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CNBC Prime Expands Reality Programming Slate with New and Returning Series
Highlights include a series order for "Money Talks" as well as a second season for "The Car Chasers."

[via press release from CNBC]


LOS ANGELES, CA. - July 27, 2013 - CNBC today announced new programming additions to its rapidly expanding unscripted primetime slate, including a series order for "Money Talks," which takes viewers inside the world of sports betting and Steve Stevens, a well-known handicapper who runs VIP Sports in Las Vegas. The one-hour pilot will premiere Tuesday, September 10 at 10pm ET/PT. The network also greenlit the second season of "The Car Chasers," one of the first series to launch on the new CNBC Prime. Season two of "The Car Chasers" premieres Tuesday, October 29 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC.

"Money Talks" is a docu-soap that follows Steve Stevens, his stable of agents and the clients who risk big dollars in the hope these guys have the expertise to consistently deliver winners. There's a lot on the line as we follow the gamblers who wager a few thousand each week to the whales who routinely make six-figure bets. "Money Talks" is produced by All3 Media America in association with Turn Left Productions and Lost Tribe Productions.

CNBC also renewed "The Car Chasers," which takes viewers into the world of car flipping. Jeff Allen, Perry Barndt and the rest of the team from "Flat 12" in Lubbock, Texas are back in action as they travel the country to find, fix and flip some of the country's wildest rides. The series returns with 16 original half-hour episodes featuring plenty of beautiful cars and transformations, but the real focus is on the wheeling and dealing. "The Car Chasers" is produced by ITV Studios America in association with Leepson Bounds Entertainment and Lost Tribe Productions.

Check out this message from "The Car Chasers" team along with a sneak peek at the all-new Flat 12: thecarchasers.cnbc.com

The announcements were made today by Jim Ackerman, CNBC's SVP of Primetime Alternative Programming.

"'The Car Chasers' developed a loyal fan base and we're excited to build off that momentum and grow the show," said Ackerman. "'Money Talks' takes us deep inside the world of sports betting in Las Vegas. It's a world that hasn't been explored in primetime and we're confident that our viewers will be fascinated by this intimate look at high stakes gambling."

CNBC Prime's next reality series, "The Profit," premieres this Tuesday, July 30 at 10PM ET/PT on CNBC.

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With CNBC in the U.S., CNBC in Asia Pacific, CNBC in Europe, Middle East and Africa, CNBC World and CNBC HD , CNBC is the recognized world leader in business news and provides real-time financial market coverage and business information to more than 395 million homes worldwide, including more than 100 million households in the United States and Canada. CNBC also provides daily business updates to 400 million households across China. The network's 16 live hours a day of business programming in North America (weekdays from 4:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. ET) is produced at CNBC's global headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J., and includes reports from CNBC News bureaus worldwide. CNBC at night is the all new CNBC Prime featuring a mix of new reality programming, CNBC's highly successful series produced exclusively for CNBC including "American Greed" and "Crime Inc." and a number of distinctive in-house documentaries.

CNBC also has a vast portfolio of digital products which deliver real-time financial market news and information across a variety of platforms. These include CNBC.com, the online destination for global business; CNBC PRO, the premium, integrated desktop/mobile service that provides real-time global market data and live access to CNBC global programming; and a suite of CNBC Mobile products including the CNBC Real-Time iPhone and iPad Apps.

  [july 2013]  


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