Reality TV Airdate Schedule News - December 2004
ABC has announced the Supernanny, its American version of the hit British reality series of the same name, will premiere January 17 at 10 PM ET/PT.
Fox has announced that its My Big Fat Obnoxious Boss reality parody series which last aired on Sunday, December 12 versus CBS's special Sunday night finale of Survivor: Vanuatu and was preempted on December 19, has been put on hiatus until January.
Looking to shake the show's format up a bit after The Apprentice's first two seasons initially featured teams divided by sex, NBC announced Thursday that The Apprentice 3 will feature two teams divided into well-educated professionals and hardworking entrepreneurs who have succeeded despite possessing only a high school diploma
In an announcement that at first glance would appear to push the bounds of bad taste in ways not seen since it announced and later canceled its Seriously, Dude, I'm Gay reality special this spring, Fox has announced that it will air Who's Your Daddy?, a reality series pilot that features a young adopted woman attempting to win $100,000 by picking her biological father from among a group of masquerading impostors.
Missed an episode of UPN's America's Next Top Model 3? If so here's your chance to see it -- VH1 (one of UPN's Viacom sister networks) has announced that in preparation for Top Model 3's upcoming December 15 finale, it will air an eleven-hour marathon of the show's entire third season starting at 11AM ET/PT on Saturday, December 15.
NBC and Sports Illustrated have announced that Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Model Search, their new Top Model-like reality modeling competition series that was first announced in August, will premiere on Wednesday, January 5 at 8PM ET/PT.
What would happen if you cast a college student as the star of ABC's The Bachelor, added a couple of minor twists, and then moved the show's setting to a college campus setting? Viewers will find out soon -- The WB will premiere Big Man On Campus, a new six-episode reality relationship series from Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss, on Wednesday, December 15 at 8PM ET/PT.
High School Reunion: Fort Lauderdale, the third edition of The WB's High School Reunion series, will premiere tonight, November 7 at 9PM ET/PT.
CBS has announced that The Will, a new reality series from Bachelor creator Mike Fleiss, will premiere on Saturday, January 8 at 8PM ET/PT.
CBS, which hasn't introduced a new reality series since Simon Cowell's Cupid reality dating series aired to lukewarm ratings in Summer 2003, has announced that it will premiere two new reality shows in January, Wickedly Perfect and The Will.
Despite witnessing Fox's The Next Great Champ copycat series draw dismal ratings, it looks like NBC and Survivor and The Apprentice producer Mark Burnett are still looking for a fight. A Nielsen fight. NBC announced last week that The Contender, Burnett's highly-publicized reality boxing series that had its premise copied by Fox, will premiere in late February -- and air regularly versus Fox's American Idol ratings heavyweight.
CBS has two new reality shows set for debut in January, with competitors in "The Will" striving for an inheritance and those in "Wickedly Perfect" vying to be the next Martha Stewart.
Nick Lachey and Jessica Simpson may not be just-married anymore, but that hasn't stopped MTV from signing them up for a third season of "Newlyweds."
CBS has announced that Survivor: Vanuatu's finale episode will air on Sunday, December 12 instead of its regular Thursday evening time period.