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[11/14/13 - 07:32 AM]
Oxygen Media Elevates Brie Miranda Bryant to Vice President of Development and Production, Original Programming
In her new role, Bryant will continue to develop and produce new series as well as specials, while also overseeing the day-to-day production on original programming.

[05/17/12 - 09:09 AM]
Oxygen Media Puts Permanent Ink on Season Two Pick Up of the Tatoo Competition Series "Best Ink"
The second season of "Best Ink" will premiere on Oxygen in 2012.

[12/14/11 - 10:54 AM]
Oxygen Media Pacing for Banner Year As Top 20 Ad-Supported Cable Entertainment Network for Women 18-34
Oxygen spins the numbers for the year to date.

[10/25/11 - 08:17 AM]
Oxygen Media Gets Fashionable and Greenlights Two New Series
The "Eva Marcille Project" and "LA Style" join previously announced greenlights for "The Next Big Thing," "Brooklyn Crew" and "Tanisha Gets Married" in 2012.

[10/04/11 - 08:01 AM]
Oxygen Media Greenlights All-New Docu-Series "The Next Big Thing," "Brooklyn Crew" and "Tanisha Gets Married"
All three new series are scheduled to air on Oxygen in 2012.

[08/16/11 - 03:51 PM]
Oxygen's "Hair Battle Spectacular" Shows Demo Growth in Premiere Episode
Oxygen spins the numbers for Monday, August 15.

[08/08/11 - 09:03 AM]
Oxygen Media Announces Exclusive Partnership with Ricky's NYC
Said pairing is timed with the launch of the second season of "Hair Battle Spectacular," premiering August 15 at 10:00/9:00c.

[07/06/11 - 11:09 AM]
Oxygen to Premiere Second Season of "Hair Battle Spectacular" on Monday, August 15 at 10 PM ET/PT
Eva Marcille hosts the new season while "The Rachel Zoe Project's" Taylor Jacobson joins Derek J on the judges' panel.

[04/04/11 - 09:17 AM]
Oxygen Media Announces Three New Series in Development: "Maids of Drama," "Lost Angels" and "My Post Grad Life" (Working Titles)
Plus: "Hair Battle Spectacular" renewed for a second season; "The World According to Paris" to bow Wednesday, June 1.

[01/26/11 - 02:14 PM]
2010 Year in Review/2011 Year in Preview: Oxygen
A look at what's ahead on the cable channel, plus a recap of its 2010 ratings highlights.

[01/13/11 - 01:49 PM]
Oxygen Expands Programming Slate With New and Returning Series in 2011
Upcoming premieres include "All About Aubrey," "Tori and Dean: sTORIbook Weddings," "The World According To Paris" and "The Glee Project."

[12/16/10 - 07:49 AM]
Oxygen Media Presents the Art of the Tattoo With New Competition Series "Best Ink" (WT)
Additionally, the network has renewed "Hair Battle Spectacular" for a second season.

[12/15/10 - 07:27 AM]
Oxygen Media Marks Best Year Ever in 2010 and Becomes Fastest Growing Women's Cable Network Among W18-49 and A18-49
Oxygen spins the numbers for the year to date.

[11/02/10 - 09:43 AM]
Oxygen Media Scores Its Best October Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of October.

[10/06/10 - 04:30 PM]
Oxygen's "Hair Battle Spectacular" Becomes Most Watched Freshman Series in Network History
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, October 5.

[09/28/10 - 09:43 AM]
Oxygen and WwW.oxygeN.com Score Best Third Quarter and Best September Ever in Network History
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of September and the third quarter of 2010.

[09/15/10 - 04:00 PM]
Oxygen Media Records Season Highs with Tuesday's Broadcasts of "Bad Girls Club Miami" and "Hair Battle Spectacular"
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, September 14.

[09/14/10 - 07:43 AM]
Oxygen Debuts Two New Social Media Initiatives and Raises the Bar on the Television Viewing Experience
On tap: a Miso app and "Blurts," a voice annotation technology, for its current original series.

[08/31/10 - 10:06 AM]
Oxygen Media Marks Best Youngest August Ever
Oxygen spins the numbers for the month of August.

[08/25/10 - 03:52 PM]
One Million Viewers Tune-In to Oxygen to Watch Fantasy Hair Designers Battle It Out on "Hair Battle Spectacular"
Oxygen spins the numbers for Tuesday, August 24.

[07/14/10 - 09:07 AM]
Oxygen Media Says Go Big Or Go Home! Network Unveils Contestants of New Fantasy Hair Competition "Hair Battle Spectacular"
Brooke Burns hosts the series, premiering Tuesday, August 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/14/10 - 10:18 AM]
Bad Girls and Big Hair Turn Up the Heat on Oxygen in August
"Bad Girls Club" returns Tuesday, August 3 followed by "Hair Battle Spectacular" on Tuesday, August 10.

[05/13/10 - 10:38 AM]
Oxygen Makes a Splash This Summer with a Dazzling Line Up of Water Cooler Worthy Shows
"BGC Miami" and "Hair Battle Spectacular," due in August, join the previously announced "Jersey Couture" and "Dance Your Ass Off."

[04/06/10 - 06:36 AM]
Oxygen Media Surges Into 2010 Earning Best Quarter Ever
Plus: "Jersey Couture" to launch Tuesday, June 1 while "Dance Your Ass Off" returns Monday, June 7.

[01/10/10 - 02:17 PM]
Oxygen Pumps Up Development Slate for 2010
Among its potential offerings: "When Charlie Met Sarah," featuring "The Bachelor" alums Charlie O'Connell and Sarah Brice.







HAIR BATTLE SPECTACULAR (OXYGEN)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/10/10 - 10/3/11
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2010-2011 season)
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
SEASON(S):
2 (16 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
a show on hiatus for longer than 12 months - without any news about its future - is assumed to be canceled
DESCRIPTION:
(from Oxygen's press release, July 2011) Hosted by actor, fashion model and TV host Eva Marcille ("America's Next Top Model"), "Hair Battle Spectacular" is returning for the second season on Monday, August 15 at 10pm ET/PT. This season, the competition series pits 11 of America's hottest stylists against each other to see who can deliver the biggest and best in fantasy hair design. Part sculpture and part pop art, fantasy hair has become part of mainstream pop culture through icons such as Lady Gaga, Nicki Minaj and Rihanna. Each challenge requires contestants to create outrageous coifs that resemble everything from Hollywood stars to hounds and handbags. The stylists then enter the ring to bring the drama and present their hair creations in a high octane and stylized performance. After each challenge, the judges -- award-winning fantasy hair designer Derek J, celebrity stylist Taylor Jacobson ("The Rachel Zoe Project") and a rotating guest judge -- critique the stylists on creativity, execution and overall presentation. In addition to blow-by-blow drama in the arena, there is also the day-to-day drama between the cohabitating stylists who fight each week to stay in the game and win the ultimate prize of $100,000.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Derek J as Judge
· Eva Marcille as Host (Season 2- )
· Taylor Jacobson as Judge
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Brooke Burns as Host (Season 1)
CREW INFORMATION:
· J.D. Roth as EP
· Todd A. Nelson as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· 3 Ball Productions