From NBC - NBC has picked up three freshman alternative series as "The Marriage Ref," "Minute to Win It" and "Who Do You Think You Are?" are renewed for the 2010-11 season. The announcement was made today by Paul Telegdy, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, NBC and Universal Media Studios.
"All of these new series have demonstrated increasing popularity and generated far-reaching interest among viewers," said Telegdy. "Equally important, each has a compelling and innovative format, and a second season will allow these shows to grow creatively and attract an even wider audience."
The competition series "Minute to Win It" hosted by Guy Fieri is averaging a 2.0 rating, 6 share in adults 18-49 and 6.0 million viewers overall in "most current" results for its regular Sunday telecasts to date. Those "Minute To Win It" Sunday editions have been building from half-hour to half-hour by an average of 29 percent in 18-49 rating and 25 percent in total viewers. A "Minute To Win It" encore also ran in the 8 p.m. ET hour on Wednesday of last week and finished #2 among the major networks in the time period in adults 18-49 and total viewers.
All new episode of Minute to Win It airs Wednesday, April 7, 2010 at 8pm/7c.
New! Episode 106 - Los Angeles fire fighter Cedrick Cleveland begins with the Fish Head challenge where he must put a lampshade on his head with a fishing rod while being blindfolded. In order to move on, Cedric must beat the "Mouth-To-Mouth" challenge, where he will have to pull a dollar bill from between two bottles balanced on top of each other.
The next Open Casting Calls for Minute to Win It -
SATURDAY, APRIL 10TH in SAN DIEGO
Seau's The Restaurant
1640 Camino Del Rio North #1376
San Diego, CA. 92108
11am - 3pm
SATURDAY, APRIL 17TH
Fashion Furniture- River Park
255 West El Paso
Fresno, CA 93711
11am - 3pm
See NBC.com/casting for more information on how to be on Minute to Win It.
If and when audience tickets become available, I'll let you know.