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‘TMZ’ Series Renewed Through 2019-20 Season

“TMZ” and “TMZ Live” have been renewed through the 2019-20 season.

The renewal comes as a result of an agreement between Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution and Fox Television Stations. “TMZ” is carried on Fox Stations in New York, Los Angeles, Chicago and other markets.

“Watching the folks at TMZ create a new paradigm for strip television has been incredibly exhilarating, so we’re looking forward to these next three years. Besides, Harvey said if we didn’t renew, he’d dig up dirt on us,” said Frank Cicha, senior vice president of programming, Fox Television Stations.

“The Fox Television Stations group has been an incredible station partner for ‘TMZ’ and ‘TMZ Live’ since their respective launches,” said Ken Werner, president, Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. “Nearly a decade ago, Fox took a chance when the TMZ website was transformed into a ground-breaking television series combining breaking entertainment news told through a unique comedic form of storytelling.  Then, about five years ago, Fox once again took a chance launching ‘TMZ Live’ with a slow rollout across its stations, which has revolutionized the talk news/information format.  Offering fresh episodes every day, these two series together have the unique benefit of working across multiple dayparts and as compatible programming across all genres, becoming one of the foundations of the fantastic success of their stations by attracting a younger, diverse and loyal audience.”

“TMZ” is produced by Harvey Levin Productions, Inc. and paraMedia, inc. in association with Telepictures and distributed by Warner Bros. Domestic Television Distribution. Harvey Levin, Charles Latibeaudiere and Evan Rosenblum serve as executive producers.

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