Reality TV Airdate Schedule News - January 2003
As we reported earlier, CBS has announced that it has decided to bring back "Star Search" for another nine episode run -- starting February 19th. Why should "Amazing Race" fans care about this news -- because as a result of the extended run for "Star Search," "The Amazing Race 4" might find itself without an available timeslot until late Spring 2003!
Second 'Star Search' run to begin February 19th on CBS, Spring 2003 airing of 'The Amazing Race 4' may be delayed as a resultJanuary 28, 2003
Variety reports that on Monday CBS ordered a second nine episode run of its revived "Star Search" series. The second run of the series will begin on Wednesday, February 19th at 8PM -- only days after the first run's February 6th finale.
Variety reports that ABC Family has caught "Dance Fever" and is reviving the 1980s dance competition series. According to Variety, ABC Family has ordered 13 hour-long episodes of the series and could begin airing them as early as June 2003.
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Variety reports that during Wednesday's Television Critics Association press tour, ABC announced that the third edition of its "The Bachelor" reality series will premiere Wednesday, March 26, 2003 at 9PM ET.
ABC's 'All American Girl' to premiere Wednesday March 12th at 9PM, then move to 10PM slot and air after 'Bachelor 3'January 16, 2003
Variety reports that ABC has announced that after its current Wednesday night reality slate of "The Bachelorette" and "Celebrity Mole: Hawaii" conclude, it has scheduled the "All American Girl" reality beauty pageant series and the third edition of its "The Bachelor" series.
Reuters reports that ABC announced at Wednesday's Television Critics Association press tour that ABC's surprise hit one-time "Extreme Makeover" special, which did so well in the ratings when it aired that it was re-aired the following week, will return for six episodes in the spring.
Reuters reports that ABC announced at Wednesday's Television Critics Association press tour that would-be hunks and babes will open competition in their "Are You Hot: The Search for America's Sexiest People," reality series on Thursday, February 13th at 9PM ET.
ABC revises 'I'm a Celebrity - Get Me Out of Here!' airdate schedule, backs off from Thursday 8PM ET airings vs. 'Survivor: The Amazon'January 16, 2003
Wow, ABC can't decide what to do... first they go to court against CBS in order to be able to air their rip-off "I'm a Celebrity - Get Me Out of Here!" series, then they go and cast folks that stretch the definition of the word "celebrity," then yesterday they announce that as part of the show's 15-nights-in-a-row "Olympics"-like airing schedule the series would air opposite CBS' "Survivor: The Amazon" during it's two Thursday airings.
In addition to formally revealing the names of the sixteen castaways participanting in the upcoming "Survivor: The Amazon" -- identities you already knew if you visited our site on Friday, -- CBS also announced that the series will premiere on Thursday, February 13th at 8PM ET with a special 90 minute edition of the show.
Seymore Butts' 'Family Business' adult reality series to premiere on Showtime on Saturday February 22thJanuary 11, 2003
SHOWTIME cable channel has announced that following the airing of the "Tyson vs. Etienne" boxing match live from Memphis, TN on Saturday, February 22, 2003, it will premiere the network's new reality series, "Family Business."
FOX has announced that it will air an encore special of the first two episodes of its new hit "Joe Millionaire" reality series on Thursday, January 16 from 8-10PM ET.
Variety reports that FOX will air an upcoming special entitled "Bridezilla" that will feature a full hour of what the network is calling "matrimonial monsters" who wreak havoc on their loved ones as they prepare to walk down the aisle.
Variety reports that nothing's official yet, but the ABC is in negotiations to order about six additional episodes of the "Extreme Makeover" before-and-after reality hour in which civilians are radically reconstructed, often via plastic surgery.
ABC has announced that two of its most engaging reality series are coming to ABC Family beginning January 13, "The Bachelorette" (7:00 - 8:00 PM ET/PT) and "Celebrity Mole Hawaii" (9:00 - 10:00 PM ET/PT).
ABC Family to launch Monday reality block with 'My Life Is A Sitcom' and 'The Last Resort starting January 20th'January 4, 2003
Tune-in to reality on Monday, January 20, as ABC Family premieres its Monday night reality block with two anticipated original primetime reality series "My Life Is A Sitcom" (8:00 - 8:30 PM ET/PT) and "The Last Resort" (8:30 - 9:00 PM ET/PT).
NBC has announced that it will complete its multi-city search for the nation’s best male and female professional and aspiring comedians (18 years of age and older) with open auditions in five cities. The talent search has begun with a series of auditions across the country that will determine the laugh-out-loud contestants who will compete in the network’s upcoming “Last Comic Standing” series hosted by actor/comedian Jay Mohr (“Mohr Sports”). Successful searches in Chicago and St. Louis have already been completed.