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[10/25/10 - 11:10 AM]
Newly-Engaged Couples Are Forced to "Meet the In-Laws" in a New Ten Episode Series on CMT Premiering in January
Pauly Shore hosts the newcomer, which comes from ITV Studios.

[via press release from CMT]

NEWLY-ENGAGED COUPLES ARE FORCED TO "MEET THE IN-LAWS" IN A NEW TEN EPISODE SERIES ON CMT PREMIERING IN JANUARY

Host Pauly Shore Provides Running Commentary as Couples Move In With Their Future In-Laws

NASHVILLE - October 25, 2010 - They've vowed to stay together for better or for worse, but these couples will soon find out if they can stomach "forever" with their future in-laws, in the new CMT series, MEET THE IN-LAWS, premiering in January 2011. Hosted by the ultimate "Son In Law" Pauly Shore, this ten episode series follows newly engaged couples who have agreed to learn more about their fianc�e's family by each spending a week alone with their future in-laws.

"MEET THE IN-LAWS puts a fun new twist on living under one roof with your fianc�e's parents - illustrating the unlikely, revealing and sometimes embarrassing situations that result," said Claire McCabe, vice president, original programming and development, CMT. "Host Pauly Shore will bring just the right amount of wit and heart with his play-by-play commentary, adding another dimension to this fun family show."

In each one-hour episode of MEET THE IN-LAWS, two lovebirds from differing backgrounds agree to move in to the home of their fianc�e's parents. Once there, they are grilled about everything from their religious beliefs to their future career plans, as the in-laws try to get to know them better and decide if they are right for their son or daughter. While in their home, the son or daughter-in-law live by the house rules and participate in family activities and meals in an attempt to acclimate to their new family dynamic. At the end of the week, the couples are reunited and share their stories. Host Shore adds his comedic flare to the series by delivering his commentary throughout each episode.

MEET THE IN-LAWS is produced by ITV Studios with executive producers Mitchell Rosenbaum and Patrice Andrews. Bob Kusbit and Claire McCabe serve as executive producers for CMT.

CMT, a unit of Viacom's MTV Networks (NYSE: VIA and VIA.B), is the leading television and digital authority on country music and Heartland entertainment, reaching more than 91 million homes in the U.S. CMT and its website, CMT.com, offer an unparalleled mix of music, news, live concerts and series and is the top resource for country music on demand. The network's digital platforms include the 24-hour music channel, CMT Pure Country, CMT Mobile and CMT VOD.





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[10/31/14 - 03:43 PM]
TNT Greenlights High-Octane Drama "Agent X," Starring Jeff Hephner, Sharon Stone and Gerald McRaney
The network has ordered 10 episodes for the first season of the series, with plans to launch in the second half of 2015.

[10/31/14 - 03:27 PM]
NBC Passes on Back Nine for "Bad Judge," "A to Z"
Said development will spell the end of both series after 13 episodes.

[10/31/14 - 02:08 PM]
The Season Premiere of "Mom" Delivers Series High Ratings
CBS spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 12:55 PM]
ABC to Air Charles Schulz' Animated Classic, "A Charlie Brown Thanksgiving," Wednesday, November 26
A special bonus cartoon from Charles M. Schulz, "This Is America, Charlie Brown: The Mayflower Voyagers," will air with the Peanuts classic.

[10/31/14 - 12:43 PM]
"Northmen - A Viking Saga" Acquired for Distribution and Premium Pay TV Deal with Starz
The film is directed by Claudio Fäh and produced by Ralph S. Dietrich.

[10/31/14 - 12:38 PM]
FOX Premieres: 30-Day Multi-Platform Totals
FOX further spins the numbers for the season to date.

[10/31/14 - 10:12 AM]
Iggy Azalea to Perform at the 2014 American Music Awards(R)
She joins a star-studded lineup of previously announced must-see performers including 5 Seconds of Summer, Charli XCX, Mary J. Blige, Fergie, Lorde, One Direction, Sam Smith and the evening's host, Pitbull.

[10/31/14 - 09:36 AM]
PBS to Air Second Season of Shine International's Boisterous Sitcom "Vicious" Stateside, Summer 2015
Following a re-commission by UK broadcaster ITV, the series will return with Freddie (Sir Ian McKellen) and Stuart (Sir Derek Jacobi) delivering more biting remarks, snide comments and cruel asides.

[10/31/14 - 08:46 AM]
"Parenthood" Retains 92% of Last Week in Adults 18-49 and 97% in Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 08:34 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Edges CBS for Demo Crown
The Alphabet snaps the Eye's seven week win streak among adults 18-49.

[10/31/14 - 08:12 AM]
ABC Beats CBS' Thursday Night Premieres to Win the Opening Night Of the November Sweep for the 2nd Straight Year in Adults 18-49
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, October 30.

[10/31/14 - 07:50 AM]
Global Mystery Solved: Investigation Discovery Did It!
Since Investigation Discovery debuted in February 2008, it has been one of the fastest-growing networks in U.S. cable television and has seen a parallel growth track internationally.

[10/31/14 - 07:32 AM]
USA Network to Air Academy Award(R) Nominated Film "Do the Right Thing" with Special Introduction by Critically Acclaimed Lead Actress Rosie Perez
On Saturday, November 1, USA Network will air the Spike Lee film, that sparked a national dialogue more than two decades ago about racial tension in America and which still remains relevant today.

[10/31/14 - 03:01 AM]
Death-Defying Stunts and Famous Cars Take Center Stage in Two New Original Reality Series
"Extreme Escapes" (Saturday, November 29) and "Screen Machines" (Tuesday, December 2) are both on tap at ReelzChannel in the coming weeks.

[10/30/14 - 02:50 PM]
"The Meredith Vieira Show" Renewed for Second Season on NBC Owned Television Stations
"'The Meredith Vieira Show' has the full commitment and support of NBCUniversal and we could not be happier to bring it back for a second season," said Ed Swindler.