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10/01/2012 12:01:00 AM Eastern

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Raising Hope stars Martha Plimpton (Virginia Chance) and Garret Dillahunt (Burt Chance) may not actually be a house cleaner and a pool/lawn expert, but they do play them on the Fox comedy, which premieres its third season Oct. 2 at 8 p.m. And the network is giving one lucky viewer a chance to put the stars' real-life skills to the test. "Won't it be great to have your home cleaned by someone who pretends to clean every week?" Plimpton said of the contest in a statement. "And as Virginia would say... no crime scenes, hoarders or cat collectors." Fans who meet that criteria have until Oct. 8 at 11:59 p.m. PT to submit their most "awkward" family photo at fox.com/cleansweep with an explanation of why their family is just like the "happily dysfunctional" Chance clan. Executive producer and creator Greg Garcia will choose the winner.

Click here to enter the contest.

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Syfy Set for 31 Days of Halloween


Syfy is getting in costume for one of its favorite holidays, Halloween. The network is again teaming up with NYC & Co. to stage events named for Syfy shows around New York's five boroughs. Nationally, viewers will be able to participate in sweepstakes through Syfy.com or via social media.

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HISPANIC TV SPOTLIGHT

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WGBA Green Bay Strikes Viral Gold
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Pew Study: Local TV Remains Most Popular Local Info Source
Newspapers provide wider view and Internet is growing, but television holds local news crown More


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With a 2.0 Rating, 'Katie' Opens as Top Rookie Talk Show
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Regis' Return to Daytime Boost 'Rachel Ray'
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Olympics Give NBC Big Third-Quarter Ratings Boost
10 of 11 top cable networks suffer viewership declines More

Television Shows Signs of Escaping Recession
Veronis Suhler forecast sees 5.8% growth for subscription TV and 5.9% for broadcast between 2011 and 2016 More

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