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TBS orders up ‘Ripley’

Series is top-rated in its timeslot among adult demos

TBS has picked up 11 more episodes of series “Ripley’s Believe It or Not.”

Extra segs completes show’s fourth season. First 11 were ordered earlier this year from Sony Pictures Television.

Show, hosted by Dean Cain, airs Wednesday evenings at 9 p.m. This season, it has been traveling cross-country with live stunt performances at each stop.

“‘Ripley’s Believe It or Not’ performs extremely well among our targeted young adult audience,” said Dennis Quinn, cabler’s exec VP and general manager. “We are excited that the show will continue to be an important part of TBS Superstation’s original programming strategy.”

Series is top-rated in its timeslot among adults 18-34, 18-49 and 25-54.

Exec produced by Dan Jbara, skein is produced by Sony Pictures Television in association with Cain’s shingle, Angry Dragon Entertainment.

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