NBC goes for second Average
Wednesday, November 26, 2003
LOS ANGELES -- Average Joes everywhere are celebrating.
NBC says it will premiere a second edition of its reality show Average Joe soon after the current series ends.
"We thought we had something special there, and we put a second cycle in the can before Average Joe ever went on the air," says NBC Entertainment president Jeff Zucker.
Average Joe, which airs Mondays, has been a minor hit for NBC, drawing a little over 10 million viewers a week in the U.S. On the show, former Kansas City Chiefs cheerleader Melana Scantlin chooses from a group of guys who don't conform to the typical dating-show aesthetic standards.