The Job (2013 TV series)

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The Job
The Job CBS logo.jpg
Genre Competition
Presented by Lisa Ling
Composer(s) Nick Foster
Ken Bolam
Country of origin United States
Original language(s) English
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 2
Executive producer(s) Michael Davies
Mark Burnett
James Sunderland
Running time 42 minutes
Production company(s) Embassy Row
Sony Pictures Television
Original network CBS
Picture format 480i (SDTV)
720p (HDTV)
1080i (HDTV)
Original release February 8[1] – February 15, 2013 (2013-02-15)
External links
Official website

The Job is an American reality competition television series that aired on CBS from February 8 to February 15, 2013 at 8:00 pm Eastern/7:00 pm Central.[1] Hosted by Lisa Ling, the series featured contestants competing in various challenges for a chance to win "a dream job at their dream company".[2]

A pilot order for The Job was placed in March 2012 and the series was picked up in May for an expected midseason debut.[3][4] Michael Davies and Mark Burnett served as executive producers. The series was canceled after two episodes aired.[5][6]


No. Title Original air date U.S. viewers
1 "The Palm" February 8, 2013 (2013-02-08) 4.01[7]
In this episode 5 contestants were going for the assistant manager at the Palm Restaurant. The contestants went through a series of challenges and question to test their ability in the position. At the very end, the Southern single mom, Jann Robinson came out on top.
2 "Cosmopolitan" February 15, 2013 (2013-02-15) 3.31[8]


  1. ^ a b Andreeva, Nellie (December 20, 2012). "CBS's New Reality Series Gets 8 PM Slot". Deadline Hollywood. 
  2. ^ "CBS Announces Casting Opportunities for New Reality Competition Series 'The Job'". The Futon Critic. September 27, 2012. 
  3. ^ Goldberg, Lesley (March 16, 2012). "CBS Gives Pilot Order to Mark Burnett/Michael Davies Dream 'Job' Reality Show, A&E Sets 'Barter Kings' Series". The Hollywood Reporter. 
  4. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (May 13, 2012). "CBS Orders Michael Davies-Mark Burnett Reality Series 'The Job' For Midseason". Deadline Hollywood. 
  5. ^ Crupi, Anthony (February 19, 2013). "CBS Pink-Slips The Job". Adweek. 
  6. ^ Andreeva, Nellie (February 18, 2013). "CBS Pulls 'The Job' After Two Airings, Brings Back 'Undercover Boss'". Deadline Hollywood. 
  7. ^ Kondolojy, Amanda (February 11, 2013). "Friday Final TV Ratings: 'Last Man Standing', 'Dateline', 'Shark Tank' & 'Rock Center' Adjusted Down + Final 'Touch' Premiere Ratings". TV by the Numbers. 
  8. ^ Bibel, Sara (February 19, 2013). "Friday Final TV Ratings: 'Malibu Country' Adjusted Up". TV by the Numbers. 

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