One of the wackiest, most physically demanding reality competition series, ABC’s Wipeout is coming back for a seventh season – with one big difference: lucky seven will be a Tournament of Champions event! The new season will also have new, specially themed episodes – like a chance to win a date with Jill Wagner, and the return of some of big favorites – like Bosses & Employees.
A premiere date is yet to be announced. Follow the jump to check out the press release.
Continue reading Big Balls Bouncing Back–ABC Gives Wipeout Seventh Season!
ABC announced it summer 2112 schedule today and it’s 89% reality-based programming. Of the nine new and returning series, only one is a scripted, fictional series – Rookie Blue [and drama doesn’t get much lighter than that…].
New are Duets, a singing competition for duos – with a twist; Trust Us with Your Life, wherein celebrities reminiscing about their lives – and improv comics performing their takes on those reminiscences; and Final Witness, which will examine one murder each week – from the victims perspective – and will combine interviews with scripted re-enactments.
Besides Rookie Blue, returning series include: Secret Millionaire, Extreme Makeover: Weight Loss Edition, Wipeout, Bachelor Pad and The Bachelorette.
The summer premiere dates and full series descriptions follow the jump.
Continue reading ABC Announces 2012 Summer Schedule!
ABC announced the eight shows that will comprise the additions to its mid-season schedule – including one sitcom [Work It, four reality shows [Celebrity Wife Swap, Wipeout, Shark Tank and the next round of Dancing With the Stars] and three hour-long shows [The River, GCB and Missing].
Network descriptions for the new shows and premiere dates – all Eastern Time – follow the jump.
Continue reading ABC Unveils Mid-Season Premieres!
ABC announced their summer schedule today and to no one’s surprise, it had two more scripted series than NBC – which is to say, two scripted series – along with eight mostly mind-numbing reality shows. Returning shows include: Rookie Blue, Wipeout, Bachelor Pad and The Bachelorette. New shows include: The Hot Zone, 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show, Expedition Impossible, Take the Money and Run, Extreme Makeover: Weight-Loss Edition and America’s Karaoke Challenge.
The press release follows the jump.
Continue reading ABC’s Summer 2011 Schedule Includes Two Scripted and Eight Unscripted Shows!