"Dog Eat Dog" NBC Press Release
BURBANK, Calif. -– February 6, 2003 -– NBC puts the bite on a second season of its top-rated new program from last summer with the return of reality series “Dog Eat Dog” in a preview on Monday, Feb. 24 (10-11 p.m. ET) followed the next night with its regularly scheduled season premiere on Tuesday, Feb. 25 (8-9 p.m. ET).
The competition-based series was renewed for a second season of 13 episodes last August.
Brooke Burns (“Baywatch”) hosts “Dog Eat Dog,” a reality game show in which six contestants first spend a day undergoing various tests of intellect and brawn to judge each other’s strengths and weaknesses. They then gather the next day on the elaborate stage to see if the "top dog" will walk away with $25,000 or if the other five players will split that amount amongst themselves.
“Dog Eat Dog” was NBC's top-rated new program last summer in total viewers and adults 18-49 and ranked third among all programs for the summer in the key 18-49 category, behind only Fox's two editions of "American Idol."
"Dog Eat Dog" -- from the producer of NBC's hit "Fear Factor" and the producer of "Weakest Link" -- is a production of NBC Studios in association with BBC-Worldwide. Matt Kunitz ("Fear Factor") and Stuart Krasnow ("Weakest Link") are the executive producers.