I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt Can't Get Enough of Reality TV

As filming for yet another Hills season draws to a close, Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt just can’t get enough publicity so they are joining a new reality series set to air on NBC called “I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here”. The format of the new show will be one all TV fans will be well familiar with, since D-list celebrities will be forced to live off the land and earn luxuries through challenges, just like Survivor. The new US series follows in the footsteps of the popular UK version of the show, and this series which starts in June will feature Heidi Montag and Spencer Pratt of course; as well as Sanjaya (think American Idol), Torrie Wilson, Steven Baldwin, Janice Dickinson and John Salley.

No word yet if a Canadian television station will be picking up I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here for those that don’t receive NBC’s programming, but we’ll keep you posted.

From a Press Release:

One-hour alternative series

Series Premiere, Monday, June 1st 8/7c

It’s the ultimate Swiss Family Robinson as ten celebrities are dropped into the heart of the jungle to face fun and comedic challenges designed to test their survival skills. America is the puppetmaster, controlling their favorite celebrities by putting them into challenges and tasks to win food, supplies and luxury items. In each episode, friendships will be tested, hilarity will ensue and viewers will decide which celebrities stay or go. The last remaining star will be crowned King or Queen of the Jungle, winning a substantial cash prize for their favorite charity.

America has never seen a show like this before. Television has never been programmed like this before. Don’t miss a minute of this ultimate three-week event.

In a unique scheduling move, “I’m A Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!” will air at 8 p.m. over four weeks in June. The new series will debut as a two-hour television event on Monday, June 1 (8-10 p.m. ET) and will follow with broadcasts on Mondays through Thursdays (8-9 p.m. ET) for the first three weeks. During the fourth week of June, the series will be telecast Monday through Wednesday (8-9 p.m. ET) with the finale on Wednesday, June 24 (8-9 p.m. ET).

 

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Beth Hodgson is a freelance writer and editor (www.writesourcing.com) based in the Greater Toronto Area, Canada. Writing to keep the public informed is her passion; and who doesn't love Canadian TV?
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