04/09/2012 10:22 am ET Updated Apr 09, 2012

'Mama's Boys Of The Bronx:' Sneak Peek At TLC Series (VIDEO)

There's nothing wrong with a mother having a little pride in her son ... even when he's in his 30's. The premiere of "Mama's Boys Of The Bronx" kicks off tonight, Apr. 9 at 10 p.m. ET on TLC.

In our exclusive sneak peek below, 34-year-old Chip has no shame in his lengthy grooming routine. When his mom Camille jokes that Chip loves himself more than his own mother he replies, "Rome wasn't built in a day!"

Meanwhile, aspiring cartoonist Anthony tries to figure out why women love him so much. Luckily, Mama Patti has the answer. "All Italian men are good looking," she explains matter-of-factly.

"Mama's Boys Of The Bronx" chronicles the lives of five Italian-American men (Anthony, Frankie, Chip, Giovanni and Peter) who were born and raised on Arthur Avenue in the Bronx. In the series' eight episodes, viewers will follow these men who rely on their mothers for almost everything, from keeping a roof over their heads to major self-esteem boosts.

"Mama's Boys Of The Bronx" premieres on Monday, Apr. 9 at 10 p.m. ET on TLC.

Check out our exclusive sneak preview below!

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