Reality TV Airdate Schedule News - March 2003
Reuters reports that ABC has announced that it has placed its George Hamilton-hosted reality show "The Family" on hiatus and canceled its new archeological adventure "Veritas: The Quest" series. Like most of the ABC lineup, both new shows have struggled in the ratings, and ABC said the spate of recent news preemptions and scheduling changes had made it too difficult to promote and build audiences for them.
CBS has announced that it will broadcast the remaining categories from the previously interrupted "Star Search" finale during the premiere edition of the series third round of competition on Wednesday, April 2 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT tape delayed) on the CBS Television Network.
Due to pre-emption due to CBS News' war coverage on Wednesday evening, CBS has announced that it will re-air the 6th episode of "Survivor: The Amazon" on Sunday, March 23rd for Mountain and Pacific time zone viewers. Below is CBS's revised primetime schedule for Sunday, March 23:
Variety reports that "Surf Girls," a new weekly, 30-minute reality project that we reported on earlier, will premiere May 12, 2003 at 10:30PM.
President Bush has announced that he will hold a news conference tonight at 8PM ET. CBS has announced that their entire primetime line-up (SURVIVOR: THE AMAZON, CSI, WITHOUT A TRACE) will air in its entirety immediately following the speech.
Remember Christi, who couldn't stop crying over Aaron? And Shannon, who turned to stone when Alex told her goodbye? And what about Bob and Jamie, two well-liked guys who didn't win Trista's heart? ABC will give you a chance to find out how their lives have changed and what it was really like to go through their television dating experience when the network airs "The Bachelor: Where Are They Now," special on Wednesday, March 19th at 9PM ET.