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TCA: TLC Sets Haggard Special

'Scandalous' follows life of controversial evangelist
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Discovery Communications-owned TLC will go inside the life of
controversial Evangelist Ted Haggard in a new special scheduled for Jan.
16.

The one-hour special, Scandalous, follows Haggard
and his family as they look to launch a new ministry in Colorado Springs
- the same town he was exiled from five years ago after the once
powerful pastor was caught having a sexual encounter with a male
prostitute.

In other Discovery Communications news, Discovery Channel will launch a Chicago-based spinoff of its popular reality series Cash Cab this summer.

The
new series will be hosted by comedian Beth Melewski and will follow a
similar format to the New York-based, Emmy Award-winning series. The
original Ben Bailey-hosted Cash Cab will continue in Spring 2011 with new episodes, according to Discovery officials.

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