E! Ushers in 2013 with a Dazzling Schedule Featuring Five Brand New Series, Beginning This January

- New series include THE NEXT BIG THING, LOL WORK, CHASING THE SATURDAYS, and BIG RICH ATLANTA -
- KOURTNEY AND KIM TAKE MIAMI returns with all-new South Beach drama Sunday, Jan. 20 before BIG RICH TEXAS kicks off a new season Thursday, Jan. 31 -
- CHELSEA LATELY, THE SOUP, LOVE YOU, MEAN IT WITH WHITNEY CUMMINGS, and FASHION POLICE continue with hilarious new episodes in 2013 -

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TORONTO, Dec. 11, 2012 /CNW/ - After ringing in the New Year, E! dives right into a new schedule with a vibrant lineup of five fun new series plus returning fan-favourites. First, top New York City performance coach Trapper Felides dishes out tough love as his clients prepare for their big music industry break in THE NEXT BIG THING, premiering Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 9 p.m. ET, followed by the E! premiere of ALL THE RIGHT MOVES at 10 p.m. ET featuring Emmy®-nominated choreographer Travis Wall (SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE) navigating through the fiercely competitive world of dance. The following night, viewers get a glimpse inside the office of one of the largest humour publishers on the internet, ICanHasCheezburger.com, with the premiere of docu-com LOL WORK on Wednesday, Jan. 9 at 9 p.m. ET.

Next, fans can follow Kourtney and Kim Kardashian to South Beach where the sisters revamp their DASH boutique and once again take the city by storm in a brand new installment of KOURTNEY AND KIM TAKE MIAMI, premiering Sunday, Jan. 20 at 9 p.m. ET. Immediately following the premiere at 10 p.m. is the brand-new series CHASING THE SATURDAYS, featuring the high-spirited, gorgeous U.K. girl group, The Saturdays, as they take on life in Hollywood.

Finally, hot off the stiletto heels of BIG RICH TEXAS comes the all-new series BIG RICH ATLANTA on Thursday, January 31 at 10 p.m. ET, where outrageously wealthy mothers and daughters in Georgia do whatever it takes to stay on top of the social scene. Then, Season 3 of fan-favourite BIG RICH TEXAS picks up where the drama left off with several new mother/daughter duos attempting to take over as the new queens of Dallas society on Thursday, Feb. 7 at 9 p.m. ET (visit eonline.ca for local broadcast times). 

Additionally, CHELSEA LATELY, THE SOUP, LOVE YOU, MEAN IT WITH WHITNEY CUMMINGS and FASHION POLICE continue to rule late night throughout the New Year with all-new episodes.

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"Viewers can look forward to an entertaining E! primetime lineup in 2013, featuring five exciting new series," said Catherine MacLeod, Vice-President, Specialty Channels, Bell Media. "Paired with proven fan-favourites KOURTNEY AND KIM TAKE MIAMI and BIG RICH TEXAS, we're certain viewers will be delighted with the unique batch of darling divas, off-the-wall characters, and big personalities in these E! series."

New Programming on E! includes:

THE NEXT BIG THING - *New Series*
E! Exclusive Premiere Tuesday Jan. 8 at 9 p.m. ET
This new docu-series features Trapper Felides, a top New York City performance coach and musical director, who gives his clients the blunt truth and tough love they need to succeed. The series follows Trapper as he mentors a group of performers as they prepare for their next career changing audition or their big music industry break. In each episode, viewers get an inside look at Trapper's uncensored methods for success to turn good performers into great ones, and great ones into stars.

ALL THE RIGHT MOVES - *New to E!*
Premieres Tuesday, Jan. 8 at 10 p.m. ET
The world of dance is fiercely competitive, but with careers, reputations, and friendships at stake, Emmy-nominated choreographer Travis Wall (SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE), Teddy Forance (recently featured on DANCING WITH THE STARS as dancer and choreographer), Nick Lazzarini (winner of  SO YOU THINK YOU CAN DANCE Season 1), and Kyle Robinson (Julliard-trained and recently featured on DANCING WITH THE STARS) band together to take this art form to a whole new level by launching the dance company SHAPING SOUND.

