CBS moves Monday's "Rock Star" to VH1

TV Arts

from the futon critic


New Episodes of Reality Edition of "Rock Star" Moving to VH1 as Part
of an Agreement Between CBS, VH1 and Mark Burnett Productions 

VH1 Will Also Repurpose Encores of CBS's Tuesday Performance-Driven
Broadcasts and Wednesday Elimination Episodes 

The Monday edition of CBS's summer reality series ROCK STAR: INXS will
move to Sundays on VH1as part of an agreement between CBS, VH1 and
Mark Burnett Productions. 

This edition, which features the reality aspect of the thrice weekly
series including interaction among aspiring singers and competition


CBS will continue to broadcast the one-hour Tuesday performance driven
edition and half-hour Wednesday performance/elimination show. 

The Tuesday performance-driven edition of ROCK STAR: INXS has averaged

adults 18-34 (2.5/08), adults 18-49 (3.0/08) and adults 25-54

As part of the agreement, VH1 will also repurpose encores of both the
Tuesday and Wednesday editions beginning Saturday, Aug. 13. 

ROCK STAR: INXS is produced by Mark Burnett Productions. Mark Burnett,
David Goffin, ("American Idol") Lisa Hennessy ("Eco-Challenge") and
INXS managers David Edwards and Michael Murchison are executive
producers. Conrad Riggs is co-executive producer.
Huh. I guess the ratings on the Monday edition must have really sucked. 

Ian  (Makes sense - FTR, I only have any intention of watching the 
Tuesday 'performance' show; I'll skip the other two editions.)