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Bruce Campbell Set to Host 'Ripley's Believe It Or Not!' Reboot

Travel Channel brings back the iconic series Ripley's Believe It or Not! on June 9, hosted by veteran actor Bruce Campbell. The series, which is celebrating its 100th anniversary and has been revived several times since 1949, continues to showcase unique and oddball stories reminiscent of the Ripley's brand. 

Campbell, known for his portrayal of demon slayer Ash Williams in the Evil Dead franchise as well as roles in AMC's Lodge 49 and FX's Fargo, discusses the series in an "MCN Content Spotlight" original video. 

R. Thomas Umstead serves as senior content producer, programming for Multichannel News, Broadcasting + Cable and Next TV. During his more than 30-year career as a print and online journalist, Umstead has written articles on a variety of subjects ranging from TV technology, marketing and sports production to content distribution and development. He has provided expert commentary on television issues and trends for such TV, print, radio and streaming outlets as Fox News, CNBC, the Today show, USA Today, The New York Times and National Public Radio. Umstead has also filmed, produced and edited more than 100 original video interviews, profiles and news reports featuring key cable television executives as well as entertainers and celebrity personalities.