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Oh Snap! CBS Disses ABC For Glass House Controversy Via Biting Fake Press Release

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And the battle between the networks is officially on like Donkey Kong.

CBS and ABC aren't exactly BFFs these days, thanks to ABC's Big Brother-esque new reality show The Glass House, which debuted earlier this week and currently has the two networks in the middle of a nasty legal battle.

In a surprising (and totally awesome) move, CBS released a satirical press release announcing their new reality series (described as "a completely original reality program that owes its concept…to nobody at all") Dancing On the Stars. Sound familiar? 

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Here's the official announcement released issued by CBS in all its snarky glory:

CBS ANNOUNCES DEVELOPMENT OF "DANCING ON THE STARS," 
AN EXCITING AND COMPLETELY ORIGINAL REALITY PROGRAM THAT OWES ITS CONCEPT AND EXECUTION TO NOBODY AT ALL

       Los Angeles, June 21, 2012 – Subsequent to recent developments in the creative and legal community, CBS Television today felt it was appropriate to reveal the upcoming launch of an exciting, ground-breaking and completely original new reality program for the CBS Television Network.

        The dazzling new show, DANCING ON THE STARS, will be broadcast live from theHollywood Forever Cemetery, and will feature moderately famous and sort of well-known people you almost recognize competing for big prizes by dancing on the graves of some ofHollywood's most iconic and well-beloved stars of stage and screen.

        The cemetery, the first in Hollywood, was founded in 1899 and now houses the remains of Andrew "Fatty" Arbuckle, producer Cecil B. DeMille, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., Paul Muni, Benjamin "Bugsy" Siegel, George Harrison of the Beatles and Dee Dee Ramone of the Ramones, among many other great stars of stage, screen and the music business. The company noted that permission to broadcast from the location is pending, and that if efforts in that regard are unsuccessful, approaches will be made to Westwood Village Memorial Park, where equally scintillating luminaries are interred.

        "This very creative enterprise will bring a new sense of energy and fun that's totally unlike anything anywhere else, honest," said a CBS spokesperson, who also revealed that the Company has been working with a secret team for several months on the creation of the series, which was completely developed by the people at CBS independent of any other programming on the air. "Given the current creative and legal environment in the reality programming business, we're sure nobody will have any problem with this title or our upcoming half-hour comedy for primetime, POSTMODERN FAMILY."

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