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[05/11/09 - 10:08 AM]
Exclusive: "Cleaner," "Hammertime" to Join A&E in June
By The Futon Critic Staff (TFC)

LOS ANGELES (thefutoncritic.com) -- A&E has shored up the remainder of its summer slate, confirming a launch date for newcomer "Hammertime" as well as the return of "The Cleaner."

This exclusive news comes as the cable channel preps for its upfront presentation later this week.

The Benjamin Bratt-led drama will kick off its second season on Tuesday, June 23 at 10:00/9:00c. "Cleaner" fans can also keep an eye out for "Extreme Interventionist: The Man Behind The Cleaner," a one-hour special on Monday, June 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

Meanwhile, "Hammertime" will bow on Sunday, June 14 at 10:00/9:00c. The half-hour series tracks the life of rapper Stanley "MC Hammer" Burrell, his wife Stephanie and their family of six ranging in age from 3 to 21.

The duo will help give the network original programming on five nights each week:

Mondays
9:00/8:00c - "Intervention" (May 25)
10:00/9:00c - "Obsessed" (May 25)

Tuesdays
9:00/8:00c - "The First 48" (June 16)
10:00/9:00c - "The Cleaner" (June 23)

Wednesdays
9:00/8:00c - "Dog the Bounty Hunter" (May 27)
10:00/9:00c - "Tattoo Highway" (May 27)

Thursdays
10:00/9:00c - "Crime 360" (May 21)

Sundays
9:00/8:00c - "Gene Simmons Family Jewels" (June 7)
10:00/9:00c - "Hammertime" (June 14)





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· CLEANER, THE (A AND E)
· CRIME 360 (A AND E)
· DOG THE BOUNTY HUNTER (A AND E)
· FIRST 48, THE (A AND E)
· GENE SIMMONS FAMILY JEWELS (A AND E)
· HAMMERTIME (A AND E)
· INTERVENTION (A AND E)
· OBSESSED (A AND E)
· TATTOO HIGHWAY (A AND E)





[04/25/17 - 09:20 AM]
Warner Bros. Television and DC Entertainment Announce All-New Live-Action Series "Titans," from Executive Producers Akiva Goldsman, Geoff Johns, Greg Berlanti and Sarah Schechter, to Debut in 2018
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[04/25/17 - 09:07 AM]
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[04/25/17 - 08:14 AM]
Elvis Costello & The Imposters to Perform at After-Party for "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee's" First Annual "Not the White House Correspondents' Dinner"
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[04/25/17 - 07:01 AM]
TBS Renews "The Detour" for Third Season
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[04/25/17 - 07:00 AM]
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[04/25/17 - 06:01 AM]
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[04/24/17 - 06:05 PM]
TLC Breaks Record Ratings on Sunday Night with Veteran Series and Premiere of Live Television Event
TLC spins the numbers for Sunday, April 23.

[04/24/17 - 06:01 PM]
NBC Drops "Powerless" from Thursdays; "Superstore" to Fill Entire Hour
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[04/24/17 - 04:21 PM]
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[04/24/17 - 04:15 PM]
Freeform's "Famous In Love" Amasses Over 10 Million Total Views During Its Premiere Week as "Pretty Little Liars" Returns at No. 1 Across Target Demos
Freeform further spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 18.

[04/24/17 - 12:35 PM]
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[04/24/17 - 12:05 PM]
"Mommy Dead and Dearest," A True-Crime Murder Story Exploring One of Psychology's Most Controversial Conditions, Munchausen by Proxy Syndrome, Debuts May 15, Exclusively on HBO
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[04/24/17 - 12:00 PM]
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[04/24/17 - 11:15 AM]
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[04/24/17 - 09:38 AM]
ESPN's & ABC's NBA Playoffs Ratings Up Double-Digits in Second Weekend
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