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[05/11/12 - 11:36 AM]
ABC's "America's Funniest Home Videos," "Wife Swap"; NBC's "Fashion Star" Latest to Get Renewals
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- Friday morning kicked off with a few more pickups on the reality front as ABC has ordered a 23rd season of "America's Funniest Home Videos" while the network's "Wife Swap" is also due back.

"Videos" has won its Sunday, 7:00/6:00c time period in adults 18-49 for the past two weeks, while "Swap" - which will return with 13 episodes, mixing both celebrity and non-celebrity editions - posted year-to-year gains for the Alphabet on Tuesday nights during its January run.

Meanwhile, NBC has greenlit another cycle of its newcomer "Fashion Star." The series was number two in its slot among adults 18-34 for its most recent Tuesday, 10:00/9:00c airing.

EW.com first reported the "Videos" renewal while Deadline.com broke the "Wife Swap" news. As for "Fashion Star," rumblings of a sophomore run began yesterday before being confirmed this morning.





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· AMERICA'S FUNNIEST HOME VIDEOS (ABC)
· FASHION STAR (NBC)
· WIFE SWAP (ABC)





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