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Renewed and returning: “Street Science”, “Homestead Rescue”

On tap for this week’s edition of ‘Renewed and Returning’ are new seasons of series on Audience, Science Channel, Discovery and Investigation Discovery. The sports themed series The Religion of Sports - ...
October 16, 2017

On tap for this week’s edition of ‘Renewed and Returning’ are new seasons of series on Audience, Science Channel, Discovery and Investigation Discovery.

The sports themed series The Religion of Sports - from executive producers NFL quarterback Tom Brady and Pro Football Hall of Famer Michael Strahan – returns for a second season. The Dirty Robber Productions-made series kicks off with FC Lampedusa, the Hamburg, Germany soccer club made up entirely of international refugees. Religion of Sports airs Nov. 15 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on AT&T’s Audience Network.

Kevin Delaney, meanwhile, will return for a sophomore season run of Science Channel’s Street Science (pictured). The series sees Delaney building, executing and nailing the science behind large-scale experiments. Combining scientific method with humor and curiosity, Delaney brings science to the streets to show how relevant science is to our everyday lives. The second 14 x 30-minute season of the Spectrum Productions-made series broadcasts Nov. 15 at 10 p.m. ET/PT on Science Channel.

Elsewhere, the Raney family is back to help desperate homesteaders across the U.S. in a new season of Homestead Rescue. Produced by Raw Productions, the series follows father Marty, daughter Misty, and son Matt will help struggling families learn new bush craft skills, protect their livestock, grow food and more. Homestead Rescue debuts Nov. 8 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on Discovery Channel.

Finally, journalist Paula Zahn returns to profile true investigations that have previously shocked American communities in a new season of On the Case with Paula Zahn. Premiering Oct. 29 at 10 p.m. ET/PT across true crime network Investigation Discovery, the Scott Sternberg Productions series takes viewers on a journey into some of the nation’s most fascinating crimes. Included in this season’s series are the double homicide of Reeda Roundy and Betty Gray, whose bodies were found in 1989 with a satanic message inked in blood, and the case of Nancy Menke, who was found dead inside her vehicle in 1984 and shot in the head six times at point-blank range in Las Vegas.

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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