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CBS Schedules Four Summer Reality Series

May 6, 2005  •  Post A Comment

In June and July, CBS will launch three new reality series and debut the sixth installment of its traditional summer reality show “Big Brother.”

On Tuesday, June 7, at 9 p.m. (ET) the network will debut “Fire Me … Please,” a four-episode series that follows two people starting new jobs on the same day with the goal of intentionally getting fired by 3 p.m. in order to win $25,000. “Fire Me” is from LMNO Productions and Magic Molehill Productions in association with BBC Worldwide.

A special 90-minute episode of “The Cut” starring fashion designer Tommy Hilfiger debuts Thursday, June 9, at 8 p.m. The four-episode series follows 16 contestants vying for a shot to design their own collection under the Hilfiger label. “Cut” is produced by Lions Gate Television in association with Pilgrim Films and Television.

“Big Brother” returns for its sixth installment Thursday, July 7, at 8 p.m. with the first of the show’s three weekly broadcasts. The show will be broadcast Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. “Brother” is an Arnold Shapiro and Allison Grodner Production in association with Endemol U.S.A.

On Monday, July 11, “Rock Star: INXS” premieres at 9 p.m., for a three-times-a-week run to find the new lead singer of the Australian rock band. Monday episodes will focus on the contestants’ life in their shared Hollywood Hills home, Tuesdays will feature a performance competition and Wednesdays will feature a contestant elimination. The series is produced by Mark Burnett Productions.