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Fat Lady Sings for "Viva Laughlin," While "Amazing Race" Waits in Wings

The fat lady has sung for musical drama Viva Laughlin.

Series, which died on stage in its two airings to date, has sung its last pop-inspired aria and has been yanked off of CBS' schedule, effective immediately.

Network will air a repeat of CSI in its Sunday at 8 pm timeslot before giving the time period over to returning reality series The Amazing Race, which launches on November 4th.

"If there ever was a season that I consider one of the best, it's this one," said Amazing Race's creator/director/executive producer Bertram van Munster in a statement. "It's insanely funny, fast-paced and dramatic all at once. Teams are in hot pursuit of one another at every location and its reality television at its nail-biting best."

This season on The Amazing Race, teams will travel approximately 50,000 miles, including first time stops in Ireland, Lithuania and Croatia.

Teehee! I cannot wait. For too long, The Amazing Race has been sadly absent from my already jam-packed television-viewing week.

Comments

Yay! I can't wait for Amazing Race. It's one of the only reality shows that has, in my opinion, been consistently good (aside from that pesky Family Edition). I can't wait to see what kind of shenanigans this new season holds for us!
Anonymous said…
The original Brit version of Viva Laughlin was fun but I saw the US pilot and it was horrible. Hugh Jackman totally upstages the lead and the whole thing just felt very forced and cheesy. It's a really difficult concept to pull off and, sadly, they didn't.
Anonymous said…
Hooray!
The CineManiac said…
i tivoed the first episode and planned to do the same for episode two, but I didn't have a chance since i had to evacuate for the fire here in Malibu. I guess I dodged a bullet there.

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