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Fugitives Run -- The Dog is BACK!

2/19/2008 1:07 PM PST BY TMZ STAFF

TMZ has learned that Duane "Dog" Chapman will be back in business and back on the air on A&E. Woof!

A network official confirms to TMZ that the show is going back into production, but they've not yet set a premiere date. As of now, they're gearing up -- big time -- in Hawaii and production will begin ASAP. Makeup artists and camera crews have been hired, and houses and cars have been rented, all for the return of the show.

A&E had suspended production on "Dog the Bounty Hunter" indefinitely after a recording surfaced featuring Chapman making racial slurs. Chapman immediately began a tour of forgiveness, working with CORE and other groups to promote racial equality. We're told network execs were "very pleased" with Dog's attempt to make amends and his reaching out to members of the African American community.

A&E isn't just making this decision out of the goodness of their hearts either. The show was insanely popular for the network, here and internationally -- airing in over 20 countries.


K-Fed to Brit - Take the Kiddies for a While


Sources tell TMZ Kevin Federline would like Britney to see her kids, even during the conservatorship. And, sources say the lawyers are in court right now trying to hash out an arrangement for visitation, but as of now they can't reach an agreement.

We're told K-Fed has no prob allowing the kids to visit Brit at her home, with one string attached -- that Brit's parents are present during the visits.

We hear K-Fed isn't worried that anything bad would happen to the kids -- his biggest concern is that Britney might drive with them. But Jamie would be there to put the kibosh on that.

Parent Crap -- click to launchSources also say K-Fed doesn't want custody 100% of the time -- it's just too much. He'd like Britney to share custody or at least visitation.

And we're hearing there's talk Britney could go to a private facility for treatment and K-Fed would have no problem allowing the kids to visit her there, just as they did when Brit was at Promises.

Stay tuned ...


Paris' Party Train Rolls On


Professional partier Paris Hilton isn't taking any sick days this month. Paris was at The Bank at the Bellagio in Las Vegas last night, flailing about on stage in what appears to be some type of therapeutic swaying.
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The night before, she was trashing it up with the Pussycat Dolls, doing her best impression of Rihanna in a dominatrixy getup, then splashing around in a giant martini glass like Miz Dita Von Teese.
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Paris -- she's an original, always.

Matthew B. -- Take My Wife's Dog, Please!


Seriously, folks -- could Matthew Broderick be trying any harder to unload this innocent little dog?
Matthew Broderick: Click to watch
Matthew Broderick left his super-cute little pup tied to a parking meter while he went food shopping -- where anyone and everyone could just walk away with their own hot dog.

Check out the story from TMZ TV and check your local listings for airtimes.

Name That Butt


This recently honeymooned hottie isn't too big to put in a little time cleaning up after her pups.
Whose Ass -- click to launch

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Janette    

YAY for Dog being BACK!!!!! I have missed him immensely. We all say very stupid things sometimes and I don't think he meant what he was saying. You can tell that he is no racist. I love him and am very glad to see him back! A&E would have to cut off their nose to spite their face to let him go. That would be way more stupid that the Dog's comments (in private to his son - who is the real loser here for what he did).

2374 days ago
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a3boymom    

Kat McPhee...cute even with bedhead!

2374 days ago
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Sam    

Good Im glad they are bringing Dog back to A&E.
I think Britney will be ok being a mother.She screwed up but who hasnt.I think she tried to hard to be perfect and a perfect parent will never be happen Some people who think things have to be perfect loose control when they aint she will get help and that will be the end to it.
Who cares about the pooper scooper upper.

2374 days ago
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steve    

Dog is a joke The show is a joke. This guy is a disgrace to the Bail Industry He has violated ther law, and used racial slurs for the world to see and hear. What you see on the show is not real. Go away duane the dogs are barking because they smell a rat.

2374 days ago
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dog lover    

i am so glad the dog is coming back. they have more breaking news about britney and mess like that, but dog says one thing about race,and he is silenced for months... how fair is that????

2374 days ago
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steve    

Dog is a joke The show is a joke. This guy is a disgrace to the Bail Industry He has violated ther law, and used racial slurs for the world to see and hear. What you see on the show is not real. Go away duane the dogs are barking because they smell a rat.

2374 days ago
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Carrie    

Oh my goodness Paris! All that money and you can't find a way to make those armpits of yours look clean shaven??

2374 days ago
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james    

Isn;t it terrible when someone has to pay big bucks to be a whore like Paris Hilton look under the skanks arms she;s got hair under there that means she probably has not bathed in at least 2 to 3 days and I bet that meow stanks oooowee if I was her mom Id cut her little bank open and give it to charity or atleast pay to have her put on an island secluded somewhere that has nukes all around it so she wont be able to come here and keep the public sick ,she's a health risk and ugly as the mucinex man.

2374 days ago
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kat    

I am so happy that Dog is coming back.I have missed watching his show

2374 days ago
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Sugar Booger    

SO GLAD YOUR COMING BACK DWAYNE, BETH AND THE WHOLE CHAPMENT CREW.!

I HAVE REALLY MISSED YOU GUYS.

SEE, I TOLD YOU PEOPLE FORGIVE AND FORGET. i IMAGINE YOU'VE SEEN AND HEARD A LOT WORSE COMING OUT OF OTHER CELEBRITES SINCE YOUR LITTLE FAUX PAS.

GOD'S BLESSING ON THE WHOLE FAMILY. YA'LL BE CAREFUL NOW, YA HEAR?

2374 days ago
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jerome    

You must mean The Bimbo Train rolls on.

2374 days ago
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giapet    

The Dog is Back!! Our whole family misses him. He's one from my neighborhood. And we know he's not predjudiced. He was just a Dad saying anything he could to get through to his stupid son. Good Luck Dog!

2374 days ago
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Capt.H    

It is just a matter of time before the Dog messes up again with some type of comment towards a minority group. You can't teach an old Dog new tricks!

2374 days ago
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Mega    

ITS ABOUT TIME, THAT A& E WAKES UP. AS I WROTE WHEN THIS ALL HAPPENED, I WONT AND HAVENT WATCHED ANYTHING ON A&E SINCE THIS ALL HAPPENED. UNTILL DOG COMES BACK, I WONT WATCH A&E.

DOG IS A GREAT HUMAN BEING, AND WHAT HE SAID WASNT SUPPOSE TO HAVE BEEN TOLD IN PUBLIC, IT WAS HIS SONS FAULT FOR SELLING HIM OUT. SHAME SHAME ON HIS SON.

WHEN I GO TO HAWAII, I WILL CERTAINLY LOOK DOG UP. HE IS A ROLL MODEL.

2374 days ago
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Kathleen Mathews    

Thank you, Thank you, Thank you to whom ever made the decision to bring The Dog back. I like so many others have missed his show so bad. He is a good guy. If I had tobe hunted down by a bounty hunter, I sure would rather it be him and his posse than anyone else. I know he truely cares about people, good and bad alike. Say what you will about a mistake that he made, it does not alter the fact that he is a deeply soulful spiritual person and everyone deserves another chance. Welcome back Dog!!!

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