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CNBC adds “Money Talks”

U.S. cable network CNBC has added Money Talks to its unscripted line-up and renewed The Car Chasers (pictured).
July 30, 2013

U.S. cable network CNBC has added Money Talks to its unscripted line-up and renewed The Car Chasers (pictured).

CNBC has tapped All3Media America, in association with Turn Left Productions and Lost Tribe Productions, to produce a docusoap called Money Talks. 

The one-hour pilot will air on September 10 at 10 p.m. EST/PST, and will look at the world of sports betting via Steve Stevens, who runs VIP Sports in Las Vegas. In addition to Stevens, the show will follow agents and clients who deal with six-figure bets.

In addition, CNBC has renewed The Car Chasers for a second season. Produced by ITV Studios America in association with Leepson Bounds Entertainment and Lost Tribe Productions, it premieres on October 29 at 10 p.m. EST/PST.

Car Chasers will return with 16 x half-hour episodes looking at beautiful cars and their transformations, with the team from Flat 12 in Lubbock, Texas.

The Car Chasers developed a loyal fan base and we’re excited to build off that momentum and grow the show,” said Jim Ackerman, CNBC’s senior VP of primetime alternative programming. “Money Talks takes us deep inside the world of sports betting in Las Vegas. It’s a world that hasn’t been explored in primetime and we’re confident that our viewers will be fascinated by this intimate look at high stakes gambling.”

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Daniele Alcinii is a news reporter at realscreen, the leading international publisher of non-fiction film and television industry news and content. He joins the rs team with journalism experience following a stint out west with Sun Media in Edmonton's Capital Region, and communications work in Melbourne, Australia and Toronto. You can follow him on Twitter at @danielealcinii.

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