During The TNets (TBS, TNT, truTV) Winter TCA presentation on Monday, February 14, TBS and TNT released assets from a variety of series, including a first-look teaser from the upcoming TBS dating show The Big D, coming this summer.
Also released were the trailer for TBS’ Rat in the Kitchen, premiering Thursday, March 31, and the trailer and an exclusive episodic clip from “The Crime Against Pam & Tommy,” an episode from TNT’s Rich & Shameless, a seven-part docuseries sneak peeking on Saturday, February 19.
THE BIG D
Coming to TBS this summer, The Big D is an explosive new dating competition series that takes on the relationship space with a twist, following recent divorcees as they search for romance in paradise with one catch – their exes will be along for the journey.
Over the course of several weeks, 10 divorced couples move into a tropical villa in Costa Rica together to re-learn how to date while looking for love with the other contestants in the house. The group takes part in revealing relationship EX-ercises designed to help the singles form connections, make peace with their former partners, and finally get over the issues holding them back from dating.
Each episode, one person who isn’t relationship material will be eliminated. Jealous exes may try to send their rival home or perhaps even defend their exes’ honor – the possibilities are endless.
Hosts JoJo Fletcher and Jordan Rodgers (The Bachelorette) are no strangers to courting in-front-of a camera and will be on-hand to help the divorcees get back into the dating game. The Big D is produced by Lighthearted Entertainment with Rob LaPlante, Jeff Spangler and Kevin Lee serving as executive producers.
RAT IN THE KITCHEN
Premiering on TBS on March 31st, Rat in the Kitchen, hosted by Natasha Leggero and Chef Ludo Lefebvre, is far more than a traditional cooking show – it’s a game of high stakes cat and mouse where viewers get to play detective.
In each episode of this comedic cooking whodunnit, a mix of professional chefs and passionate home cooks compete in a series of creative cooking challenges, earning cash in their bank for every dish that impresses judge Chef Ludo Lefebvre. But they’ll have to avert the meddling of an undercover rat determined to sabotage the dishes and undermine their chances at victory.
The 10-hour series is produced for TBS by ITV America’s Thinkfactory Media, in association with ITV Studios’ Possessed.
It is executive produced by Adam Reed, Adam Freeman, Simon Thomas, Bernie Schaeffer, Kenny Rosen and Michael O’Sullivan for Thinkfactory, and by Glenn Hugill for Possessed. It is distributed internationally by ITV Studios.
RICH & SHAMELESS
Fame. Power. Success. Money can bring it all. And drain it all away. From TNT and Raw (Three Identical Strangers and Don’t F**k with Cats), comes Rich & Shameless, a seven-part series of premium films that tell the true stories of the successes, failures, thrills and miseries that accompany the kind of wealth that few people can ever understand.
Using a combination of powerful interviews, unique archive and atmospheric visuals, Rich & Shameless goes behind the public façade to reveal the dangers of great prosperity.
Subjects covered throughout the docuseries include: the shocking theft and exploitation of Pam & Tommy’s tape, the untold story of the darkness at the heart of the Girls Gone Wild phenomenon, and the mysterious death of crypto millionaire and suspected con artist Gerald Cotten.
There’s also Seagram’s heiress Clare Bronfman and her involvement in a nefarious sex cult, the unlikely battle between Martin Shkreli and The Wu-Tang Clan, the disappearance of NBA great Bison Dele (formerly Brian Williams), and fashion mogul Peter Nygard’s quest for eternal youth.
TNT’s Rich & Shameless: The Crime Against Pam & Tommy focuses on actress/model Pamela Anderson and Mötley Crüe drummer Tommy Lee with never-before-told stories of the theft, release and exploitation of the most famous sex tape in history – revealed for the first time by the people involved.
Among the exclusive interviews are Amanda Chicago Lewis, an investigative journalist and writer of the Hulu series Pam & Tommy; Helen White, daughter of Milton Ingley, a low-budget porn baron who first sold the infamous tape; Cort St. George, an internet entrepreneur involved in publicizing the tape and Guerin Swing, a close friend of the pair who offers a unique insight into the couple’s mindset at the time of the scandal.
The official trailer and an exclusive sneak peek clip of “The Crime Against Pam & Tommy” airing Saturday, February 19 can be viewed above and below.