard family has used religion and the ministry to create wealth for themselves. In fact, the family believes that God himself wanted them to be rich.

Production Company and Executive Producers

The Thicker Than Water series is produced by Sirens Media and John Doe Productions. The executive producers are Caroline Self, Darren Toon, Lucilla D’Agostino, Rebecca Toth Diefenbach, Renard Young and Valerie Haselton Drescher

Cast Overview

Following is a list of the primary cast members for the show. The cast is made up entirely of the wealth, but spiritually bankrupt Tankard family.

  • Ben Tankard
  • Benji Tankard
  • Britney Tankard
  • Brooklyn Tankard
  • Cyrene Tankard
  • Diamond Tankard
  • Jewel Tankard
  • Shanira Tankard

List of Episodes

Season 1

  • Episode 1 – Family Ties – A young man tries to court Ben’s daughter, Cyrene, to go to the prom. Brooklyn is running a marathon that just happens to be on the same day as the prom. Britney and Brooklyn go out on a double date.
  • Episode 2 – Sibling Biblery
  • Episode 3 – Southern Discomfort
  • Episode 4 – Not the Family Standard
  • Episode 5 – Kandi Rocks
  • Episode 6 – The New F-Word: Forgiveness
  • Episode 7 – Sisters of No Mercy
  • Episode 8 – Wedding Bells & Farewells

Season 2

  • Episode 1 – Act Like a Sister
  • Episode 2 – Pregnant Pause
  • Episode 3 – Making Amens
  • Episode 4 – Daddy Issues
  • Episode 5 – Lock It Up
  • Episode 6 – The Ben Honors
  • Episode 7 – Tankard Road Diaries
  • Episode 8 – Hairy Situation
  • Episode 9 – Empty Tank

Season 3

  • Episode 1 – Still Thicker Than Ever
  • Episode 2 – Micro-Momager
  • Episode 3 – Hard Knock Life
  • Episode 4 – Oh Baby!
  • Episode 5 – Family Feuds
  • Episode 6 – Through Thick and Thin
  • Episode 7 – Love, Marriage and Madness
  • Episode 8 – The Ties That Bind
  • Episode 9 – Secrets Revealed
  • Episode 10 – Family First

Watch the series trailer on YouTube

Critical Response and Awards

  • The series has a rating of 4.7 out of 10 stars on IMDB and 4.6 out of 10 on
  • The series did not win any awards.

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