Second season of 'Dog Eat Dog' to premiere on May 27th
By Reality TV World staff, 05/21/2003
NBC has announced that it will launch the second season of “Dog Eat Dog” -- one of last year's biggest summer hits -- with special back to back episodes on Tuesday, May 27 (8-10 p.m. ET). Host Brooke Burns (“Baywatch”) will return for the second season.
Each one-hour episode of "Dog Eat Dog" pits six players against one another in a game in which the final “top dog,” the winner, may actually be the biggest surprise. Every episode, six new contestants begin the game by spending a day together, undergoing various tests of intellect and brawn, so that as a result they may judge each other’s strengths and weaknesses. Re-convening the next day on the elaborate “Dog Eat Dog” stage, they then set out to find the “top dog,” someone who could walk home with $25,000 in prize money.
With one of the largest and most challenging indoor stunt sets ever seen on a network game show, the “Dog Eat Dog” stage features a more than 30-ft. tall tower and a 300,000-gallon swimming tank. Built to accommodate the most demanding stunts and games, this daunting environment forces players to mine their endurance, strength and wits.
Premiering in the summer of 2002, “Dog Eat Dog” was NBC's top-rated new program in total viewers and adults 18-49 and ranked third among all programs for the summer in the key 18-49 category, behind only Fox's two editions of "American Idol."
"Dog Eat Dog" -- from the producer of NBC's hit "Fear Factor" and the producer of "Weakest Link" -- is a production of NBC Studios in association with BBC-Worldwide. Matt Kunitz ("Fear Factor") and Stuart Krasnow ("Weakest Link") are the executive producers.