Spike TV renews 'Repo Games,' orders 'Worlds Worst Tenants'
Spike TV has announced pickups of four new series and the renewal of its original series Repo Games for 2012. Repo Games, which premiered in April, is currently averaging 1 million viewers for new episodes. Repo men/trivia masters Josh Lewis and Tom DeTone (pictured) will return for at least 20 new episodes in season 2.
According to Spike’s statement, the four new series follow “a distinctive theme of genuine men in high pressure situations where the stakes are real.” (I love genuine men! Stakes I could give or take.)
In World’s Worst Tenants, professional evictor Todd Howard confronts the dirtiest and most insane tenants imaginable in over 150 residential, commcial and retail units.
American Digger will follow former pro wrestler turned modern day relic hunter Ric Savage as he attempts to convince homeonwers to allow him and his American Savage team to dig up potential treasure in their backyards.
In Big Easy Justice, bounty hunter Tat-2 hunts down some of the most elusive criminals in his native New Orleans and “will utilize any means necessary” to “apprehend his prey.” Still talking about humans here.
And Undercover Stings, from the producers of Cops, will take viewers inside the high-stakes world of orchestrated busts and undercover police sting operations.