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Let’s Get Physical with Pop’s New Competitive Aerobics Comedy!

The spirit of the ’80s returns in the new Pop series Let’s Get Physical.

Set in the present, Let’s Get Physical follows a slacker named Joe who, with every breath he takes, makes a reluctant comeback in the fitness industry after his dad, Colonel Tom Force, a.k.a. “The Godfather of Aerobics,” unexpectedly passes away and wills his son the broken-down family gym.

Let’s Get Physical stars Matt Jones as Joe Force; Chris Diamantopoulos plays Barry Cross, Joe’s competitor across the street, and AnnaLynne McCord is Claudia Cross, Joe Force’s former Diane to his Jack, and Barry Cross’ current wife.

The eight-episode series is slated for a 2018 debut.

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Pop Announces 2017-18 Slate!

Pop has announced a 2017-18 slate that includes new shows Hot Date (above left), Clique (above right) and Swedish Dicks, Private Investigators and returnees like Schitt’s Creek, Nightcap, Big Brother After Dark and Wolf Creek – plus two new acquisitions – ER and #STILLAWESOME.

The network also released details of its development slate (scripted) that includes a comedy set in an Aerobics studio in the ’80s; a soapy drama set in the world competitive figure skating; a supernatural drama in which a disgraced socialite discovering his heritage as a demon slayer; a comedy anthology series dealing with Love; a comedy series about a boy who raised as a girl because of a bet; a comedy series about a child star turned ad copywriter, and a contemporary fairy tale in which Princess Charming leaves Cinderella for the joys of Venus Beach.

The network’s development slate (unscripted) includes: a talk-travel show, and an unconventional pop culture panel show hosted by Mary McCormack (In Plain Sight, House of Lies).

More detailed series descriptions follow.

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Pop Drags the ’90s Into the Twenteens on Wednesdays

On April 12th, Pop drags the ’90s into the twenteens as the debuts of Return of the Mac and Hollywood Darlings find ’90s TV stars and boy band members starring as heightened versions of themselves in the new sitcoms: Hollywood Darlings and Return of the Mac.

Hollywood Darlings posits a unique friendship between former TV darlings Jody Sweetin (Full House, Fuller House), Beverly Mitchell (7th Heaven) and Christine Larkin (Step-By-Step).

Return of the Mac finds Joey McIntyre (NKOTB) taking a job as talk show host in hopes it will lead to being considered a legit actor.

The two shows will also feature a host of guest stars from ’90s TV and music – from Soleil Moon Frye to Joey Lawrence and more.

Holly wood Darlings and Return of the Mac will hold down the 8-9 (7/8C) timeslot on Pop beginning April 12th. Series descriptions and clips follow.

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Schitt’s Creek Returns To Pop for Third Season!

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The riches-to-rags story of Schitt’s Creek will continue for a thrid season on Pop beginning on Wednesday, January 11, 2017.

In season three, The Rose family find themselves at a turning point – on the cusp of embracing life in the low rent twon they’re forced to call home, but still holding out hope of reclaiming their ‘caviar dreams’ lifestyle.

Read on for more.

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Pop’s The Joey Mac Project Begins Production!

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Production has begun on Pop’s The Joey Mac Project – an eight-episode centered on former boy band heartthrob, Joey McIntyre’s efforts to be taken seriously as a legitimate actor – and how that leads him to become host of a cable talk show.

The Joey Mac Project stars McIntyre’s real life wife and kids alongside an ensemble that includes Adam Ray, Jamie Denbo, Katie Wee, Punam Patel and Jordan Black.

For more details, read on.

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BOO! Goes Pop!

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Pop has built a month-long orgy of horror around its six-part event with Australian horror series, Wolf Creek.

Over the course of the month, Pop’s Dare To Pop event will include over 250 hours of horror-themed programming, with highlights including such titles as: Stephen King’s Langoliers; fan favorite episodes of Buffy the Vampire Slayer; Stephen King’s The Stand (the miniseries); The Ghost Whisperer marathon, and the first five Saw movies.

Follow the jump for highlights scheduling and a teaser trailer.

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Pop Greenlights Untitled Joey McIntyre Comedy Series!

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Joey MacIntyre is still the youngest of the New Kids on the Block – but now, he’s trying to find ‘his personal stardom following his boy band fame’ in a new scripted comedy series for Pop that’s tentatively entitled The Joey Mac Project.

Not wishing to rest on his boy band laurels, Joey is struggling to be recognized as a serious actor following the band’s latest sold out tour.

Pop has ordered eight episodes of the show – which is executive produced by Donnie Wahlberg, Jenny McCarthy and Joey McIntyre. Follow the jump for more.

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Pop Slates Satire Nightcap for November!

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Pop is launching Nightcap… – a satirical poke at late night television – in partnership with Lionsgate.

Set behind the scenes of the fictitious Nightcap with Jimmy – a nightly talk show featuring A-list guests – Nightcap takes a look at the heightened chaos going backstage as the show’s head talent booker, Staci (Ali Wentworth) tries to deal withher dysfunctional staff and guests like Gwyneth Paltrow, Paul Rudd, Denis Leary and more.

Nightcap premieres on Wednesday, November 16th (8/7C). Follow the jump for further details – including a compete list of guests and taglines for the first season’s ten episode.

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