LOL WORK - *New Series*
E! Exclusive Premiere Wednesdays Jan. 9 at 9 p.m. ET
Ever wonder who is behind those hilarious cat memes? Viewers get a glimpse inside the Seattle office of one of the largest humour publishers on the internet, ICanHasCheezburger.com in this brand new series. The 30-minute docu-com goes inside the office of Ben Huh and his eccentric staff as they attempt to make the world laugh five minutes a day by putting nimble yet grammatically incorrect captions on cute photos of domesticated pets and animals. In the premiere episode, the staff at Cheezburger compete to create a new comedic web series for the site. It is winner-take-all as good judgment and occasional good taste go out the window on the quest to be the best in kitty humour.

KOURTNEY AND KIM TAKE MIAMI - *New Season*
Premieres Sunday, Jan. 20 at 9 p.m. ET
Kourtney and Kim Kardashian head to the tropical climate of Miami and once again take South Beach by storm! Kourtney, along with her children Mason and Penelope and boyfriend Scott, share a mansion with Kim in Miami as the sisters make the destination beach city their home base for the next few months. After the recent grand opening of the DASH boutique on Melrose in Los Angeles, and the continued success of the DASH store in New York City, the two businesswomen are intent on revamping the DASH Miami boutique.

CHASING THE SATURDAYS - *New Series*
E! Exclusive Premiere Sunday, Jan. 20 at 10 p.m. ET
The Saturdays are one of the biggest British vocal groups in recent memory, releasing a string of chart-topping hits and taking up permanent residence in U.K. media, thanks to their high-profile romantic and family lives, influential fashion sense, and strong, engaging personalities. Now, the fab five are ready to invade North America with big plans, new music, and all kinds of surprises. The series follows the high-spirited, gorgeous group as they take on life in Hollywood and begin work on a highly anticipated new album. From signing with renowned music label Mercury Records on their debut U.S. album to settling into a new and vibrant city, and dealing with husbands and lovers back in the U.K., The Saturdays handle it all with spirit, humour, and their infectious personalities.

BIG RICH ATLANTA - *New Series*
E! Exclusive Premiere Thursday, January 31 at 10 p.m. ET
Hot off the heels of BIG RICH TEXAS is the latest installment of the franchise - BIG RICH ATLANTA. The 10-episode docu-series enters the exclusive world of Brookfield Country Club, where outrageously wealthy mothers and daughters do whatever it takes to stay on top of the social scene and in control of the action. It's hot, it's humid, and it's full of drama.

BIG RICH TEXAS - *Season 3*
Premieres Thursday, February 7 at 9 p.m. ET
Season 3 picks up where the drama left off with several new mother/daughter teams to stir the pot and attempt to take over as the new queens of Dallas society. This documentary series follows mothers and daughters at one of Texas's most elite country clubs. The show takes viewers inside this ultra-exclusive world at the top of the Dallas social scene where affluence is a given and status is everything. They say that everything is bigger in the Lone Star State, and that goes double for the drama that follows these larger-than-life personalities who sometimes clash and are always fascinating to watch.

SOCIAL MEDIA LINKS:
@EOnlineCanada
@EOnlineCanadaPR

Follow E! personalities on Twitter:
Leah Miller - @LeahMiller
Whitney Cummings@WhitneyCummings 
Joel McHale - @joelmchale
Chelsea Handler@ChelseaHandler
Kourtney Kardashian - @KourtneyKardash
Kim Kardashian - @KimKardashian
Travis Wall - @travlsova
Trapper Felides - @TrapperFelides

About E!
E! is television's top global destination for all things pop culture. The network is currently available to 6.5 million cable and satellite subscribers across Canada. E! content is available any time and anywhere, including eonline.ca, @EOnlineCanada, Facebook and other emerging platforms. The pulse of pop culture, E! features a variety of programming including hit reality series, fascinating profiles of the world's biggest stars, up-to-the-minute entertainment news, witty talk series, and the best live red carpet coverage from Canada and around the world. E! is a division of Bell Media, which is owned by BCE Inc. (TSX, NYSE: BCE), Canada's largest communications company.

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For further information:

Laura Catania, Entertainment Specialties, Bell Media, 416.384.3173 or laura.catania@bellmedia.ca
Amanda Rinaldo, Entertainment Specialties, Bell Media, 416.384.5325 or amanda.rinaldo@bellmedia.ca

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