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Hear That? It’s Thousands of Angry Mythbusters Fans

Hear that noise? It’s thousands of angry Mythbusters fans, yelling about the last-minute postponement of new episodes of the show. A new episode – on “viral internet videos”, of all things – was announced for yesterday evening, and heavily promoted by the Discovery Channel over the past week. Yet it didn’t air – viewers instead saw a rerun of the old “Pirates Special”. The only announcement, as far as I can tell, was this deeply-buried post on an internet forum, made around ninety minutes ahead of airtime. The announced episodes for this week and next week are postponed indefinitely; the season picks up – supposedly – on the 27th of August, with the episode previously scheduled for that time.
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