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Bristol Palin (left), boyfriend Gino and son Tripp appear in a promotional photo for her new Lifetime reality show Bristol Palin: Lifes a Tripp, which premieres on June 19, 2012 at 10 p.m. - Provided courtesy of OTRC / A and E Television Networks, LLC. / Richard Knapp

Bristol Palin's reality show, 'Life's a Tripp' moved from primetime slot

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06/30/2012 by Olivia Allin

Bristol Palin, the 21-year-old outspoken daughter of Conservative leader and former Alaska Governor Sarah Palin, failed to impress viewers with her reality series.

"Bristol Palin: Life's A Tripp," which is named after her 3-year-old son, premiered on Lifetime on June 19 and has been taken off of Lifetime Network's primetime schedule, after airing just four episodes.

The show will be moved from its Tuesday 10 p.m. timeslot to 11 p.m., while re-runs of "Dance Moms" will air in the former block, a Lifetime rep told E! News.

The show brought 726,000 total viewers and a 0.2 rating in the 18-49 demographic. The show was expected to perform better since it aired after Lifetime's hugely popular dancing reality series, "Dance Moms."

The show recently raised controversy when Palin's "Dancing With The Stars" co-star Kyle Massey and his brother Chris filed a lawsuit against producers, claiming that they came up with the show's premise and were slated to star opposite Palin.

Palin is also being sued for defamation by a man who got in a spat with her at a bar. Stephen Hanks, the man who told Palin, "Your mother's a whore," while she was filming her new Lifetime reality show, "Life's A Tripp" at a West Hollywood bar, filed a lawsuit claiming he did not sign a release form agreeing to appear on television.

"Bristol Palin: Life's A Tripp" showcases Palin's relationship with her boyfriend and family, including her mother, who also appears on the show.

Bristol was 18 when she gave birth to Tripp out of wedlock, which stirred controversy during her mother's 2008 vice presidential campaign. Bristol continuously faces criticism over her past, her mother's political stances as well as her own statements, including a recent scathing blog post slamming President Barack Obama for his expression of support for gay marriage.

Bristol has appeared on reality television before - she competed on the ABC show "Dancing With The Stars" in 2010 (see photos). Also that year, The politician and her family starred in a TLC reality series called "Sarah Palin's Alaska."

After she gave birth, Bristol Palin became a teenage pregnancy prevention advocate. She has made personal and on-air appearances on behalf of the Candie's Foundation, whose mission statement is "to educate America's youth about the devastating consequences of teen pregnancy through celebrity PSA campaigns and initiatives." The company paid her $262,500 in 2009 for her services.

"Life's A Tripp" will air on Tuesdays at 11 p.m. ET on the Lifetime cable network on June 19.

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