VH1

Cable TV Is Full of Liars

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This post was originally going to be about the History Channel paying $3.5 million to advertise their show "Swamp People" during the Super Bowl.

WHAT'S ON TONIGHT

What’s On Tonight: Football

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NFL Football: Saints at Packers (NBC) - My cable has been going in and out all day because Eastern Pennsylvania is mostly underwater.

HOARDERS

Rats!

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Tonight's season finale of "Hoarders" features a man named Glen who has a hoard of rats.

TV/Movies

Can “The Peacemaker” End L.A. Gang Violence?

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Clutch: Riding shotgun through the gritty streets of Los Angeles seems like the premise for a new action film, but it’s not.

Reality TV

A&E Cans Hasselhoff

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"The Hasselhoffs" debuted with back-to-back episodes on Sunday, and that was enough for A&E to decide that it didn't want to do that again, as the cable network has pulled the eight remaining episodes from its schedule.

TONY DANZA

‘Yo, Teach!’ Tony Danza’s Reality Show

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This is the first promo for A&E's "Teach: Tony Danza," which premieres October 1st.

INTERVENTION

‘Intervention’ Is Batting 130-for-161

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Despite how hilarious it is with a laugh track, "Intervention" tackles addiction with an unprecedented level of success: of the 161 addicts featured on the show over the last five years, an astounding 130 of them are still sober.

Zach Galifianakis

Zach Galifianakis Was Right!

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Yesterday, I highlighted a GQ article in which Zach Galifianakis said that "if they put a laugh track on Intervention, it would be funny.

THE INCURABLES

A&E Orders ‘Bottled Sadness’

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A&E has ordered a show from Ryan Seacrest's production company called "The Incurables.

VH1

Shut Up, Douchebags

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Reality TV producers gathered in Santa Monica on Wednesday and Thursday for a conference in which they told each other how much reality TV benefits society and complained about how their genre -- Factual Entertainment, they call it -- is unfairly maligned.

STEVEN SEAGAL: LAWMAN

Steven Seagal Is: Fired from His Job

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In light of the allegations that Steven Seagal keeps a handful of "executive assistants" for his perverse sexual needs, the Sheriff's Department where Seagal works as a reserve deputy sheriff has kicked out A&E's production crew, thus ending "Steven Seagal: Lawman" for the foreseeable future.

WHAT'S ON TONIGHT

WHAT’S ON: STEVEN. SEAGAL. LAWMAN.

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Steven Seagal: Lawman (A&E) -- Series premiere.

STRANGE DAYS

BOB SAGET TO BE IN MAYBE GOOD TV SHOW

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A&E has greenlit seven episodes of "Bob Saget's Strange Days," an hour-long series in which Saget will engage the odder fringes of American society.

Reality TV

HASSELHOFF REALITY SHOW IN THE WORKS

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TMZ is reporting that David Hasselhoff is close to finalizing a deal for a reality show about the Hoff and his two daughters.

HOARDERS

HOLY GARBAGE CATS, BATMAN!

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Just as TLC is the go-to channel to watch dwarves and terrible parents, A&E highlights people with problems.


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