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Turner Broadcasting trotted out four new unscripted series at the Television Critics Association press tour Friday, a big investment for the previously scripted-centric TNT and TBS. The most discussed series on the reality roster was the lone offering from TBS. King of the Nerds, hosted and executive produced by Revenge of the Nerds stars Curtis Armstrong and Robert Carradine, pits 11 contestants against one another in a game of smarts and fandom to win $100,000 and the series' enviable title. King of the Nerds' creative team was quick to justify TBS' competition foray, noting the similarly themed lead-

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