'Armed & Famous' series to premiere Jan. 10 on CBS
"Armed & Famous," the reality series featuring five celebrities serving as Muncie Indiana police officers, will begin airing on the CBS-TV network beginning Wednesday, Jan. 10. Once the celebrities complete their police training, they will accompany officers on "ride-alongs." At that point, the celebrities will be carrying guns.
Erik Estrada, La Toya Jackson, Jack Osbourne and Jason "Wee-Man" Acuna and Trish Stratus will star in the reality series along with Muncie police officers and citizens.
The premiere episode will air 8-9 p.m. on Jan. 10, to be followed by a second original episode on Thursday, Jan. 11, also beginning at 8 p.m. The series will move to its regular time slot, Wednesdays at 8 p.m., on Jan. 17.
A CBS press release did not specify how many episodes are planned.
Filming for the series is under way and expected to continue through mid-January.