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Renewed and Returning: “Booze Traveler,” “Million Dollar Matchmaker”

In this week’s renewed and returning, there are new seasons of shows for Travel Channel, Bravo Media, WE tv and Cooking Channels. Studio71′s and Maverick Media’s Logan Paul VS will be ...
April 28, 2017

In this week’s renewed and returning, there are new seasons of shows for Travel Channel, Bravo Media, WE tv and Cooking Channels.

Studio71′s and Maverick Media’s Logan Paul VS will be back this fall for a 10-episode second season on Watchable. Season two will include more hijinks, as Paul becomes a small town’s mayor for a day, takes up residency in a retirement home and trains with the best athletes, gymnasts, contortionists and dancers of Cirque du Soleil.

Travel Channel has picked up a fourth season of popular series Booze Traveler, featuring Jack Maxwell, as he journeys across the globe searching for the most interesting drinks and the people who consume them. The network has begun shooting 16 new hour-long episodes in locations such as Colorado, Norway, Costa Rica and the Caribbean. The new season is slated to premiere in late 2017.

Bravo Media’s favorite New York realtors are back and busier than ever when season six of the Emmy-nominated Million Dollar Listing New York returns May 25 at 9 p.m. ET/PT with a special, supersized episode. Real estate gurus Fredrik Eklund and Ryan Serhant are joined by a new major player in the market, Steve Gold, who specializes in downtown Manhattan luxury properties.

WE tv has renewed Million Dollar Matchmaker (Thinkfactory Media) starring Patti Stanger for a second season. The relationship show, which features the matchmaker helping her toughest clients find true love, will return with 10 hour-long episodes to premiere later this year. 

New York restaurateur Michael Chernow is back for a second season of FYI’s series, Food Porn, as he sets out to uncover the nation’s most mouth-watering dishes. Food Porn (13×30) will premiere May 14 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. The series is produced by Loud TV for FYI.

Shannon Ambrosio is back on a new sesason of Big Bad BBQ Brawl, premiering May 2nd at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Cooking Channel. He takes his Brooklyn-born BBQ skills on the road to test them against some of the country’s best pit masters.

A&E Network’s Emmy award-winning original docuseries Born This Way returns for a third season with back-to-back hour-long episodes on May 16 at 9 p.m. and 10 p.m. ET/PT. New episodes will continue in the 10 p.m. ET/PT  timeslot the following week for the remainder of the season. The show is produced by Bunim/Murray Productions.

E! has greenlit season two of Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian with Khloé Kardashian (pictured). In the eight-episode season, participants will get the opportunity to reinvent themselves with Hollywood’s best trainers, stylists and makeup artists, hand-picked by the Kardashian. Revenge Body with Khloé Kardashian is produced by Khlomoney Entertainment, Rogue Atlas Productions in association with Lionsgate Television and Ryan Seacrest Productions.

E4 has commissioned Studio Lambert to make a second series of Body Fixers. The (10×60) series will see a top team of professionals from the world of hair, beauty and cosmetics tackle and transform clients from across the country in the state-of-the-art Body Fixers clinic. Body Fixers is produced by Studio Lambert.

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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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