ABC renews 'Secret Millionaire,' swaps debut dates
But wait! There’s more! With ABC’s 2011-12 season, you also get: Another round of Secret Millionaire.
Sources say ABC has renewed the popular reality show for a second or third season, depending on how you look at it. The show originally premiered on Fox a couple of years ago, did OK, then jumped to ABC where it flourished in their Sunday lineup. The show follows successful businesspeople as they go undercover in poor neighborhoods looking for those deserving some support.
ABC is also switching around some of their summer reality premiere dates. Here’s the new lineup:
New series 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show is moving to Tuesdays at 9 p.m. starting June 21.
The series premiere of Expedition Impossible and season two premiere of Rookie Blue switch to Thursday, June 23.Wipeout has a special on June 21 and the season premiere on June 23, both at 8 p.m. And finally, the summer premiere of ABC’s new series Take the Money and Run moves to Tuesday, Aug. 2 at 9 p.m.
ABC, of course, made a ton of news today, cancelling, ordering and renewing shows right before their upfront. Here’s a rundown.