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[02/06/07 - 10:03 AM]
B.S. Artists Beware! Penn & Teller: Bullshit! Returns for Season Five
The first of ten new half-hour episodes will premiere on Thursday, March 22 at 10:00/9:00c.

[via press release from Showtime]

B.S. ARTISTS BEWARE! PENN & TELLER: BULLSHIT! RETURNS FOR SEASON FIVE

Premieres Thursday, March 22nd at 10 PM ET/PT

(Los Angeles, CA � February 6, 2007)�SHOWTIME�S resident iconoclasts, Penn & Teller, are once again ready to open fire on a range of taboo topics that society holds dear on the fifth season of the award-winning series PENN & TELLER: BULLSHIT! The first of ten half-hour episodes will premiere on Thursday, March 22nd at 10 PM ET/PT.

Starring master showmen Penn & Teller, the series delivers an aggressive, humorous expos� of controversial topics using the duo�s trademark humor, knowledge of carnival tricks as well as hidden cameras and blatant confrontation. Season five�s premiere episode, �The Obesity Myth,� tackles America�s obesity epidemic and examines who really is orchestrating the war against weight. Episode two is an in-depth look into the second largest corporation in the world, Wal-Mart. Penn & Teller shine the spotlight on this mega-retailer, dissecting its history of savvy business strategy while uncovering the reasons why detractors are so against them. Other show topics will target Satanic conspiracy theories, The Americans With Disabilities Act and the energy crisis.

PENN & TELLER: BULLSHIT! has been nominated for a Writer�s Guild Award for Best Comedy/Variety series for four consecutive years and won in 2004. It was also nominated in 2004, 2005 and 2006 for the Emmy� for Outstanding Reality Program and Outstanding Writing for Non Fiction Programming. The series is produced by the Academy� and Emmy� Award-winning Wolper Organization and Star Price Productions. Wolper Organization�s credits include �The Mists of Avalon,� �L.A. Confidential,� �Murder in the First,� �Thornbirds,� �Surviving Picasso,� �Queen� and �Legends, Icons and Superstars of the 20th Century.� Penn & Teller serve as Co-Executive Producers. The Executive Producers are Mark Wolper and Star Price. Peter Adam Golden also serves as Executive Producer, whose credits include the critically-acclaimed feature film �The Aristocrats.�

Penn & Teller�s unique mix of comedy, magic and the macabre has brought them critical acclaim, sold-out runs on Broadway and their own permanent performance home at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Together since 1975, their award-winning theater show has been a long-running hit on and off-Broadway. The 1985 PBS special, Penn & Teller Go Public, won two Emmys� and the International Golden Rose. Other television projects have included the Emmy�-nominated variety series Penn & Teller�s Sin City Spectacular and the special Penn & Teller's Home Invasion. The award-winning pair has also authored two best-selling books and more recently, Penn has taken to the airwaves. The Penn Jillette Show debuted in early 2006, airing every afternoon on CBS-owned radio stations across the country.





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[03/30/15 - 01:34 PM]
The Untold Story of the World's Most Famous Sex Symbol Is Revealed in Lifetime(R)'s Miniseries Event, "The Secret Life of Marilyn Monroe" Premiering May 30th and 31st
Kelli Garner stars in the title role of the four-hour event.

[03/30/15 - 01:29 PM]
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ABC Family further spins the numbers for Monday, March 23.

[03/30/15 - 01:03 PM]
Venture to the Great Swamplands of the South with a New Season of "Buying the Bayou" on Destination America
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[03/30/15 - 12:45 PM]
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[03/30/15 - 12:16 PM]
Animal Planet Goes Behind the Badge of Wildlife's Last Line of Defense with New Series "Lone Star Law"
Also on tap are new seasons of "North Woods Law" and "Rugged Justice."

[03/30/15 - 12:01 PM]
Oxygen Media Increases Original Programming by 25 Percent with Addition of Eight New Series
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[03/30/15 - 12:00 PM]
National Geographic Channel's "Killing Jesus" Nabs 3.7 Million Viewers, Scoring Highest Total Viewership in Network History
National Geographic Channel spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:55 AM]
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[03/30/15 - 11:46 AM]
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AMC spins the numbers for Sunday, March 29.

[03/30/15 - 11:32 AM]
Esquire Network Unveils 2015 Upfront Lineup Bolstering Original Programming with Five New Series
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[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
truTV & Top Rank Partner to Exclusively Televise Live Friday Night Primetime Boxing Series
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[03/30/15 - 11:27 AM]
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ABC further spins the numbers for the week of March 9-15.

[03/30/15 - 11:07 AM]
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The series, from Gurney Productions, premieres Tuesday, April 28 at 10:00/9:00c.

[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
NBC's "American Odyssey" & Google Invite Viewers to Tour Key Cities and Uncover New Clues with "Explore American Odyssey" Companion Site
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[03/30/15 - 11:01 AM]
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