'Undercover Boss' rewinds first season then jumps into new


All fans mark you calendars: Encore Episodes of the 2009-2010 Season’s #1 New Series To Precede Fall Launch of Season Two. The first season of UNDERCOVER BOSS – which garnered the most-watched reality series premiere of all time, finished as the #1 new show of last season and recently earned an Emmy nomination – will be featured in a string of consecutive encore presentations from Sunday, July 25 through Sunday, Sept. 12 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.

UNDERCOVER BOSS was the #1 new series of the 2009-2010 season, averaging 17.7 million viewers.  The series premiered following the Super Bowl to 38.7 million viewers, the largest audience for a new series following the Super Bowl.  It also ranks as the biggest new series premiere since 1987 and the most-watched premiere episode of any reality series.

In addition to its impressive audience base, the series was recently honored with an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Reality Program. 

The rebroadcast schedule:

Sunday, July 25           Roto-Rooter (Rick Arquilla – resident and COO)
                                    (Originally broadcast 4/4/2010)

Sunday, Aug. 1            Hooters of America (Coby Brooks – President and CEO)
                                    (Originally broadcast 2/14/2010)

Sunday, Aug. 8            GSI Commerce (Michael Rubin – Chairman, President and CEO)
                                    (Originally broadcast 3/21/2010)

Sunday, Aug. 15          1-800-FLOWERS (Chris McCann – President)
                                    (Originally broadcast 4/11/2010)

Sunday, Aug. 22          White Castle (Dave Rife – Family Member, Owner)
                                    (Originally broadcast 2/28/2010)

Sunday, Aug. 29         Herschend Family Entertainment (Joel Manby – President and CEO)
                                    (Originally broadcast 3/28/2010)

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Sunday, Sept. 5            7-Eleven (Joe DePinto – President and CEO)
                                    (Originally broadcast 2/21/2010)

Sunday, Sept. 12          Waste Management (Larry O’Donnell – President and COO)
                                    (Series Premiere, Originally broadcast 2/7/2010)

  New episodes of UNDERCOVER BOSS will premiere in the fall.

Each week, UNDERCOVER BOSS follows a different executive as they leave the comfort of their corner office for an undercover mission to examine the inner workings of their companies.  While working alongside their employees, they see the effects their decisions have on others, where the problems lie within their organizations and get an up-close look at both the good and the bad while discovering the unsung heroes who make their companies run. 

(source: CBS)