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Ovation Readies Launch of New Dance Competition

LOS ANGELES: Ovation’s new dance competition series A Chance to Dance, executive produced by Simon and Nigel Lythgoe (American Idol, So You Think You Can Dance), premieres tomorrow. A Chance to Dance will follow U.K. choreographers Michael Nunn and Billy Trevitt as they audition dancers from around the country in an ...

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Exclusive Interview: Christiane Amanpour

PREMIUM: Christiane Amanpour, CNN’s chief international correspondent and anchor of Amanpour, talks to TV Real about her new show and her commitment to impartial and accurate reporting.  TV REAL: In your new show, Amanpour, what topics do you want to address? Do you see a hole in what is currently being ...

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Spike TV Revives Joe Schmo

NEW YORK: Joe Schmo: The Full Bounty puts a new spin on the fake reality show that aired on Spike nearly a decade ago. The 10×1-hour series will follow a man who believes he is on a new reality series that aims to track down America’s next bounty hunter, when ...

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Channel Profile: Veria Living

PREMIUM: Veria Living has been stepping up its original-content-creation efforts as it looks to corner the health and wellness programming market in the U.S. Elizabeth Browde, the head of programming at Veria Living, offers up insight into what’s working for the channel, where some 98 percent of the schedule is produced ...

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VH1 Gets Another Season of La La’s Full Court Life

NEW YORK: The recently ordered third season of the VH1 reality show La La’s Full Court Life will include La La visiting London to support her husband in the Olympics. La La’s Full Court Life revolves around La La Anthony, an actress, television host and businesswoman. Among other things in ...

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Hardcore Pawn Spinoff Coming to truTV

NEW YORK: Hardcore Pawn: Chicago, an extension of the Hardcore Pawn franchise, is slated to debut on truTV later this year. The 9×30-minute series, produced by Bischoff-Hervey Entertainment, will focus on a popular pawn shop owned by two brothers—Randy and Wayne Cohen—in the Windy City. Hardcore Pawn, the original show, takes ...

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Cheating Vegas to Premiere on Destination America

SILVER SPRING: This month Destination America is slated to begin airing Cheating Vegas, a series documenting the world of casino con artists. Cheating Vegas takes a look at dishonest gamblers who get caught in the act of cheating. The show will feature surveillance footage from security cameras, as well as commentary from ...

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AFL Presents 3D Programming

SAN FRANCISCO: AFL Productions is highlighting its 3D offering Cities from Above & Beyond, which includes footage of various locations around the world. Cities from Above & Beyond features such cities as San Francisco, Los Angeles, Las Vegas and more. The footage has been shot in a high resolution 3D ...

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HISTORY Grows Romanian Footprint

LONDON: HISTORY has increased its distribution in Romania, where it scored carriage on the RCS & RDS platform. HISTORY and HISTORY HD are currently offered in Romania. The new carriage agreement with RCS & RDS, which is the largest cable and Internet provider in the country, increases the distribution for ...

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Beyond Adds New Crime Series to Catalogue

SYDNEY: Beyond Distribution has taken on the global distribution of CMJ Productions’ Fatal Vows. Fatal Vows is ten-part hour-long crime series about people who murdered their husband or wife. It is set to launch at this year’s MIPCOM.  Investigation Discovery USA, Investigation Discovery Canada, Canal D Canada and AETN UK ...

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