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[08/24/17 - 01:49 PM]
VH1's New Competition Series "Scared Famous" with Rap Icon Redman as Master of Scare-a-monies Premieres Monday, October 23 at 9PM
Over two weeks, these celebrities will move into an eerie estate in Savannah, Georgia, one of America's most haunted cities, and test their limits for a chance to donate $100,000 to his or her favorite charity.

[via press release from VH1]

VH1'S NEW COMPETITION SERIES "SCARED FAMOUS" WITH RAP ICON REDMAN AS MASTER OF SCARE-A-MONIES PREMIERES MONDAY, OCTOBER 23 AT 9PM

CELEBRITY CONTESTANTS INCLUDE ALASKA, DON BENJAMIN, DRITA D'AVANZO, ERICA MENA, EVA MARCILLE, MISS NIKKI BABY, SAFAREE, SKY, TIFFANY "NEW YORK " POLLARD AND YUNG JOC

(New York, NY) August 24, 2017 - VH1 today announced the new spine-chilling competition series "Scared Famous" will premiere on Monday, October 23rd at 9PM ET/PT. Legendary rapper Redman is named the Master of Scare-a-Monies for 10 of the biggest reality stars as they try to endure gruesome challenges and terrifying scares that pay homage to recent horror hits. Over 2 weeks, these celebrities will move into an eerie estate in Savannah, Georgia, one of America's most haunted cities, and test their limits for a chance to donate $100,000 to his or her favorite charity. They must rely on alliances, strategy and friendships, but supernatural forces beyond their control may be their true undoing.

Celebrity contestants include:

· Alaska, "Rupaul's Drag Race"

· Don Benjamin, "America's Next Top Model"

· Drita D'Avanzo, "Mob Wives"

· Erica Mena, "Love & Hip Hop: New York"

· Eva Marcille, "America's Next Top Model"

· Miss Nikki Baby "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood"

· Safaree, "Love & Hip Hop: Hollywood"

· Sky, "Black Ink Crew: New York"

· Tiffany "New York" Pollard, "I Love NY"

· Yung Joc, "Love & Hip Hop: Atlanta"

"Scared Famous" is executive produced by David Garfinkle, Jay Renfroe and Jason Carbone for Renegade, an Entertainment One Company. Jeff Gaspin is executive producing for GaspinMedia. Nina L. Diaz, Liz Fine, Lily Neumeyer, Elena Diaz and Jihoon Zun are executive producers for VH1.

Stay up-to-date on "Scared Famous" news and exclusives on Scared Famous' Facebook and @VH1's Twitter and Instagram. Use #ScaredFamous to join the conversation.

About Renegade 83

Renegade 83 is one of the fastest growing and most successful unscripted production companies in the world. Based in Sherman Oaks, California, Renegade 83 is one of the few companies that is able to create, sell and produce hit programming for premium digital outlets, broadcast networks, cable networks and first-run syndication. From broadcast series like You the Jury (FOX), Ready for Love (NBC) and Capture (CW), to the Emmy nominated series Naked & Afraid (#1 rated premiere in the history of Discovery) to first-run syndication like Blind Date and Excused, Renegade 83 spans all genres from docuseries, to game, to competition and hybrid shows. Our recipe is simple, but difficult to duplicate. We bring a unique sensibility, unparalleled creativity, cutting-edge storytelling and passion to every show we create.

About VH1

VH1 is the dominant pop culture brand for adults 18-34. The network is available in 93 million U.S. households and has an array of digital channels and services including the VH1 App,VH1.com, @VH1 and Love & Hip Hop: The Game. VH1 is a unit of Viacom Inc. (NASDAQ: VIA, VIAB).





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[09/25/17 - 12:06 PM]
Live Musical Production of Tony Award-, Grammy Award- and Pulitzer Prize-Winning Musical "Rent" to Air Sunday, January 27, 2019, on FOX
After winning four Tony Awards and the Pulitzer Prize, writer/composer Jonathan Larson's tour de force celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, as it continues to offer an inspiring message of hope and friendship.

[09/25/17 - 12:05 PM]
Emmy(R)-Nominated Sketch Comedy Series "Tracey Ullman's Show" Returns for Second Season Oct. 20 on HBO
Over the course of the new season, Ullman uses her signature brand of sharp satire to shape-shift into a range of public figures and offbeat original characters.

[09/25/17 - 11:10 AM]
Freeform Orders a Pilot Spinoff "Pretty Little Liars: The Perfectionists," From Warner Horizon Scripted Television
Sasha Pieterse and Janel Parrish will reprise their roles from the parent series.

[09/25/17 - 11:06 AM]
History(R)'s New Scripted Drama Series "Knightfall" Delving Into the Mysterious World of the Knights Templar Premieres Wednesday, December 6 at 10 PM ET/PT
"Knightfall" begins after the fall of the city of Acre, the Templar's last stronghold in the Holy Land, where the Holy Grail is lost.

[09/25/17 - 10:30 AM]
Contractor Mike Holmes and His Family Help Homeowners on New DIY Network Series "Holmes: Next Generation"
The six-episode series is scheduled to premiere in March 2018.

[09/25/17 - 10:03 AM]
"The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee," An Intimate Documentary Portrait, Debuts Dec. 4 on HBO
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[09/25/17 - 10:01 AM]
Sanaa Lathan Joins Showtime(R) Drama Series "The Affair"
She'll recur as Jenelle, the tough-as-nails principal of the charter school where Noah (Dominic West) teaches, who intrigues him.

[09/25/17 - 09:51 AM]
FX+ Expands Content and Launches on Cox
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[09/25/17 - 09:31 AM]
Nickelodeon's Brand-New "SpongeBob SquarePants" Halloween Stop-Motion Animation Special: "The Legend of Boo-kini Bottom" Premieres Friday, Oct. 13, at 7:00 P.M. (ET/PT)
The special tells the story of the Flying Dutchman (Brian Doyle-Murray) coming to Bikini Bottom to make sure everyone in town is scared - especially SpongeBob, who seems to be unflappable in his belief that spooky things are actually funny.

[09/25/17 - 08:32 AM]
Sunday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "Sunday Night Football" Top Competition
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[09/25/17 - 08:11 AM]
Paramount Network Announces Launch Date and Logo
The network will officially debut on Thursday, January 18 at 9:00/8:00c with a live one-hour episode of "Lip Sync Battle" emanating from the Paramount lot in Hollywood.

[09/25/17 - 08:03 AM]
SundanceTV Starts Production on the Third Season of Its Critically-Acclaimed Series "Hap and Leonard"
The six-part drama, returning to SundanceTV in early 2018, takes inspiration from "The Two-Bear Mambo," the third installment of Joe R. Lansdale's popular book series.

[09/25/17 - 07:34 AM]
Video: Netflix Debuts New Trailer for the Film "First They Killed My Father"
Directed by Angelina Jolie, the film is the adaptation of Cambodian author and human rights activist Loung Ung's gripping memoir of surviving the deadly Khmer Rouge regime from 1975 to 1978.

[09/25/17 - 07:25 AM]
CBS Sports' Coverage of NFL for Week 3 Up +4% Over 2016
CBS spins the numbers for Sunday, September 24.

[09/25/17 - 06:03 AM]
Renowned Television Creators Amy Sherman-Palladino and Daniel Palladino Sign Multi-Year Overall Deal with Amazon Studios
Sherman-Palladino and Palladino will develop television projects that will add to their unprecedented two-season greenlight of upcoming Amazon Original Series "The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel," which debuts this fall on Prime Video.