The new reality TV competition series My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad which was originally scheduled to debut on Monday, February 18 from 8 PM to 9 PM on NBC has been moved back an hour to 9 PM to 10 PM. An original episode of Deal or No Deal will air in the 8 PM to 9 PM time slot to provide a strong lead-in for My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad.
My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad is a fun-filled, family-friendly competition series from the producers of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader and The Biggest Loser. The show is hosted by Dan Cortese of MTV Sports fame. In the series, dads will compete with their kids in a series of unique challenges. In addition to bragging rights, the winning dad will receive money for his child’s future.
Next week, the show will shift into its regular 8 PM to 9PM time period on Monday nights.
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NBC has announced the official premiere dates for a new reality competition series and a new reality game show series. After American Gladiators finishes its current run, My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad will premiere on Monday, February 18 from 8 PM to 9 PM ET. The Baby Borrowers which was originally scheduled to premiere on February 18 is moving to a later date to be announced.
Also, after the season finale of 1 Vs. 100, Amne$ia will premiere on Friday, February 22 from 9 PM to 10 PM ET. After Amne$ia’s premiere, the show will move to its regular 8 PM to 9 PM time slot on Friday.
Craig Plestis, Executive Vice President of Alternative Programming, Development and Specials at NBC Entertainment made the announcement. “If you love the competitive energy of American Gladiators and the outrageous challenges of Fear Factor, you’ll love My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad,” said Plestis. “Combined with our hilarious new quiz show Amne$ia, viewers aren’t going to want to miss this great week of reality premieres.”
In My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad, dads and their respective son or daughter take part in challenges that test dad’s strength, intelligence, and how he works together with his son or daughter. In addition to bragging rights, the winning dad will get money that can be used for his child’s future. The series will be hosted by Dan Cortese.
In Amne$ia, contestants are asked to answer a variety of questions from their own life for money. The series will be hosted by talk show host Dennis Miller, and the series is produced by Mark Burnett Productions.
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My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad is a family-friendly competition series
from the producers of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? (Mark Burnett
Productions) and NBC’s "The Biggest Loser" (Reveille). In the show,
Dads will compete as a team with their son or daughter in a series of
entertaining and unique stunt-driven challenges. In addition to
bragging rights, the winning family will walk away with prize money for
their children’s future.
Two of the top reality TV production companies are teaming up for a
brand new reality game show for NBC. Mark Burnett Productions, who
produces Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader, and Reveille, who produces
The Biggest Loser, are creating My Dad Is Better Than Your Dad.