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CMT Extends Order for Reality Series -- Show Is Currently the Cable Channel's Top Ratings Draw Deadline

CMT has ordered another 11 episodes of an unscripted series. Deadline.com reports that the cable channel extended the order for "Dog and Beth: On the Hunt," featuring the bounty hunters "Dog" and Beth Chapman.

Production on the extra episodes for the show's freshman season will start immediately for an August premiere date, the story says. The show's episode count will extend to 22 with the additional order.

The series currently ranks as CMT's top show, averaging more than 1 million total viewers.