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Grab Your Calendars: Syfy Announces Winter Schedule

It’s true; no matter what certain networks may claim about their “winter finales,” winter doesn’t actually start until December 21, and isn’t over until March 20. Syfy, at least, understands this, and has announced their appropriately-titled winter schedule accordingly.

Happily this means that, starting on Monday, January 14, 2013, we will have some great television to get us through the cold months, including the return of Being Human and Lost Girl, and the premiere of Continuum, and later in the week, the return of Ghost Hunters and Face Off.

Here’s the schedule of premieres, along with series synopses:

Syfy’S 2013 Winter Programming Highlighted By Series Premieres Of Ghost Mine, Robot Combat League, Stranded And Continuum Season Returns Of Hits Being Human, Face Off, Total Blackout, Ghost Hunters, Lost Girl, Haunted Collector And Final Season Of Merlin

New York – December 4, 2012 – Syfy will kick off the New Year with a robust winter
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Stars Galore at Nickelodeon’s 25Th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards Katy Perry, Tim Tebow, Taylor Lautner, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez, Kristen Stewart, Victorious, Lmfao, SpongeBob SquarePants, Justin Bieber, Puss in Boots and More Win Coveted Orange Blimps showed up at Nickelodeon’s 25Th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards.

Mega-stars including Katy Perry, Tim Tebow, Taylor Lautner, Big Time Rush, Selena Gomez, Kristen Stewart, Lmfao and Justin Bieber reigned as this year’s favorites, winning top honors at Nickelodeon’s 25th Annual Kids’ Choice Awards live telecast, Saturday, March 31, 8-9:30 p.m. (Et/tape delayed for West Coast). Hosted by international superstar and 10-time Kca winner Will Smith, the awards were broadcast from the Galen Center at USC in Los Angeles where kids’ top choices in television, movies, music and sports were revealed through a flying blimp, silver robot and sword swallower. Smith made an aerial entrance onto the venue by parachuting down from the official Kca blimp,
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People's TV Critic Assesses The X Factor

People's TV Critic Assesses The X Factor
The X Factor arrived on Fox Wednesday night like a bumblebee alighting on a pussy willow. The bumblebee was the size of a food truck. The much-hyped, heavily anticipated singing competition, which first began in England, was exactly what the previews indicated it would be and what Simon Cowell intended it to be: a show to out-idol American Idol, out-voice The Voice and outdo any other conceivable reality show. Cowell doesn't have to reinvent the wheel here: Just ramp things up. The two-hour premiere, a night of auditions, looked expensive - you could have fit the home tree from Avatar
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Jeff Sutphen Talks About 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show

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101 Ways to Leave a Game Show is the newest offering in the extreme competition seriesgenre. On the series host Jeff Sutphen challenges contestants to answer triviaquestions, but whoever gets the answer wrong faces a dastardly fate. Losersmight get airlifted off by a helicopter or rolled down a steep incline in a Ballof Doom. In a recent exclusive interview, Jeff told us about getting the joband whether or not he dreamed of being a game show host when he was a kid.

When we asked how he got the gig on 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show he joked,“I was pizza delivery guy and I was delivering a pizza to the executiveproducer’s house. And I rang the doorbell and he answered the doorbell and hesaid, “You know what? You look like you should be a game show host… That’s alie but just because it
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ABC Unveils Summer 2011 Schedule

ABC has announced the original programming it will be featuring during the summer of 2011. If you're a fan of reality TV, you're in luck, because the alphabet has new episodes of Wipeout, Bachelor Pad, and The Bachelorette coming down the pipeline, as well as a new show about karaoke, two Amazing Race-ish challenge shows, a new Extreme Makeover spinoff, and a game show built around people exiting a game show. Joining the mostly unscripted line-up, which can be found on Tuesdays and Thursdays, will be the second season of Rookie Blue and military hospital drama The Hot Zone.

There is no word yet on what reruns ABC will be airing or what canceled shows they'll be burning off, but until then, you can check out the press release below that gives detailed descriptions of each show as well as premiere dates/times.

What will you be watching this summer on ABC?
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ABC Picks Up '101 Ways To Leave A Game Show' To Series For Summer

Exclusive: ABC has given a series order to 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show, a game show based on Endemol’s international format. Hosted by Jeff Sutphen (BrainSurge) and executive produced by Matt Kunitz (Wipeout), the six-episode series is slated to run this summer. 101 Ways, which shot a pilot for ABC last summer, features contestants competing in a series of multiple-choice questions for a $50,000 cash prize. The twist is that the main attraction comes after a contestant is actually eliminated as each of them is being ejected from the show in a spectacular fashion - i.e., being flown away strapped to the wing of a biplane, shot out of a cannon, pushed off the top of a moving semi-truck, dragged underwater by a one-ton anchor or yanked off a dock by a speedboat. Ouch! "101 Ways to Leave a Game Show is unlike any other show we've done before,” said David Goldberg,
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