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[09/15/21 - 11:52 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, September 15
Updates include: CBS to reconfigure "The Activist" competition series into documentary special; Krysten Ritter signs onto HBO Max's "Love and Death"; and Miles Fowler joins the cast of FOX's "The Resident."

[09/09/21 - 11:17 AM]
Usher to Host and Priyanka Chopra Jonas & Julianne Hough to Co-Host Global Citizen Competition Series "The Activist" on CBS
The five-week reality series premieres Friday, October 22 on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+.

[07/12/21 - 10:55 AM]
CBS Announces Fall 2021-2022 Primetime Premiere Dates
The network will roll out the strategic launches of five new shows and 22 returning series over several weeks.

[05/19/21 - 07:00 AM]
CBS Announces New Fall Schedule for 2021-2022
The new schedule includes four new dramas, two new comedies, special event programming, and 22 returning series.







ACTIVIST, THE (CBS)
Premieres in TBA 2021 or 2022 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2021/2022 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (1 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
one-off special
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, September 2021) CBS, Global Citizen and Live Nation announced today that multiple GRAMMY(R) Award-winning superstar Usher will host new CBS competition series THE ACTIVIST, with award-winning actress Priyanka Chopra Jonas & Emmy(R) Award winner and KINRGY CEO and founder Julianne Hough serving as co-hosts. The five-week reality series premieres Friday, Oct. 22 (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network, and available to stream live and on demand on Paramount+. THE ACTIVIST is an unprecedented series featuring six activists from around the world working to bring meaningful change to one of three urgent universal causes: health, education and the environment. The activists will compete in missions, media stunts, digital campaigns and community events aimed at garnering the attention of the world's most powerful decision-makers, demanding action, now. The competing activists' success is measured via online engagement, social metrics and hosts' input. The hosts will guide the activists through their journey, with plenty of surprises from high-profile public figures.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Julianne Hough as Co-Host
· Priyanka Chopra Jonas as Co-Host
· Usher as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Fernando Hernandez as EP
· Ivan Dudynsky as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (documentary)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Deviant Media
· Global Citizen
· Live Nation