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Renewed and Returning: “Dance Moms,” “MasterChef Canada”

On tap for this week’s edition of ‘Renewed and Returning’  are new seasons of series for Lifetime, CTV, CNBC and more. Dance Moms returned to Lifetime Aug. 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. ...
August 4, 2017

On tap for this week’s edition of ‘Renewed and Returning’  are new seasons of series for Lifetime, CTV, CNBC and more.

Dance Moms returned to Lifetime Aug. 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The dance studio is buzzing with rumors about Abby Lee Miller’s court sentencing. With time counting down, the moms are desperate to know what Miller’s plans are for the future, but her insistence that nothing is wrong creates havoc for the team.

Proper Television’s MasterChef Canada (pictured) will return for a fifth season on CTV. The new 12-episode season follows home cooks in their culinary quest to win the grand prize of winning the MasterChef Canada title and a cash prize.

Elsewhere, CNBC has renewed the original series, Adventure Capitalists, for a second season. In each one-hour episode, four separate entrepreneurs showcase products designed for outdoor adventure. The adventure capitalists then put these innovations to the test, often in harsh conditions, to determine which are worthy of an investment. Premiering Oct. 10 at 10 p.m. ET/PT, the six-episode season is produced by 3 Ball Entertainment.

Love Island will return to ITV2 in 2018 for a fifth season of singletons searching for love in paradise. Produced in the UK by ITV Studios Entertainment and Motion Content Group, the first international version premieres in Germany on RTL2 in September.

Finally, love guru, Patti Stanger, returns to WE tv with a new group of millionaires for a final chance at finding love in season two of Million Dollar Matchmaker, premiering Aug. 4 at 10 pm ET/PT. The new season kicks off with The Bachelorette and Bachelor in Paradise alums, Daniel Maguire and Vinny Ventiera.

About The Author
Selina Chignall joins the realscreen team as a staff writer. Prior to working with rs, she covered lobbying activity at Hill Times Publishing. She also spent a year covering the Hill as a journalist with iPolitics. Her beat focused on youth, education, democratic reform, innovation and infrastructure. She holds a Master of Arts in Journalism from Western University and a Honours Bachelor of Arts from the University of Toronto.

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