CBS Creates Saturday Morning Block Aimed at Teens, With Shows From Jamie Oliver, Laila Ali THR
CBS is creating a three-hour Saturday morning programming block aimed at teens, with shows featuring TV chef Jamie Oliver and sports personality Laila Ali, The Hollywood Reporter's Live Feed reports.
The block will debut Sept. 28 and comes out of a partnership with independent TV producer-distributor Litton Entertainment. The programming will be branded as "The CBS Dream Team, It's Epic!"
The shows will be aimed at viewers 13-16, and will focus on themes such as healthy eating and people with significant achievements, the story adds.
Oliver's show is called "Jamie Oliver's 15-Minute Meals," and will feature the chef making quick meals while delivering nutritional information.
Other shows include "All In with Laila Ali," where Ali will profile inspirational people, and "Lucky Dog," featuring animal trainer Brandon McMillan, in which he rescues untrained dogs and helps them find homes.