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Discovery says show will go on for Pitchmen

The Discovery Channel has announced there will be a second season for Pitchmen, the series that featured infomercial kings Anthony 'Sully' Sullivan and the late Billy Mays. Produced by Original Productions, the format for the second season is being developed by Discovery Channel with Mays' son, Billy Mays III, Anthony Sullivan and Original Productions' CEO Thom Beers. No date has been set for the second season premiere. In the meantime, Discovery's special Pitchmen tribute to Mays that aired on July 9 will be repeated on July 24 at 10 p.m. ET.
July 20, 2009

The Discovery Channel has announced there will be a second season for Pitchmen, the series that featured infomercial kings Anthony ‘Sully’ Sullivan and the late Billy Mays. Produced by Original Productions, the format for the second season is being developed by Discovery Channel with Mays’ son, Billy Mays III, Anthony Sullivan and Original Productions’ CEO Thom Beers. No date has been set for the second season premiere. In the meantime, Discovery’s special Pitchmen tribute to Mays that aired on July 9 will be repeated on July 24 at 10 p.m. ET.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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