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What to Watch Thursday: Ryan's Quiz Show Ends, NBC Tells Valerie's Story, Revolution-thon & More

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On TV this Thursday: The Million Second Quiz runs out of time, Wipeout makes one last splash, Valerie Harper tells her brave story and stormy/scandalous/mysterious finales are ripe for the revisiting. READMORE


ABC Reveals Summer Premiere Dates for Rookie Blue, Wipeout, New Drama Motive and More

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ABC is getting a jump on summer with the announcement of return dates for Rookie Blue, Wipeout and Celebrity Wife Swap. Plus, the new Alyssa Milano soap Mistresses has been delayed by a week. READ MORE


ABC Sets Return Dates For Rookie Blue, Bachelor Pad, Wipeout and More!

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ABC unveiled its summer plans Thursday, announcing return dates for Rookie Blue, Bachelor Pad and Wipeout, as well as the premiere of DuetsREAD MORE


ABC Renews Wipeout For Season 5, Taps Vanessa Minnillo as New Co-Host

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Vanessa Minnillo is preparing for a major Wipeout. READ MORE


Wipeout Tells Modern Family Star: We Want You!

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Until ABC’s Wipeout is ready to stage an all-celebrity edition — and believe me, the show does want to — a standing invitation  has been issued to Modern Family funnyman Jesse Tyler Ferguson, who last summer lobbied (via Twitter) to tackle those slippery slopes, perilous platforms and giant red balls.

“I’ll say publicly to Jesse: If he wants to come on the course, he doesn’t need to wait for a celebrity version. He can come as a special guest,” executive producer Matt Kunitz tells TVLine. “We could have a lot of fun with that.”

Kunitz says that Wipeout talked to Ferguson’s reps when the actor first showed an interest in braving one of the show’s courses. But … READ MORE


Ratings: Winter Wipeout Looks Icy Hot

WIPEOUT - "Winter Wipeout: Don't Fear the Beaver" - "Tune in for white hot, ice cold competition... and other temperature-related wordplay," says host John Henson. Winter Wonder Planks joins the roster of brand new obstacles, while recent hit stunts such as the Ski Lift and Seven Letter Word help narrow the competition in a fight for $50,000. This episode features a rocket scientist, a dancing fool and a river guide who has an extreme fear of beavers. Hosted by John Anderson (ESPN's "SportsCenter"), John Henson (E! Entertainment's "Talk Soup") and co-hosted by Jill Wagner, "Wipeout" airs THURSDAY, JANUARY 20 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network. (ABC/MIKE WEAVER)

ABC’s number-crunchers are having an ice day in the wake of Wipeout‘s winter edition opening strongly.

Averaging a series-high 11.6 million total viewers and a 3.7 rating, the grimace-inducing spectacle gave ABC its first demo win of the season against CBS’s Thursday comedy block, and bested $#*! My Dad Says‘ audience.

Elsewhere on the night … READ MORE