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Discovery to Celebrate 25th Anniversary of Shark Week

LOS ANGELES: Discovery Channel has unveiled plans for this year’s Shark Week lineup as the programming stunt celebrates its 25th anniversary, while the network also announced new installments for its Curiosity series. The annual Shark Week event kicks off this year on August 12 at 9 p.m., with nine all-new ...

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Tipping Points Comes to Weather Channel

LOS ANGELES: The Weather Channel has become a U.S. partner on the international production of Unboxed Media’s Tipping Points, scheduled to air next fall. The docu-series, hosted by climate journalist Bernice Notenboom and featuring various environmental scientists, will explain the shifting climate and the effects it has on our planet. ...

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Science Greenlights More Through the Wormhole with Morgan Freeman

BEVERLY HILLS: Oscar-winner Morgan Freeman is returning to lead the new season of Through the Wormhole, slated to premiere next summer on Science. The fourth season of the thought-provoking series will contain ten episodes. It is being produced by Revelations Entertainment and executive produced by Lori McCreary, James Younger and ...

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New OWN Series for Fall & 2013

LOS ANGELES: OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network has unveiled a total of six new series for the fall lineup and next year, including a reality show with La Toya Jackson. One of the new fall 2012 series is Harpo Studios’ Iyanla, Fix My Life, which will focus on author, speaker and ...

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Military Channel to Air The Brokaw Files

SILVER SPRING: Produced by NBC News’ Peacock Productions for the Military Channel, The Brokaw Files, fronted by legendary journalist Tom Brokaw, is scheduled to debut in the fall. The series will show Brokaw as he reflects upon his career and relives his most significant stories, including Ronald Regan’s last interview ...

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Charisma Carpenter to Host New Series for ID

BEVERLY HILLS: Investigation Discovery’s tentatively titled I Survived Evil is going to be hosted by Charisma Carpenter, the actress who played Cordelia Chase on Buffy the Vampire Slayer and Angel. The new series will tell the stories of individuals who survived being attacked by another person. The ten-episode first season ...

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Revenue & Profit Up at Scripps

KNOXVILLE: Scripps Networks Interactive reported a solid second-quarter performance, as revenue rose 13 percent to $601 million. Ad revenue was up 12 percent year-on-year for Q2 to $417 million and affiliate fee revenues were up 16 percent to $171 million. Second-quarter income was $142 million, compared to the prior year’s ...

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TRACE Sports Makes its Way to Australia

HONG KONG: The TRACE Sports channel is entering the Australian market via a carriage deal with Sky News’ Multiview service. The channel is dedicated exclusively to sports celebrities. Currently, TRACE’s Sporty News segments are being produced on location in London to bring viewers daily action from the Olympics. August will ...

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UKTV’s Good Food Orders New Show

LONDON: James Martin’s United Cakes of America has been commissioned by Good Food, a UKTV food channel. Outline Productions’ James Martin’s United Cakes of America (15×30-minutes) will follow British chef James Martin as he tries different desserts from various states along the East Coast of the U.S. and then uses ...

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New Doc to Premiere on EPIX

NEW YORK: EPIX has landed the rights to Journey to Planet X, slated to run during the network’s EPIX Docs strand in 2013. The documentary revolves around Troy Bernier and Eric Swain while they are in the process of filming an amateur science-fiction movie. Produced by Trisha Barkman, Journey to ...

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