Long Island Medium is an American reality television series on TLC that debuted on September 25, 2011. Based in Hicksville, New York, the series stars Theresa Caputo as she claims to be a medium who can communicate with the deceased. The series follows her life as she juggles clients and her family. Caputo's claims have been called fake by multiple sources, ranging from print publications like Wired Magazine to television news programs like Inside Edition. Both Caputo and TLC for have been criticized for profiting from what some consider a "charlatan" whose claims are "not true".
In the season premiere, Theresa reads for celebrities, including Jim Parsons, who connects with an old friend, and Susan Lucci, who is stunned by the messages she received. Also: Jamie-Lynn Sigler and her mother are overcome by emotion; and Katie Lowes comes to Theresa's house for a private reading.