TV Guide Network has picked up the exclusive cable rights to Ashton Kutcher's Punk'd.
One-year deal includes 100 half-hour episodes. TV Guide will air them as an hourlong strip with back-to-back episodes.
Cabler began airing Punk'd as a strip on July 20, and the reality skein increased ratings in the 18-49 demo 63% compared to the second quarter. The network will begin its exclusive window late this month in the same 9 p.m. timeslot the show airs now.
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