Renewed and returning: “Friday Night Tykes,” “Vice”

In this week's round-up, new seasons are on the way for Esquire Network's Friday Night Tykes (pictured), OWN's Oprah: Where Are They Now? and HBO's Vice.
December 18, 2015

In this week’s round-up, new seasons are on the way for series on HBO, CMT, Esquire Network, OWN: Oprah Winfrey Network, Travel Channel and DIY Network.

HBO has set a date for the fourth season premiere of news magazine series Vice, which returns on February 5 at 11 p.m. EST/PST. The program finds Vice journalists traveling the world to report on under-covered stories. The series is hosted by Vice founder Shane Smith.

Over at CMT, the net’s highest-rated series Party Down South will party on in January. The 495 Productions-made series and its band of roommates will this season travel to Savannah, Georgia. The Party returns on January 28 at 9 p.m. EST/PST.

Esquire Network is bringing back Friday Night Tykes (pictured) for a third season on January 19 at 9 p.m. EST/PST. The series – produced by 441 Productions and Electro-Fish Films – is back in San Antonio, Texas, to follow one of America’s most competitive youth football leagues, the Texas Youth Football Association (TYFA).

OWN is premiering a new season of Oprah: Where Are They Now? on January 23 at 10 p.m. EST/PST. The Harpo Studios-made program revisits some of the most compelling guests to have appeared on Oprah Winfrey’s long-running talk show. Guests appearing in the new season include designer Nate Berkus, transgender teen and I Am Jazz star Jazz Jennings, the stars of Growing Pains and late wildlife presenter Steve Irwin’s daughter, Bindi Irwin.

Meanwhile, Travel Channel has greenlit a second season of Man Finds Food, which returns in summer 2016. The Sharp Entertainment-produced program is hosted by “comfort food connoisseur” Adam Richman, who travels the world looking for top local dishes from Europe, Africa, Asia and South America.

Finally, DIY Network is prepping new seasons for 10 series, including RTR Media’s Income Property (February 18), Departure’s Rehab Addict (February 3), Big Table Media’s Kitchen Crashers (January 4), Paper Route Productions’ Garage Gold (January 3), Trailblazer Studios’ Salvage Dawgs (February 28), Magnetic Productions’ I Hate My Kitchen (TBD), Orion Entertainment’s Building Alaska (January 5), RIVR Media’s Renovation Realities (January 9), Boy Wonder Productions’ First Time Flippers (March 5) and Quail TV and Essential 11′s Texas Flip and Move (January 8).

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