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TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT
Air Date: Wednesday, July 11, 2018
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on CBS
Episode Title: (#TKO101) "Unsung Heroes"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

BATTLE UP! COMEDIAN KEVIN HART HOSTS "TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT," A NEW OBSTACLE COURSE COMPETITION SHOW PREMIERING WEDNESDAY, JULY 11

"Unsung Heroes" - Five unsung heroes compete in TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT, a new one-hour obstacle course competition series hosted by Kevin Hart, on the season premiere, Wednesday, July 11 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. In an effort to finish the course with the fastest time and win the $50,000 prize, one contestant races through daunting obstacles while four other contestants man battle stations along the course, firing over-the-top projectiles in attempt to knock them off and slow them down.

Contestants competing on this episode of TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT:

Barry White Jr.

Fifth grade teacher

Charlotte, N.C.

Yesenia "Jeszie" Geronimo

Behavior specialist

Boston, Mass.

Tracey Parker

Nurse

Asheville, N.C.

Jorge Santos Jr.

Police officer

Chicago, Ill.

Melanie Way

Mom and cheerleader

Houston, Texas

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TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT (CBS)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/11/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 9/21/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, May 2018) TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT is an obstacle course series with a twist. The game features one player racing through daunting obstacles while the other contestants are manning battle stations along the course, firing over-the-top projectiles in an attempt to knock them off and slow them down. Actor/comedian and global superstar Kevin Hart will take on the role of host for the first time in his career. TKO: TOTAL KNOCK OUT is produced by MGM Television and distributed internationally by MGM. Mark Burnett, President, MGM Television Group and Digital, and Barry Poznick, President, Unscripted Television, MGM, are executive producers along with Kevin Hart, Holly Wofford and Jane Y. Mun. TKO is an original format created by Steve Hughes and Sean Kelly of Shaggy Entertainment, Inc.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Kevin Hart as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Barry Poznick as EP
· Holly Wofford as EP
· Jane Y. Mun as EP
· Kevin Hart as EP
· Mark Burnett as EP
· Sean Kelly as CRTR
· Steve Hughes as CRTR
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· HartBeat Productions
· MGM Television
· Shaggy Entertainment