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[12/14/17 - 09:56 AM]
ABC Pulls "The Great American Baking Show" from Schedule
The decision follows allegations of sexual harassment against judge Johnny Iuzzini.

[via press release from ABC]

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CELEBRATION OF '25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS' CONTINUES WITH TWO BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES OF ABC'S 'THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT,' TONIGHT, DECEMBER 14

In celebration of "25 Days of Christmas," "The Great Christmas Light Fight" airs two back-to-back episodes, TONIGHT, DEC. 14 (9:00-10:00 p.m. and 10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Produced by FremantleMedia North America, the immensely popular series is back for its fifth season with returning celebrity judges Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak.

Episodes of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" feature families from all around America who have decorated their homes to the extreme for Christmas in the hopes that they will win the ultimate prize - $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy.

"Episode 305" (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) - Four festive families from across the country showcase their spectacular displays of Christmas magic, including the Nelson family's specially converted RGB "star flakes," hand-built plasma icicles and thousands of lights that illuminate the sky in Elk Grove, California; the Mish family's giant 15x15 Seahawks logo and innovative interior water and ice features in Kirkland, Washington; the Hoag family's 30-foot platform of shooting stars and snowflakes and homemade carousel and Ferris wheel in Strongsville, Ohio; and the Finney family's star and angel, 50 feet in the air, four 8-foot Bibles, a 14-foot merry-go-round, two snow globes and a 16-foot snow slide in Crossett, Arkansas. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/15/15)

"Episode 303" (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST) - The festivities continue, featuring families from Pleasanton, California; Hillsboro, Tenessee; St. George, Utah; and Duluth, Minnesota. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/14/15)

About FremantleMedia North America

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. arm of global media giant FremantleMedia, which includes a distribution arm, FremantleMedia International, a digital and branded entertainment division and a kids & family entertainment business. As one of the world's largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of TV brands in the world, FremantleMedia's comprehensive global network has operations in 31 countries, creating over 10,000 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 45 formats and managing over 350 individual titles. The company also distributes more than 20,000 hours of content in over 200 territories. For more information follow us @FMNATV and visit our Facebook page.

PROGRAM CHANGE

STAR-STUDDED ENTERTAINERS ANNOUNCED FOR SOLD-OUT EIGHTH ANNUAL MUSIC SPECIAL 'CMA COUNTRY CHRISTMAS,' AIRING DECEMBER 21 ON ABC, PART OF THE '25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS' PROGRAMMING EVENT

Luke Bryan, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town Among Performers for Two-Hour Holiday Show Hosted by Reba McEntire and Filmed at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville

Iconic entertainer Reba McEntire will have a superstar lineup at her disposal as she hosts "CMA Country Christmas" for the first time, THURSDAY, DEC. 21 (9:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 11/27/17)

Kelsea Ballerini, Luke Bryan, CB30, Dan + Shay, Brett Eldredge, Alan Jackson, Lady Antebellum, Little Big Town, Dustin Lynch, CeCe Winans, Trisha Yearwood and Chris Young announced as performers for the sold-out, eighth annual broadcast, held this year at the Grand Ole Opry House in Nashville.

Reba also will perform a piece from her new Nash Icon Records album, "My Kind of Christmas." The newly packaged album follows last year's limited release and includes collaborations with Vince Gill and Amy Grant, Lauren Daigle, Darius Rucker, Kelly Clarkson and Trisha Yearwood.

The show will have a new look and feel this year, making Reba's first year as host a can't-miss country music event.

For more information, visit CMAChristmas.com or follow us on Twitter @Countrymusic.

"CMA Country Christmas" is a production of the Country Music Association. Robert Deaton is the executive producer, Paul Miller is the director, and Jon Macks is the writer.

About the Country Music Association

Founded in 1958, the Country Music Association is the first trade organization formed to promote a type of music. In 1961, CMA created the Country Music Hall of Fame to recognize artists and industry professionals with Country Music's highest honor. More than 7,800 music industry professionals and companies from around the globe are members of CMA. The organization's objectives are to serve as an educational and professional resource for the industry and advance the growth of Country Music around the world. This is accomplished through CMA's core initiatives: the CMA Awards, which annually recognize outstanding achievement in the industry; CMA Music Festival, which benefits music education and is taped for a three-hour network television special, "CMA Fest"; and "CMA Country Christmas." All of CMA's television properties air on The ABC Television Network through 2021.

PROGRAM CHANGE

CELEBRATION OF '25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS' CONTINUES WITH ABC'S 'THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT,' SATURDAY, DECEMBER 23, WITH TWO BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES

In celebration of "25 Days of Christmas," "The Great Christmas Light Fight" airs two back-to-back episodes, SATURDAY, DEC. 23 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Produced by FremantleMedia North America, the immensely popular series is back for its fifth season with returning celebrity judges Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak. (Rebroadcast. OAD: 12/4/17)

Episodes of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" feature families from all around America who have decorated their homes to the extreme for Christmas in the hopes that they will win the ultimate prize - $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy.

"Episode 502" (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) - Season five kicks off as four families showcase their incredible Christmas displays, including the Waters family's high-tech, entirely wireless light show in DeSoto, Texas; the Tomasello family's life-sized, interactive gingerbread house complete with their driveway ice-skating rink in Ronkonkoma, New York; the Heindel family's magical home featuring fun figurines to giant lollipops in Raleigh, North Carolina; and the Amarante family's acre and a half property covered in lights, including 78 wrapped trees and a special memory garden for their father in Dayville, Connecticut. Tune in to see which family judge Taniya Nayak awards $50,000 and the coveted Christmas Light trophy to on the season five premiere of ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

"Episode 503" (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) - The festivities continue in the second episode of the night, featuring the Gaddy family and their drive-through, seven-acre display with a Ferris wheel made from old trampolines, DIY carousel and Cars characters made from old farm equipment in Fayetteville, Georgia; the Bachelor family and their completely blue-lighted display covering both their front and backyards in Cedar Hill, Texas; the Stewart family and their larger-than-life display featuring a 40-foot wall of lights, suspended inflatables and a super-sized toy train ride in Fayetteville, Arkansas; and the Richins family with their concert of lights, including a five-piece band and 30,000 programmed channels in Gilbert, Arizona. Watch as judge Carter Oosterhouse decides who will walk away with $50,000 and the coveted Christmas Light trophy on ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

About FremantleMedia North America

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. arm of global media giant FremantleMedia, which includes a distribution arm, FremantleMedia International, a digital and branded entertainment division and a kids & family entertainment business. As one of the world's largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of TV brands in the world, FremantleMedia's comprehensive global network has operations in 31 countries, creating over 10,000 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 45 formats and managing over 350 individual titles. The company also distributes more than 20,000 hours of content in over 200 territories. For more information follow us @FMNATV and visit our Facebook page.





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