“Secret Celebrity Makeover” and “Best #AtHome Videos” – Deadline
CBS stepped up summer plans today, setting premiere dates for a new reality series Secret Celebrity Renovation and season 2 of The best videos #AtHome.
Secret Celebrity Renovation, in which personalities in sports, music and entertainment have the chance to deliver a surprise home makeover to a significant person who helped them succeed, will bow from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, July 9. The second series of The best #AtHome videos, hosted by Cedric the Entertainer, starts 9 p.m. to 10 p.m. on Fridays. 20 August.
Hosted by Nischelle Turner, Secret Celebrity Renovation offers celebs a hands-on opportunity to show their gratitude to someone who has made a significant impact on the course of their lives by helping make the makeover of their dreams come true. Participants include reality singer-choreographer-star Paula Abdul; singer-songwriter Lauren Alaina; actor and comedian Wayne Brady; former NFL MVP and CBS sports analyst Boomer Esiason; rapper-actress Eve, Modern family former Jesse Tyler Ferguson; Survivor “Boston” champion Rob Mariano; NBA All-Star Chris Paul, singer-songwriter-actor Anthony Ramos and Pro Football Hall of Fame running back Emmitt Smith. The series also features the design team of home improvement contractor and TV personality Jason Cameron and interior designer Sabrina Soto.
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Cedric the Entertainer returns for season 2 of The best #AtHome videos, which emphasizes the creativity, humor and humanity that have become the hallmark of the next generation of viral home videos. This season will feature an evolution of the series, with new video categories that reflect the world as it continues to reopen, as well as surprise celebrity appearances. More details will be available closer to the premiere.
“Whether they are ‘In the Heights’, in the end zone, tribal council or beyond, our Secret Celebrity Renovation stars wowed America with their work, and now they can give something back to the most important person in their hometown past, ”said Bob Horowitz, executive producer of the two reality shows. “And on The best #AtHome videos forward, back for season 2, we’re building on what we learned in season one – that there are creative masterpieces bubbling all over social media, and with Cedric the Entertainer at the bar, the Friday night audience can’t get enough of them. “
Secret Celebrity Renovation is produced by Horowitz’s Juma Entertainment. Horowitz, Lewis Fenton and Peter DeVita are the executive producers. The best #AtHome videos is produced by Juma Entertainment and A Bird and a Bear Entertainment. Juma’s executive producers are Horowitz and Lewis Fenton, and EPs for A Bird and a Bear are Cedric the Entertainer and Eric Rhône.