Reality TV Airdate Schedule News - May 2006
NBC has announced that Fear Factor, originally scheduled to return to the airwaves on June 6, will now return to the network's schedule on Tuesday, June 13 at 8PM ET/PT. An encore episode of Last Comic Standing 4's open auditions, originally broadcast last night, will fill Fear Factor's June 6 time period.
Less than two weeks after unveiling its Fall 2006 schedule, NBC -- candidly admitting that it is reacting to the subsequent fall schedules released by ABC, CBS, and Fox -- has released an "adjusted" 2006-2007 primetime program schedule that shuffles every weeknight and moves the network's The Biggest Loser reality series into the Wednesdays 9PM ET/PT time period opposite ABC's Lost.
NBC has announced that Fear Factor, pulled from the airwaves after an unsuccessful relaunch attempt this past winter, will return to the airwaves with thirteen all-new episodes beginning Tuesday, June 6 at 8PM ET/PT.
The May-December romance of Christopher "Peter Brady" Knight and "America's Next Top Model" Adrianne Curry is entering a new phase.
Fox has announced that Duets, a new Simon Cowell-created reality series that will pairs established singing stars with celebrities outside the music industry, will premiere in September.
Fox has announced that the second season of So You Think You Can Dance, the network's American Idol-like reality series that searches for America's best undiscovered dancing talent, will debut Thursday, May 25 at 8PM ET/PT with a special two-hour premiere.
As expected, ABC has announced that the third edition of Dancing with the Stars, the smash-hit reality ballroom dancing competition that aired its first two editions as summer and midseason programming, will air as part of the network's 2006-2007 fall programming lineup.
CBS has revealed additional details about its upcoming Big Brother 7: All-Stars series, announcing that it will reveal the identities of the twenty former houseguests that viewers will be able to vote into this summer's house during a casting special that it will broadcast on Wednesday, June 21 at 8PM ET/PT.
One year after announcing that it would air two The Apprentice editions on its Fall 2005 schedule, NBC has unveiled a completely Apprentice-less Fall 2006 schedule.
After two years that saw its initial edition debut as late fall replacement programming and its second edition originally scheduled to premiere as late summer programming, NBC has finally revealed an initial fall schedule that includes The Biggest Loser.
CBS announced Friday that this summer's seventh Big Brother edition, now officially titled Big Brother 7: All-Stars, will premiere on Thursday, July 6 at 8PM ET/PT. The tentpole of a Summer 2006 unscripted programming lineup that will see the network broadcast up to seven hours of new original programming a week, Big Brother 7 will also air Tuesdays at 8PM ET/PT and Saturdays at 9PM ET/PT.
CBS announced Friday that Rock Star: Supernova, this summer's new edition of the Mark Burnett-created Rock Star: INXS reality talent competition that the network aired last summer, will premiere on Wednesday, July 5 at 8PM ET/PT.
E! has announced that The Simple Life: 'Till Death Do Us Part, the fourth edition of the Paris Hilton and Nicole Richie reality comedy series that previously aired on Fox, will premiere Sunday, June 4 at 10PM ET/PT.
"Top Chef" has been so sweet for Bravo, the cable network Tuesday extended the cooking competition's current run and renewed it for a second season.