SEASON(S): 1 (6 episodes, 2 of which have yet to air)
ADDITIONAL NOTES: confirmed as canceled on 8/18/11
DESCRIPTION: (from CBS's press release, May 2011) CBS has announced premiere dates for two summer reality series - the returning BIG BROTHER and new series SAME NAME - and announced airdates and hosts for three of its summer event specials. BIG BROTHER premieres Thursday, July 7 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT). The perennial summer reality hit will be broadcast three nights weekly - Wednesdays, (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT, beginning July 13), the LIVE eviction show hosted by Julie Chen on Thursdays (9:00-10:00 PM, live ET/delayed PT, beginning July 14), and Sundays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT, beginning July 10). SAME NAME, a new reality series about celebrities trading places with total strangers who just happen to share the same name, premieres Sunday, July 24 (9:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT), creating a new, two-hour reality block. Each one-hour episode will feature a well-known personality who switches places with a person bearing the same name. For one week, the star and their counterpart live in each other's houses, meet and interact with family, friends and co-workers, and experience how the other lives.