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July 7, 2016

The Weather Channel Announces New Weekly “Top Ten” Series

Countdown Series to Look at Top Weather Phenomena & Mysteries

ATLANTA (July 7, 2016) -- The Weather Channel television network announced today its latest new original series “Top Ten.” A weekly countdown program looking at many of the world’s biggest weather related occurrences.
 
Premiering Sunday, July 24 at 9 p.m. ET, “Top Ten” will explore everything from weather phobias to the ultimate examples of Mother Nature’s fury. First up, the network will go deep into its own vaults to spotlight one of the network’s core philosophies.
 
“It’s Amazing Out There Moments,” will span The Weather Channel’s thirty plus years of extreme reporting and countdown the most stunning and unforgettable moments from its trusted team taking viewers into the heart of the storm.
 
"Weather is inherently fascinating,” said Howard Sappington, vice president, programming for The Weather Channel. “For over three decades our team at The Weather Channel has been tracking, studying and reporting on the environment around us, and ‘Top Ten’ allows us to look back and celebrate spectacular weather moments.”
 
Future episodes of “Top Ten” will air Sunday nights, and look at topics such as the most bizarre weather occurrences on the planet, the top phobias and the biggest storms to ever hit land.
 
“Top Ten” premieres July 24 for 3 episodes and returns August 28 with new episodes. “Top Ten” joins other network programming such as “So You Think You’d Survive” and “23.5 Degrees with Sam Champion.”
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The Weather Channel television network
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