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“The World’s Best”, “Million Dollar Mile” headline CBS mid-season reality slate

American commercial broadcaster CBS is bolstering its unscripted programming with new and returning titles slated for mid-season, including series premieres of The World’s Best and Million Dollar Mile. The World’s Best (pictured), hosted ...
November 27, 2018

American commercial broadcaster CBS is bolstering its unscripted programming with new and returning titles slated for mid-season, including series premieres of The World’s Best and Million Dollar Mile.

The World’s Best (pictured), hosted by James Corden, will have its series premiere Feb. 3 at 10 p.m. ET/7 p.m. PT, immediately after the Super Bowl. The series sees accomplished experts from every field of entertainment vying for the title ‘The World’s Best.’

It is produced by MGM Television and Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television. Executive producers are Mark BurnettMike Darnell, Alison Holloway, Brooke KarzenBarry Poznick and Dan Sacks

Million Dollar Mile will have its series premiere March 27 at 9 p.m. PT/ET. The series features “the most challenging obstacle course ever designed” and will test everyday athletes’ physical and mental toughness. On top of that, they will compete against a group of elite athletes tasked with standing between them and a cash prize.

The series is executive produced by Allison Grodner and Rich Meehan with Fly on the Wall Entertainment, LeBron James and Maverick Carter with SpringHill Entertainment, in association with Warner Horizon Unscripted & Alternative Television.

Meanwhile, several reality mainstays will be returning to CBS mid-season: Big Brother: Celebrity Edition will have its second season premiere on Jan. 21 at 8 p.m. ET/PT., with the season finale slated for Feb. 13 at 9 p.m.; while reality TV juggernaut Survivor will premiere its 38th season on Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. ET/PT., with the season finale slated for May 15 at 8 p.m. And finally, CBS will premiere the 31st season of The Amazing Race May 22 at 8 p.m. ET/PT.

About The Author
Senior staff writer Frederick Blichert comes to realscreen with a background as a journalist and freelance film critic. He has previously written for VICE, Paste Magazine, Senses of Cinema, Xtra, Canadian Cinematographer and elsewhere. He holds a Master of Arts in film studies from Carleton University and a Master of Journalism from the University of British Columbia.

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