Fuse renews 'Pants-Off' for third season
Fox Reality Channel has ordered a second season of its first-ever original skein, “Solitary,” while Fuse has given the go-ahead to the third season of “Pants-Off Dance-Off.”“Solitary,” which bowed June 5, revolves around contestants who must endure grueling psychological tests. Last person to keep going wins $50,000. New version will be titled “Solitary 2.0.” “‘Solitary’ entered into unchartered territory in the reality world,” said Fox Reality COO/general manager David Lyle. “‘Solitary 2.0′ will push the limits of human tolerance even further and allow our viewers to go along for the ride while watching comfortably from their homes.” Andrew Golder (“Identity”) and Lincoln Hiatt (“Unanimous”) co-created and exec produce “Solitary 2.0.” As for “Pants-Off Dance-Off,” the show will return with 12 new episodes on March 13. Former “Full House” star Jodie Sweetin returns as host. Show follows “pancers” who compete as they dance to music videos and strip to win cash. New season will also include face-to-face competish, live audience participation and mobile voting. “Pants-Off Dance-Off” first bowed last April. Fuse plans to air a marathon of the show opposite the Super Bowl.