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[04/01/14 - 11:26 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, April 1
Updates include: Cory Michael Smith to play Edward Nygma in FOX's "Gotham"; Erin Cummings boards "The Astronaut Wives Club" at ABC; and three syndicated series get the axe.

[10/08/13 - 09:14 AM]
"Katie" Is Up Week to Week and Year to Year, Equaling Its Highest-Rated Week in 8 Months
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 23-27.

[10/02/13 - 08:16 AM]
"Katie" Beats All Sophomore and Freshman Talk Show Competition During the Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 16-20.

[09/06/13 - 10:27 AM]
"The Test" Premieres September 9th with a Week of Lively and Exciting Shows Highlighted by a Back-to-Back Dina and Michael Lohan Exclusive
This new, hour-long weekday program will use scientific testing to settle relationship and paternity disputes among the guests.

[04/22/13 - 09:56 AM]
Patricia Ciano Named Executive Producer of "The Test"
The syndicated conflict resolution talk show is now sold in over 90% of the country, including 49 of the top 50 markets.

[01/09/13 - 10:31 AM]
CBS Television Distribution Sells Daytime Talk Show "The Test" Into 56% of the Country
The conflict resolution talk show, hosted by Kirk Fox, uses lie detector and DNA tests to settle relationship and paternity disputes among the guests.







TEST, THE (SYNDICATION)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/9/13 - ???
STATUS:
canceled/ended (2013-2014 season)
TIME SLOT:
syndicated
SEASON(S):
1 (??? episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
confirmed as canceled on 4/1/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS Television Distribution's press release, September 2013) The new syndicated conflict resolution talker THE TEST will make its bold debut on Monday, September 9 (check local listings). This new, hour-long weekday program will use scientific testing to settle relationship and paternity disputes among the guests, helping them finally get the resolution they are looking for. Whether it is a recent dispute or something that's been simmering for years - THE TEST will find the answers to the issues by using polygraph, DNA, pregnancy and other types of testing. The show also provides an aftercare program for guests who need help with their newfound information. Be it through family counseling, substance abuse treatment or other assistance, guests will have answers before they leave the stage.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Kirk Fox as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Carla Pennington as EP
· Jay McGraw as EP
· Patricia Ciano as EP
GENRE(S):
· strip (talk show)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Distribution
· Stage 29 Productions