Sunday, June 02, 2002

List of summer TV shows

        Here's a list of summer TV shows by network:


        Looking for Love: Bachelorettes in Alaska (9 p.m. today, Channels 19, 45): Five single woman from the lower 48 states “stake a claim” with various single Alaskan men.

        American Idol: The Search for a Superstar (8:30 p.m. June 11): In this star search, viewers vote by phone each week for a favorite contestant until a winner is named on Sept. 4.

        Celebrity Bootcamp (no premiere date): Celebrities “endure a real-life, military-style boot camp run by former U.S. military drill instructors,” Fox says.

        Pulse (9 p.m., July 11): Fox News Channel produces this new one-hour magazine series. ABC

        The Hamptons (9-11 p.m. today and Monday, Channels 9, 2): This lifestyles of Long Island's rich and famous was filmed between Memorial Day and Labor Day last year by director Barbara Kopple (Harlan County, U.S.A.; My Generation).

        Boston 24/7 (10 p.m. Tuesday): Producers of the award-winning Hopkins 24/7 shot this six-part documentary about Boston leaders.

        The Mole II: The Next Betrayal (8 and 9 p.m. Tuesday): ABC revives the adventure-reality game show pulled last October. The first new (and fourth overall) episode airs at 9 p.m. Tuesday. The game ends Aug. 6.

        Houston Medical (10 p.m. June 18): This six-part documentary profiles patients, doctors and nurses at Memorial Hermann Hospital and Memorial Hermann Children's Hospital in Houston, Texas.

        ICU: Arkansas Children's Hospital (no premiere date): ABC plans to air another four hours featuring pediatric heart transplant doctors and nurses.

        State V. (10 p.m. June 19): A special Arizona Supreme Court order allowed ABC News to film inside the jury room for this five-week series about the Phoenix-area criminal justice system.

        In Search of America (10 p.m., Sept. 3-10): Peter Jennings promotes his new book by reporting “what it means to be an American today” in New Jersey, Indiana, Idaho and other states.

        The Diary Affairs (no premiere date): In this dating show, “strangers leave home and agree to live their lives controlled by a mysterious red diary,” ABC says.


        Spy TV (9:30 p.m. Monday, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Channels 5, 22): Ali Landry (Felicity) replaces host Michael Ian Black (Ed) for the second season of NBC's mean-spirited Candid Camera.

        Crime & Punishment (10 p.m. June 16): Dick Wolf (Law & Order) and his staff have edited video from real San Diego criminal cases to look like a prime-time drama series.

        Dog Eat Dog (9 p.m. June 17): Brooke Burns (Baywatch) hosts this indoor version of Fear Factor, where six players compete for $25,000 in a high-tech TV studio.

        Meet My Folks (July): Three guys spend three days with their girlfriends — and their families — in their family homes.

        The Rerun Show (no premiere date): A group of young comics re-enact scenes from The Partridge Family, The Facts of Life, Diff'rent Strokes and other old TV shows in this six-week series.

        Let's Make a Deal (no premiere date): NBC revives the old daytime show in which Monty Hall asked audience members to trade something for what's behind doors No. 1, 2 or 3. Mr. Hall will produce the show; no word on NBC's host.


               Big Brother 3 (9 p.m., July 10): Again viewers can watch 10 people bicker in a California house outfitted with 28 cameras.

        The Price Is Right (8 p.m. Thursday, Channel 12, 7): Bob Barker hosts special editions of his long-running game show with members of the armed services.


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