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Grab a Seat and Get Ready for Season Two of the CW’s “Oh Sit”

  • Hollywoodnews.com
Oh Sit!, The CW’s amped-up, fast-paced version of musical chairs, will return for a second season Monday, April 15, 8:00-9:00 p.m. Et. The Carrie Diaries will conclude its 13-episode first season the previous week, Monday, April 8, 8:00-9:00 p.m. Et. Oh Sit! is a fun, high-stakes, high-octane musical chairs competition, in which 12 thrill-seeking daredevils race head-to-head through five physically demanding, chair-splitting obstacle course-style eliminations as they each compete to claim a chair, all to the sounds of a new live house band. At the end of the hour, only one contestant will be left sitting triumphant to seize the cash prize and the title of Oh Sit! champion. This season, the show will feature new obstacles and bridges, water rounds, mechanical rounds and slick zones. And to get your sitting muscles in shape in time for the premiere, now fans can download the Oh Sit!
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CW’s ‘Oh Sit!’ & ‘Breaking Pointe’ Renewed

  • Deadline TV
In the CW’s first renewal of a freshman reality series in years, the network’s summer entries Oh Sit! and Breaking Pointe will return for second seasons. Neither has been a breakout but they have been steady, with Oh Sit! stronger on TV and the ballet-themed Breaking Pointe doing well digitally. The CW would not specify whether the two series will again be used in the summer or in-season. Musical chair competition Oh Sit! is created/executive produced by Phil Gurin, Richard Joel and Deena Dill. The series is from The Gurin Co. and 405 Prods in association with Warner Horizon Television. Breaking Pointe, set behind the scenes of top ballet company Ballet West in Salt Lake City, is produced by BBC Worldwide Prods. Executive producers are Izzie Pick Ashcroft and Jane Tranter.
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The CW orders up more 'Oh Sit!' and 'Breaking Pointe'

  • Hitfix
The CW Network has ordered new seasons of "Oh Sit!" and "Breaking Pointe." "Oh Sit!" is an extreme spin on musical chairs, where 12 contestants go through physically demeaning obstacle courses in order to fight control of the chair. "Sit!" also features noted musical guests to serenade the competitors. The series was created by executive producers Phil Gurin ("Shark Tank," "Weakest Link"), Richard Joel and Deena Dill.   Meanwhile, "Breaking Pointe" takes a peek into the inner-workings of the ultra-competitive Ballet West, in Salt Lake City, Utah, where dozens of talented dancers compete for the coveted titles of Prima Ballerina and Premier...
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Jamie Kennedy to help host 'Oh Sit!' on CW -- Exclusive

Jamie Kennedy to help host 'Oh Sit!' on CW -- Exclusive
Jamie Kennedy will help to host Oh Sit!, the CW’s summer show that’s described as a high-stakes, high-octane musical chairs competition.

Kennedy will join Tanika Ray and Jessi Cruikshank as emcees on the show, which pits 12 contestants in a race through five physically demanding, obstacle course-style eliminations as they each compete to claim a chair. At the end of the hour, only one contestant will be left sitting to seize the cash prize.

Kennedy and Cruikshank will host from the skybox and call the action while Ray will host at track side.

Production on the competition show begins
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CW Orders Musical Chairs Game Show: TCA

  • Deadline TV
The CW announced at TCA today that it has ordered game show Oh Sit! for midseason. The 10-episoe series, created and executive produced by Phil Gurin (The Singing Bee), Richard Joel and Deena Dill, is described as a high-stakes, high-octane musical chairs competition in which 20 daredevils race head to head through five obstacle course-style eliminations as they each compete to claim a chair — to the sounds of a live band. At the end of the hour, only one contestant will be left sitting to win a cash prize. The CW has ordered the series, from Gurin Co and 405 Prods, as part of its effort to boost its original offerings and cut the number of repeats throughout the season.
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CW Orders Game Show Oh Sit!

The CW picked up some choice trophies at the People’s Choice Awards last nights thanks to their devoted fan base. Supernatural won Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show beating out critics’ darlings The Walking Dead, Fringe and True Blood as well as Favorite Network TV Drama and pretty Nina Dobrev of The Vampire Diaries won Favorite TV Drama Actress. While its fantasy series brought the network plenty of Peoples’ Choice love, CW execs looked to compliment their schedule with a new game show titled Oh Sit. Variety reported that executive producers Phil Gurin, Richard Joel and Deena Dill described the Gurin Co. and 405 Productions show as a musical chair contest with 20 people battling an obstacle course filled with Wipe Out-inspired traps in order snag a chair.
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CW Orders Game Show Oh Sit!

The CW picked up some choice trophies at the People’s Choice Awards last nights thanks to their devoted fan base. Supernatural won Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show beating out critics’ darlings The Walking Dead, Fringe and True Blood as well as Favorite Network TV Drama and pretty Nina Dobrev of The Vampire Diaries won Favorite TV Drama Actress. While its fantasy series brought the network plenty of Peoples’ Choice love, CW execs looked to compliment their schedule with a new game show titled Oh Sit. Variety reported that executive producers Phil Gurin, Richard Joel and Deena Dill described the Gurin Co. and 405 Productions show as a musical chair contest with 20 people battling an obstacle course filled with Wipe Out-inspired traps in order snag a chair.

CW Orders Game Show Oh Sit!

The CW picked up some choice trophies at the People’s Choice Awards last nights thanks to their devoted fan base. Supernatural won Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy Show beating out critics’ darlings The Walking Dead, Fringe and True Blood as well as Favorite Network TV Drama and pretty Nina Dobrev of The Vampire Diaries won Favorite TV Drama Actress. While its fantasy series brought the network plenty of Peoples’ Choice love, CW execs looked to compliment their schedule with a new game show titled Oh Sit. Variety reported that executive producers Phil Gurin, Richard Joel and Deena Dill described the Gurin Co. and 405 Productions show as a musical chair contest with 20 people battling an obstacle course filled with Wipe Out-inspired traps in order snag a chair.
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CW goes for Extreme Musical Chairs

Children's game Extreme Musical Chairs made into physically demanding contest in indoor obstacle course The CW is working on the unscripted format from Gurin Co. and 405 Productions, reports Variety. Created by Philip Gurin, Richard Joel and Deena Dill, apparently Extreme Musical Chairs will take the the popular children's game and turn into a competition which is physically demanding and moves through multiple rounds of elimination, taking place on an obstacle course indoors. Gurn owns The Gurin Company which, from the time of its 1997 start by TV producer and writer Gurin, has work including the Weakest Link, vaious pageants like Miss USA, Miss Universe and Miss Teen USA, as well as The Singing Bee
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CW goes for Extreme Musical Chairs

Children's game Extreme Musical Chairs made into physically demanding contest in indoor obstacle course The CW is working on the unscripted format from Gurin Co. and 405 Productions, reports Variety. Created by Philip Gurin, Richard Joel and Deena Dill, apparently Extreme Musical Chairs will take the the popular children's game and turn into a competition which is physically demanding and moves through multiple rounds of elimination, taking place on an obstacle course indoors. Gurn owns The Gurin Company which, from the time of its 1997 start by TV producer and writer Gurin, has work including the Weakest Link, vaious pageants like Miss USA, Miss Universe and Miss Teen USA, as well as The Singing Bee
See full article at Upcoming-Movies.com »

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