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Fox Business launching new reality shows in 2015

December 18, 2014

Posted by Chris Roush

Jamie ColbyFox Business Network announced Thursday it will debut two new reality shows in January.

“Strange Inheritance,” which examines real-life stories behind unconventional inheritances, will be hosted by Jamie Colby, and will debut on Monday, Jan. 26. The show will will appear Monday through Thursdays at 9 p.m., with new episodes debuting every Monday and Tuesday.

In addition, Fox Business will air “Strange Inheritance Unpacked,” a behind-the-scenes look at how each story unfolded, every Wednesday and Thursday at 9:30  p.m. The launch shifts “The Independents” hosted by Lisa “Kennedy” Montgomery to 10 p.m. and “Stossel,” hosted by John Stossel, to Fridays at 9 p.m.

“We’re excited to bring viewers an entertaining and informative program that delves into the emotional and financially extraordinary situation of inheritance,” said Bill Shine, senior executive vice  president of Fox Business

Colby joined Fox News Channel in 2003 and took a hiatus from her current role as co-anchor for the network’s “America’s News Headquarters” to film “Strange Inheritance.”

“Strange Inheritance” is produced by Towers Productions, which is known for such programs as The History Channel’s “Gangland,” National Geographic’s “Inside 9/11,” The Weather Channel’s “Storm Stories” and A&E’s “American Justice.”

Fox Business is available in more than 70 million homes in the United States.

Rival CNBC has also made a big push into reality shows during the prime time hours.

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