Fox announces summer premiere dates for new and returning reality TV series!
Paradise Hotel, Fox’s innovative and unscripted dating competition series pits sexy singles against each other in order to remain in paradise for as long as possible. Reality star Kristin Cavallari is tapped to host the new series, which premiered on May 9th with a two-hour special and will air three nights per week on Mondays (9-10PM ET/PT), Wednesdays (9-10PM ET/PT). and Thursdays (8-9PM ET/PT) in an “as it happens” format.
Also debuting is a brand new high-stakes game show called Spin the Wheel! Executive produced by four-time Emmy Award-winning actor and 10-time Grammy Award-winning musician Justin Timberlake, and hosted by actor, director, writer, and comedian Dax Shepard, the show offers contestants the chance to win life-changing fortunes with the spin of a massive and unpredictable wheel. Created by Andrew Glassman and Justin Timberlake, the show is as suspenseful as it is high-energy, mixing pop culture trivia, strategy, and simple luck, all while huge cash prices upwards of $20 million hangs on the line! The show will leave you on the edge of your seat as contests make gut-wrenching decisions to either walk away, or risk it all to “Spin the Wheel” on last time! The brand new game show will debut on Thursday, June 20th (9-10PM ET/PT)
Returning for their third season is Beat Shazam, hosted by Golden Globe and Academy Award-winning actor and musician Jamie Foxx, is an interactive game show that pits teams of two against the clock and each other, as they attempt to identify the biggest hit songs of all time. Whichever team with the most money banked will beat the competition and go against Shazam, the popular song identification app, for a chance to win up to $1 million. Actress, model, and writer Corinne Foxx will return as deejay and celebrity guests who’ve appeared in the series include Mariah Carey, Snoop Dogg, Shaquille O’Neal, Michael Bolton, Smokey Robinson, TLC, and Lance Bass. Catch the season three premiere on Monday, May 20th (8-9PM ET/PT).
MasterChef returns this season, kicking off their milestone 10th season on Wednesday, May 29th (8-9PM ET/PT). Award-winning chef Gordon Ramsay, acclaimed chef Aarón Sánchez, and renowned restaurateur Joe Bastianich will put a new batch of home cooks through a series of challenges and elimination rounds, where one home cook will rise to the top and claim the title of MasterChef and the $250,000 grand prize. “MasterChef” will air two nights per week now, Wednesdays (8-9PM ET/PT) Thursdays (8-9PM ET/PT).
Also returning is the Emmy Award-winning So You Think Can Dance hosted by Cat Deeley returns with an all-new season on Monday, June 10th (9-10 PM ET/PT). Joining fan favorites Nigel Lythgoe and Mary Murphy at the judging table for auditions and the Academy rounds are Emmy Award nominee Laurieann Gibson, Lady Gag’s longtime choreographer and creative director, and Emmy Award winner SYTCH alumn Dominic “D-Trix” Sandoval. Featuring highly skilled dancer between the ages of 18 and 30, contestants complete in contemporary, tap, hip-hop, ballroom, animation, breaking, and more dance styles to rise to the top and secure a place in SYTYCD studio. Each week contestants will be competing for America’s votes and one unlucky dancer will be eliminated each week until one lucky winner is named champion during the season finale.
Finally, the 2018 MISS USA competition is set to air live on Thursday, May 2nd (8-10 PM ET live /PT tape-delayed).
FOX season finales include: “Gotham” (Thursday, April 25, 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT); “The Oriville” (Thursday, April 25, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT); “The Resident” (Monday, May 6, 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT); “Empire” (Wednesday, May 8, 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT); “Star” (Wednesday, May 8, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT); “Last Man Standing” (Friday, May 10, 8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT); “The Cool Kids” (Friday, May 10, 8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT); “Proven Innocent” (Friday, May 10, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT); “The Simpsons” (Sunday, May 12, 8:00-8:30 PM ET/PT); “Bob’s Burgers” (Sunday, May 12, 8:30-9:00 PM ET/PT); “Family Guy” (Sunday, May 12, 9:00-9:30 PM ET/PT); “9-1-1”, at a special time (Monday, May 13, 8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT); “Mental Samurai” (Tuesday, May 21, 9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT); and “MasterChef Juniors”, in a special two-hour episode (Tuesday, June 4, 8:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).