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Bravo’s ‘Million Dollar Listing: Miami’ gets a premiere date


Million Dollar Listing: Miami is in the house! Bravo has announced a premiere date: 9 p.m. on June 25 (that’s a Wednesday). Watch three luxury real estate agents, Chad Carroll, Chris Leavitt and Sam Debianchi battle it out in the cutthroat world of finding high-end places for people to live.

Debianchi, who owns a company (naturally) named after herself, is the only true local of the bunch. This fast learner grew up in Fort Lauderdale and graduated from Florida Atlantic University at age 20, and earned her MBA from Nova Southeastern at 22. Debianchi also writes a real estate advice column for the Sun Sentinel.

Car talk

Mmm, Yeah singer Austin Mahone has another project besides his music, and it’s on the altruistic side. The pop star has teamed up with with The Allstate Foundation’s #GetThereSafe program, educating teens on safe driving habits and encouraging them to get to their destinations in one piece. Through Aug. 8, high schoolers have a chance to win a meet-and-greet with Mahone by showing off their rockin’ behind-the-wheel skills. How cool would an Instagram pic with Mahone be? Just don’t post it while you’re operating heavy machinery. Visit to download the #GetThereSafe app.

On the tube

There are a lot of bright and sunny days ahead for John Gerard. CBS4 has hired the veteran meteorologist to anchor the weekend forecasts at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m. Start date is June 15, just in time for the long, hot summer. Gerard, a certified broadcast meteorologist who has worked at WPLG and WTVJ, will also serve as the main fill-in for Chief Meteorologist Craig Setzer.

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