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Renewed and Returning: “My Kitchen Rules,” “Long Island Medium”

This week’s roundup takes us to Channel 4, CNBC, Esquire Network and TLC. Channel 4 heads back to the kitchen in a new season of My Kitchen Rules UK. The cooks are ...
January 20, 2017

This week’s roundup takes us to Channel 4, CNBC, Esquire Network and TLC.

Channel 4 heads back to the kitchen in a new season of My Kitchen Rules UK.

The cooks are summoned to their starting areas once again in this British competitive cooking show. Produced by London-based 7 Wonder, this season will be even longer than the last, growing to 40 x 60, from 30 x 60. Two-time Michelin star chef Michael Caines (pictured, right) and culinary writer Prue Leith (pictured, left) are set to return as judges for the second season. Casting is currently underway to find contestants for the program, readying for its debut this summer.

Next up, CNBC is bringing back their long running series, American Greed, for an eleventh season.

The crime series look at the dark lengths some people will go to in their search for money. This year’s stories include Miami party boys who take up a new career in dealing arms and an attractive young woman who arranges for her wealthy lovers to meet untimely ends. Produced by Kurtis Productions, the new season is a 20 x 60 run, and will be premiering Jan. 21 at 10 p.m. on CNBC.

The youngsters of Friday Night Tykes are returning to lace up their uniforms for one more season on Esquire Network.

Produced by 441 Productions and Electro-Fish Films returns to San Antonio, Texas, to follow one of America’s most competitive youth football leagues, the Texas Youth Football Association and the Snoop Youth Football League (SYFL). The 10 x 10 series is scheduled to return Jan. 31 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

Finally, the stars have aligned at TLC for another season of Long Island Medium.

Theresa Caputo won’t have to look to hard to find the stars in the new season of her long running series, with Caputo doing readings for Rosie O’Donnell, Mike & Molly star Billy Gardell, Empire star Ta’Rhonda Jones, and Oscar-winner Mo’Nique. Caputo dives deep to give these celebrities messages supposedly coming from their dead relatives. The ninth season of this Magilla Entertainment-produced series is set to return on TLC Feb. 19 at 8 p.m. ET/7 p.m. CT.

About The Author
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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