Twentieth Television is expanding its regional test of syndicated dating
show Ex-treme Dating, extending its run by eight weeks and clearing the
show in five more metered markets.
The show has already has been running in eight markets, including Fox-owned United Paramount Network
stations in New York; Los Angeles; Washington, D.C.; Houston; Minneapolis;
Phoenix; Orlando, Fla.; and Baltimore.
Starting Sept. 23, WPWR-TV in Chicago, WITI (TV) in Milwaukee, WJBK (TV) in
Detroit and KTVI (TV) in St. Louis will air the show five days per week. KTBC (TV)
in Austin, Texas, plans to pick up the show on weekends.
Ex-treme Dating, a dating show where one person's exs are available for
comment during the date, premiered July 29.
Ex-treme Dating is produced by Small Cages Productions and
Wheeler/Sussman Productions in association with Twentieth Television.
Contributing editor Paige Albiniak has been covering the business of television for nearly 25 years. She is a longtime contributor to Next TV, Broadcasting + Cable and Multichannel News. She concurrently serves as editorial director for entertainment marketing association Promax. She has written for such publications as TVNewsCheck, The New York Post, Variety, CBS Watch and more. Albiniak was B+C’s Los Angeles bureau chief from September 2002 to 2004, and an associate editor covering Congress and lobbying for the magazine in Washington, D.C., from January 1997-September 2002.
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