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January 28, 2010

VH1 announces four new shows

VH1 has ordered several new projects for spring, including a couple that extend the network into more transformational reality territory.

Undateable Makeover series "Transform Me" and dating advice limited series "Undateable" will both focus on giving viewers ways to improve their lives. The network is also ordering "Famous Crime Scene," which chronicles pop culture's most shocking deaths, and picked up a Canadian docusoap, “Peak Season: Vancouver."

In "Transform," eight, 30-minute episodes will premiere March 15. Laverne Cox (VH1’s “I Want to Work for Diddy”) will lead a makeover team giving women an "inside and out" transformation.

"Undateable" is an advice show based on the upcoming book "Undateable: 311 Things Guys Do That Guarantee They Won’t be Dating or Having Sex." The show will have a five-night run starting April 19.

"Famous Crime Scene" is a seven-episode half-hour series looking at the deaths of celebrities like Tupac Shakur, John Lennon and Michael Jackson. The show debuts Feb. 12.

“Peak Season: Vancouver” originally aired on MTV Canada follows the lives and loves of a group of young people at a ski resort. The 10-episode series will air starting Feb. 14.

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