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"STARS EARN STRIPES"
(X) "101/102 AMPHIBIOUS ASSAULT"
08/13/2012 (08:00PM - 10:00PM) (Monday) : The "Stars Earn Stripes" cast gather at a remote training facility where they are introduced to their partner, a current or former member of a military branch or one of our first-responder forces. The teams are challenged to execute a complicated "mission" inspired by actual military exercises. The two teams with the slowest times will compete against one another in a shoot-out and the winning team will move onto the next round of the competition. Hosted by General Wesley Clark (ret) former NATO Supreme Allied Commander, Europe and presidential candidate and Samantha Harris ("Dancing with the Stars"), the show stars Laila Ali, Dean Cain, Terry Crews, Nick Lachey, Todd Palin, Dolvett Quince, Picabo Street and Eve Torres.
SEASON(S): 1 (6 episodes, 0 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: presumably canceled on 4/15/13 as the series was not among abc's summer 2013 plans
DESCRIPTION: (from NBC's press release, June 2012) NBC announced the celebrity cast and hosts of its new alternative series "Stars Earn Stripes" - a fierce and emotionally charged new competition show honoring America's armed forces. The cast includes four-time undefeated world boxing champion Laila Ali, actor Dean Cain ("Out of Time," Five Days of War"), actor and former National Football League player Terry Crews ("The Expendables 2," "The Newsroom"), multi-platinum recording artist, actor, producer and television personality Nick Lachey (NBC's "The Sing-Off"), Alaska businessman Todd Palin, Olympic gold medalist Picabo Street, "The Biggest Loser" trainer Dolvett Quince and WWE Diva, Eve Torres. The series will be hosted by General Wesley Clark (ret.) - the former Supreme Allied Commander Europe for NATO and former presidential candidate - and television personality Samantha Harris ("Entertainment Tonight," "Dancing with the Stars"). "Stars Earn Stripes" will debut with a special two-hour episode on Monday, August 13 (8-10 p.m. ET) and will air Mondays at 9 p.m. ET.