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Fox Cancels ‘COPS’ After 25 Years, Series Moves to Spike TV This Fall

Fox has cancelled the long-running docu-series “COPS” after 25 seasons, it was announced Monday, according to Deadline. Saturday night’s season finale marked the show’s last original episode airing on the Fox network. The writing was on the wall, however; this final year of “COPS” was cut short to an abbreviated 16-episode season, with the show […]

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End of the Line for Spike’s ‘Blue Mountain State’

After three seasons on Spike TV, college football comedy “Blue Mountain State” has been cancelled, according to various reports. The series ran its last episode on Spike TV in November, but the channel is now going to concentrate on unscripted, reality fare, according to Variety. Lionsgate, the studio that produces the series, had considered shopping […]

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Pee Wee, Potter, Vader Honored at Scream Awards

By SANDY COHEN UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. — Heroes and villains from the worlds of horror, fantasy and sci-fi shared the stage at Spike TVs annual Scream Awards. More television event than traditional awards ceremony, the Scream Awards were presented in an amphitheater built on the Universal Studios backlot just for the occasion. The Saturday night […]

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Spike TV Orders Treasure-Seeking ‘Diamond Divers’

By Tim Kenneally LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – Despite its reputation as the network of record for All Things Guy, Spike TV plans to get deep with its newest endeavor. The network announced Tuesday that it has picked up a new original series, “Diamond Divers” for a 10-episode season. The show will chronicle the efforts of […]

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Fox Sports, UFC Strike Multi-Year Deal

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Fox and Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a multi-year, multi-platform deal Thursday calling for Fox to air four primetime or late-night UFC events a year. UFC said the deal would help further establish ultimate fighting as a major sport, and noted that Fox has previously aired the Super Bowl, […]

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Guitarist Dave Navarro To Host Tattoo Competition

By Tim Molloy NEW YORK (TheWrap.com) – Dave Navarro has chronicled his life through his tattoos, and now he’ll host a show about a competition to create them. The Jane’s Addiction guitarist and former Red Hot Chili Pepper has signed on for Spike TV’s “InkMaster,” an eight-episode series premiering in January 2012. Navarro will host […]

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Spike’s ‘Repo Games’ Returns With a Bang

When producers of Spike TV’s “Repo Games” set out to shoot tonight’s new episodes, they never imagined there’d be actual shots fired. “The way we always go out is to plan for the worst but hope for the best,” executive producer SallyAnn Salsano (“Jersey Shore“) told XfinityTV.com. “But that was one of those kinds of […]

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