Reality TV Airdate Schedule News - March 2007
Despite his death in September 2006, famed Crocodile Hunter Steve Irwin will reportedly still be there for his 8-year-old daughter Bindi when her new television series launches this June on Discovery Kids Channel.
Foul-mouthed British chef Gordon Ramsay will be in the kitchen a little earlier then was originally scheduled this summer -- Fox has announced that the third season of Hell's Kitchen will now make its premiere on Monday, June 4 at 9PM ET/PT, three weeks earlier than the network had previously announced.
TV Land has announced that its revival of High School Reunion -- a reality series that previously aired three editions on the now defunct The WB -- will premiere Wednesday, August 8.
First this week's performance episode received some extra minutes, now some of American Idol's upcoming results shows are reportedly getting the same treatment.
Looking at the news, viewers may think there the ones being Punk'd.
Although the fourth season of Dancing with the Stars went out of its way to try waltz out of the same time periods as the sixth season of American Idol, Fox -- clearly having other ideas -- has decided to go out of its way to try and step on ABC's toes.
After previously announcing that it would debut on May 16, Fox has now announced that On the Lot, Mark Burnett and Steven Spielberg's new American Idol-like movie-making reality competition series, will now premiere with two one-hour audition episodes on Tuesday, May 22 at 9PM ET/PT and Thursday, May 24 at 9PM ET/PT.
Given the military background of its star -- Andy Baldwin, a 30-year-old U.S. Navy Lieutenant and undersea medical officer stationed in Pearl Harbor, HI -- one would assume the premiere episode of the tenth season of The Bachelor would be more timely.
VH1 has announced the premiere of Flavor of Love Girls: Charm School starring Mo'Nique, a new reality competition series that will feature 13 of Flava Flav's spurned former Flavor of Love suitors attempting to transform from foul-mouthed floozies into respectable ladies. Originally announced by VH1 in early November, Charm School is scheduled to premiere on Sunday, April 15 at 10PM ET/PT.
ABC has announced the premiere of National Bingo Night, a new television show based on the popular pastime regularly played at numerous nursing homes, church halls and casinos across the country. The six-episode series is scheduled to premiere on Friday, May 18 at 9PM ET/PT following the season finale of America's Funniest Home Videos.
Bravo has announced the cast and premiere of Shear Genius, a new Project Runway and Top Chef-like reality competition series that will pit hairstylists against one another to see who can create the most fashionable coiffure.
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A&E has announced the premiere of the second season of Gene Simmons Family Jewels, a reality series that follows the legendary Kiss front-man and his unconventional family. The series is scheduled to premiere with back-to-back half-hour episodes on Sunday, March 25 beginning at 9PM ET/PT.
ABC has announced that the second season of American Inventor, a reality series created by Simon Cowell and the producers of American Idol that looks to find the country's next great invention, will premiere
Wednesday, June 6 at 9PM ET/PT.
ABC has announced the premiere of The Next Best Thing: Who is the Greatest Celebrity Impersonator?, a new reality series that will search to find America's best celebrity impersonators.
A&E has announced the premiere of the third season of Flip This House, a reality series that follows three real-estate moguls as they buy homes and quickly renovate them before flipping them for a profit.
MTV has announced the premiere of Taquita & Kaui, a new reality series that will follow the two former Making the Band 3 hopefuls as they attempt to give showbiz another try, this time in Las Vegas. The series is scheduled to premiere on Monday, April 2 at 10:30PM ET/PT.
Bravo has announced the premiere of the second season of Work Out, a reality series that follows the personal and professional lives of several trainers working at Sky Sport & Spa in Beverly Hills, CA.
A&E has announced the premiere of the second season of Driving Force, a reality series that follows drag-racing legend John Force and his hot-rod loving family as they look to further their reputation in the NHRA. The second season of Driving Force is scheduled to premiere on Tuesday, March 27 at 10PM ET/PT on A&E.
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Still beaming from the two Grammys she took home in mid-Frebruary, American Idol 4 winner Carrie Underwood is scheduled to perform live on the sixth season of the Fox mega-hit this Thursday, March 8 at 8PM ET when the 16 remaining semifinalists are narrowed to 12 finalists.