I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (U.S. TV series)

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I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here!
I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! usa abc print ad 2003.jpg
Series premiere print advertisement
Presented by John Lehr (2003)
Damien Fahey (2009)
Myleene Klass (2009)
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 2
Production
Running time 60mins (live regular)
120mins (live premiere)
Production company(s) ITV United Kingdom
Release
Original network ABC (2003)
NBC (2009)
Picture format 480i (SDTV),
1080i (HDTV)
Original release February 19, 2003 (2003-02-19) – March 5, 2003 (2003-03-05);
June 1, 2009 (2009-06-01) – June 24, 2009 (2009-06-24)
External links
Website

I'm a Celebrity...Get Me Out of Here! (often referred to as I'm a Celebrity) is an American reality television series based on the British television show of the same name, in which celebrities live in jungle conditions with few comforts.

The series is produced by ITV, Independent Television, a British company, and was picked up from ABC, which aired in early 2003. The new series, shown on NBC, ran for 14 episodes, and followed the same format as the United Kingdom version of the same show. On March 8, 2010, NBC announced that there would not be a third season.[1][2]

Series[edit]

Key
     Winner
     Runner-up
     Third place
     Left due to reasons other than eviction (walking out/illness etc)
     Late arrival.

Season 1[edit]

The first season had 10 contestants. It aired nightly from February 19, 2003 to March 5, 2003 on ABC. John Lehr was the host from the Australian outback. The time differential created serious issues with the live feed.

Celebrity Fame
Cris Judd Dancer, choreographer & actor
Melissa Rivers Actress & television host
John Melendez Television & radio broadcaster
Bruce Jenner Olympic decathlete
Downtown Julie Brown Actress, host & former MTV VJ
Tyson Beckford Fashion model
Nikki Ziering Model & actress
María Conchita Alonso Singer & actress
Alana Stewart Actress & former model
Robin Leach Entertainment reporter & writer

Season 2[edit]

NBC picked up the former ABC show. It aired for 14 episodes and followed the UK's format.[2] The series premiered with a two-hour episode 8-10 PM EDT on June 1, 2009. It aired with a two-hour episode every Monday 8-10 PM aired 8-9 PM EDT Tuesday through Thursday until its June 24 finale. MTV subsequently showed a marathon (adding unaired footage and commentary from cast members) of the preceding week's episodes on Sundays. The location of the second season is the jungle of Costa Rica. Lou Diamond Phillips won in which, according to Damien Fahey, was a close vote between him and Torrie.[citation needed]

Celebrity Fame
Lou Diamond Phillips[3] Movie actor
Torrie Wilson Former WWE wrestler & model
John Salley Former NBA power forward
Patti Blagojevich[4] Former First Lady of Illinois
Sanjaya Malakar[5] Former American Idol contestant
Holly Montag[6] The Hills star
Stephen Baldwin Actor & author
Janice Dickinson Supermodel
Daniel Baldwin Film & television actor
Heidi Montag The Hills star
Spencer Pratt The Hills star
Frances Callier Frangela comedian
Angela V. Shelton Frangela comedian

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