Reality TV Airdate Schedule News - December 2008
Discovery Channel has announced Treasure Quest, a new reality series that will explore underwater shipwrecks and the artifacts contained within, will premiere Thursday, January 15 at 10PM ET/PT.
MTV has announced that the third season of Randy Jackson Presents America's Best Dance Crew will premiere on Thursday, January 15 at 10PM ET/PT with a special 90-minute episode.
Discovery Channel has announced Man vs. Wild will return with eight new third-season episodes beginning Monday, January 12 at 10PM ET/PT.
Discovery Channel has announced Dirty Jobs' fifth season will premiere on Tuesday, January 6 at 9PM ET/PT.
Sci Fi Channel has announced it has ordered a sixth season of Ghost Hunters, a second season of the show's Ghost Hunters International spinoff, and a six-episode season of Ghost Hunters: New Generation, a new second Ghost Hunters spinoff.
Fox has announced the entire early season broadcast schedule for American Idol's eighth season and confirmed that the season will feature a few format changes that will include two weeks of Hollywood Round broadcasts, the use of 36 semifinalists and the return of a "Wild Card" semifinals round.
Lifetime has announced that it will premiere DietTribe, a new reality series that will follow five female friends who made a commitment to shed their unwanted weight together, on Monday, January 5 at 10PM ET/PT.
VH1 has announced Eddie Griffin: Going for Broke, a new reality series that will follow the comedian as he battles the possibility of bankruptcy, will premiere Monday, January 26 at 10PM ET/PT.
VH1 has announced it will premiere Confessions of a Teen Idol, a new reality series that will follow former teen heartthrobs as they are given the chance to try and reclaim fame, on Sunday, January 4 at 8PM ET/PT.
VH1 has announced Tool Academy, a new reality competition series that will follow a crop of bad-boy male contestants in relationship boot camp, will premiere Sunday, January 11 at 10PM ET/PT.
The CW has revealed the identities of the 13 contestants competing on 13: Fear is Real, a new horror-themed reality competition series that will premiere on Wednesday, January 7 at 8PM ET/PT.
ABC has announced Homeland Security USA, a new reality series that will focus on the work of various border protection agencies in their effort to stop illegal smuggling and immigration, will premiere Tuesday, January 6 at 8PM ET/PT.
A&E has announced The Exterminators, a new reality series that will document a family as they run a Louisiana-based pest removal company, will premiere Wednesday, January 7 at 10:30PM ET/PT.
NBC has announced that the second season of The Celebrity Apprentice -- the eighth overall installment of the Donald Trump-hosted reality competition series -- will premiere on Sunday, March 1 at 9PM ET/PT.
ABC has announced that Dancing with the Stars' eighth season will premiere with a two-hour performance episode on Monday, March 9 at 8PM ET/PT.
There's apparently going to be double The Donald this winter.
CBS has announced The Amazing Race's fourteenth edition will premiere on Sunday, February 15 at 8PM ET/PT.
CBS has announced that Survivor's eighteenth edition -- which the network is currently only terming Survivor 18 -- will premiere on Thursday, February 12 at 8PM ET/PT.