Celebrity Undercover Boss

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Celebrity Undercover Boss
Celebrity Undercover Boss Title Card.png
Title card used in the premiere of the series
Genre Reality
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 7 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Camera setup Multiple
Production company(s)
Release
Original network CBS
Original release May 11, 2018 (2018-05-11) – present
Chronology
Related shows Undercover Boss (U.S. TV series)
External links
Website
Production website

Celebrity Undercover Boss, also known as Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition[1] is an American reality television series and spin-off of the television series Undercover Boss.[2] The series premiered on May 11, 2018.[3]

Production[edit]

During the eighth season of Undercover Boss in CBS aired two celebrity episodes of the series, which also doubled as a backdoor pilot for the celebrity edition.[4] In the series various celebrities are expected to go undercover in their fields of interest to find unsuspecting talented people.[5] The first promotional video was also released on April 26, 2018.[6] Similar to the parent series, Celebrity Undercover Boss will be produced by Studio Lambert in association with All3Media America, with Stephen Lambert, Sean Foley and Greg Goldman serving as executive producers for the series.[7][8]

Episodes[edit]

Backdoor pilot (2017)[edit]

Episode numbers in the below table refer to the respective numbers in the parent series.

No.
overall
No. in
season
TitleBossOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
1109"Celebrity Undercover Boss: Darius Rucker"Darius RuckerMay 12, 2017 (2017-05-12)5.47[9]
11110"Celebrity Undercover Boss: Marcus Samuelsson"Marcus SamuelssonMay 19, 2017 (2017-05-19)5.00[10]

Season 1 (2018)[edit]

Following the announcement of the series, CBS announced the first four celebrities of the season.[11] Additional celebrities were announced at a later date.[12]

No.TitleCelebrityOriginal air dateUS viewers
(millions)
1"Gabby Douglas"Gabby DouglasMay 11, 2018 (2018-05-11)5.03[13]
2"Idina Menzel"Idina MenzelMay 18, 2018 (2018-05-18)4.60[14]
3"Bethany Mota"Bethany MotaMay 25, 2018 (2018-05-25)3.36[15]
4"Deion Sanders"Deion SandersJune 1, 2018 (2018-06-01)4.82[16]
5"Jewel Kilcher"Jewel KilcherJune 8, 2018 (2018-06-08)4.44[17]
6"Stephanie McMahon"Stephanie McMahonJune 15, 2018 (2018-06-15)4.09[18]
7"Ashley Graham"Ashley GrahamJune 22, 2018 (2018-06-22)4.10[19]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition! (Preview)". CBS. April 26, 2017. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  2. ^ Kimball, Trevor (April 26, 2018). "Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition: CBS Spin-off Series Debuts in May (Video)". Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  3. ^ Otterson, Joe (April 26, 2018). "CBS Sets 'Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition' With New Series to Debut in May". Variety. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  4. ^ Pedersen, Erik (April 26, 2018). "'Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition': CBS Revisits a Twist on Its Reality Series, Sets Premiere Date". Deadline. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  5. ^ Edelstein, Andy (April 27, 2018). "LI's Idina Menzel joins 'Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition'". Newsday. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  6. ^ "Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition! (Preview)". Youtube. April 26, 2018. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  7. ^ "Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition". CBS Press Express. April 26, 2018. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  8. ^ "CBS Announces First Season of UNDERCOVER BOSS: CELEBRITY EDITION, Featuring Idina Menzel and More". April 26, 2018. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  9. ^ Porter, Rick (May 15, 2017). "'Shark Tank finale, '48 Hours: NCIS' adjust up; 'Originals' and 'Reign' adjust down: Friday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 15, 2017.
  10. ^ Porter, Rick (May 22, 2017). "'Undercover Boss' adjusts up, 'Originals' and 'Reign' adjust down: Friday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 22, 2017.
  11. ^ "The First Full Season Of Celebrity Undercover Boss Premieres May 11 On CBS". CBS. April 27, 2018. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  12. ^ Pfeiffer, Jeff (April 27, 2018). "Check out the Stars Who Are Going Undercover in 'Undercover Boss: Celebrity Edition' (PHOTOS)". TV Insider. Retrieved April 27, 2018.
  13. ^ Porter, Rick (May 14, 2018). "'Blue Bloods' finale adjusts up, Meghan Markle special adjusts down: Friday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 14, 2018.
  14. ^ Porter, Rick (May 21, 2018). "'Blindspot,' '20/20,' 'Life Sentence,' 'Harry & Meghan' special all adjust down: Friday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 21, 2018.
  15. ^ Porter, Rick (May 29, 2018). "'My Last Days' adjusts down: Friday final ratings". TV by the Numbers. Retrieved May 29, 2018.
  16. ^ Porter, Rick (June 4, 2018). "'Life Sentence,' 'Quantico,' all others unchanged: Friday final ratings". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 4, 2018.
  17. ^ Porter, Rick (June 11, 2018). "NBA Finals adjusts up, 'My Last Days' down: Friday final ratings". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 11, 2018.
  18. ^ Porter, Rick (June 18, 2018). "'Life Sentence' finale and '20/20' adjust down: Friday final ratings". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 18, 2018.
  19. ^ Porter, Rick (June 25, 2018). "'Dateline,' 'Quantico' and reruns adjust down: Friday final ratings". TV By the Numbers. Retrieved June 25, 2018.