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Renewed and Returning: “Dancing with the Stars”, “For Peete’s Sake”

ABC, truTV and Investigation Discovery are just a few of the networks with returning shows ready to air. ABC’s Dancing With the Stars is back for season 24 with a new cast of ...
January 27, 2017

ABC, truTV and Investigation Discovery are just a few of the networks with returning shows ready to air.

ABC’s Dancing With the Stars is back for season 24 with a new cast of celebrities ready to compete on the dance floor. The reality series is produced by BBC Worldwide Productions and airs Monday, March 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

Magician Michael Carbonaro returns for a third season of tricks to amuse audiences with The Carbonaro Effect. In this season, he heads to Chicago where he disguises himself in various roles to bring his magic to the unsuspecting public. It returns Wednesday, Feb 1. at 10 p.m. ET/PT on truTV

Also returning to truTV is The Impractical Jokers. Sal, Joe, Murr and Q kick off season six of the show, prepped with an arsenal of dares and hijinks, pushing each other’s limits and challenging one another to do ridiculous things in public. The Impractical Jokers returns Thursday, Feb. 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT.

The docuseries For Peete’s Sake returns will all new episodes, following actress Holly Robinson Peete and her husband former NFL quarterback Rodney Peete and their family.

For Peete’s Sake returns to the OWN Network on Saturday, Feb.18 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The series is produced for OWN by Tremendous! Entertainment. Colleen Needles Steward, Shannon Keenan Demers Demers and Tess Gamboa are executive producers for Tremendous! Entertainment as well as John Ferriter, Kyell Thomas, Holly Robinson Peete and Rodney Peete.

Finally, production on the second season of The Coroner: I Speak for the Dead, is underway for the Investigation Discovery channel.

The series takes viewers into the world of Graham Hetrick, who has been the corner of Dauphin County, Pa., for more than 25 years. Through complex forensic analysis, Hetrick and his team provide crucial information needed to solve these homicide cases. Each of the 10 episodes features one homicide case pulled directly from Hetrick’s personal files.

The series is produced for ID by Radley Studios and is slated to premiere in summer 2017.

 

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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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