ADDITIONAL NOTES: completed airing its first season on 5/31/13; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION: (from USA's press release, April 2013) USA Network's new original reality series THE MOMENT, premiering on Thursday, April 11 at 10/9c, follows the dramatic journeys of nine lucky individuals who are given a second shot at pursuing their dream career. Hosted by former NFL quarterback and Super Bowl MVP Kurt Warner, each one-hour episode profiles an ordinary person who has been secretly nominated by a loved one and surprised with the extraordinary chance to attain the job he or she always wanted. As they leave the comforts of home behind, these hopefuls will leap into a whirlwind of rigorous training under the expert guidance of a top-notch mentor who will help them prepare for a high stakes interview that could possibly change their lives and their family's lives forever. The series takes viewers behind-the-scenes and explores a wide range of coveted professions, such as NASCAR driver, White House chef, Notre Dame football coach, toy designer, choreographer, Broadway costume designer, and orchestra conductor.