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Renewed and returning: “Pickers,” “Braxton Family Values”

In this week's round-up, renewals are in store for Bravo Media's Married to Medicine, History's American Pickers and WE tv's Braxton Family Values (pictured).
May 1, 2015

In this week’s round-up, renewals are in store for series on Bravo Media, History and WE tv, while Animal Planet sees the return of its ‘Monster Week’ strand.

U.S. net Bravo is bringing back Married To Medicine on June 7 at 9 p.m. EST/PST. The series - produced by FremantleMedia North America and developed by Purveyors of Pop – follows a group of Atlanta medical professionals as they deal with their practices and relationships. The show – which returns for a third season – will move to its permanent time slot on June 14 at 8 p.m. EST/PST.

History’s rediscovered relic series American Pickers comes back on May 6 at 9 p.m. EST/PST for a new season. The show – produced by Cineflix through subsidiary American Pickers 6 Productions Inc. – follows Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz as they travel through New Mexico looking for relics. The latest season will see the duo on the hunt for Star Wars memorabilia, and classic cars such as a 1954 Red Nash Healey Coupe and 1954 Grey Nash Healey Coupe.

Discovery Channel has announced it has renewed Original Productions’ long-running Deadliest Catch for a 12th season. The multiple Emmy and Realscreen Award winner follows the exploits of crab fishers on the Bering Sea.

Elsewhere, WE tv has more episodes of Braxton Family Values (pictured), which will begin airing on May 21 at 9 p.m. EST/PST. The show – which follows the personal and professional dramas of the famous sisters – is produced by Magical Elves. The show is currently in its fourth season.

Finally, Animal Planet’s annual ‘Monster Week’ strand returns on May 17 and runs until May 25. The week-long programming includes such titles as the specials Serial Killer Tiger at Large (May 18 at 8 p.m. EST/PST), Deadly After Dark (May 19 at 8 p.m. EST/PST), Killer Hornets from Hell (May 20 at 8 p.m. EST/PST) and Mauled (May 21 from 8 to 10 p.m. EST/PST).

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Managing editor with realscreen publication, an international print and online magazine that covers the non-fiction film and television industries. Darah is an award-winning journalist who has spent over two decades covering a wide range of issues from real estate and urban development to immigration, politics and human rights, primarily with The Vancouver Sun. Prior to joining realscreen, she was editor of Stream Daily, realscreen's sister publication covering the dynamic global digital video industry. She also served a stint as a war reporter in Afghanistan for television and print, and was a national business blogger with Yahoo Canada.

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