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PUNK’D & SINGLED OUT SET FOR REBOOT: A pair of MTV classics, dating game show Singled Out and the Ashton Kutcher-led Punk’d are being rebooted for Quibi, Jeffrey Katzenberg’s new digital venture. Each show is set for 10 minutes or less; 20 of each have been ordered. "This deal builds on MTV’s strategy of reinventing our iconic shows to reach new audiences on pioneering new platforms like Quibi," MTV President Chris McCarthy said. "We are excited to be working with Jeffrey, Doug and the Quibi team to reinvent Punk’d and Singled Out for a new generation of fans." Quibi goes live June 13th.

ANIMATED JURASSIC? An animated Jurassic Park series is roaring to live at Netflix. Camp Cretaceous will debut as part of a multi-show deal between Netflix and DreamWorks. The series will bow in 2020, with Scott Kreamer (Pinky Malinky) and Lane Lueras (Kung Fu Panda: The Paws of Destiny) in place as showrunners. The story will follow six teens experiencing life at a new adventure camp on Isla Nublar.

DEAD TO ME RENEWED: Dead to Me is set live for season 2 on Netflix. Stars Christina Applegate and Linda Cardellini will return for their roles of frenemies Jen and Judy. TBD if co-star James Marsden will return.

NICKELODEON RENEWS MULTIPLE PRESCHOOL SHOWS: PAW Patrol, Bubble Guppie, Abby Hatcher and Butterbean's Café will each have new seasons on Nickelodeon, as the network continues to focus on programming for preschoolers.