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NBC Announces Summer Reality Slate

Apr 28, 2005  •  Post A Comment

NBC announced Thursday it would premiere four new reality series and bring back new installments of its “Average Joe” and “Biggest Loser” franchises.

On Tuesday June 21 at 8 p.m. (ET) NBC will launch the two-hour premiere of “I Want to be a Hilton,” which features Kathy Hilton (Paris and Nicky’s mom) picking one of 14 contestants to spend a year living as a member of the ubiquitous family. “Hilton” will move to a one-hour 9 p.m. run starting June 28.

On June 28 at 8 p.m., the network is debuting “Average Joe 4: The Joes Strike Back,” the fourth installment of the show that takes beautiful women and offers them the chance to compete for a mate among a pack of ordinary-looking men.

David E. Kelley’s eight-episode foray into the unscripted arena begins Wednesday, July 27 at 8 p.m. with “The Law Firm,” where trial attorney Roy Black supervises competing attorneys in trials that have real cases, judges and juries.

On August 3, “Firm” moves to 9 p.m., with “Meet Mister Mom,” a show that has dads taking care of their families while their wives spend a week relaxing, opening the night at 8 p.m.

On Tuesday, August 9 at 8 p.m., “Biggest Loser 2” opens with a 90-minute premiere, followed at 9:30 p.m. by “Tommy Lee Goes to College,” which features the Mötley Crüe star enrolling at the University of Nebraska.