By Tim Kenneally
LOS ANGELES (TheWrap.com) – “Survivor” maestro Mark Burnett’s latest reality TV venture, “The Job,” will premiere February 8 at 8 p.m. on CBS, the network said Thursday.
The series, executive produced by Burnett and Michael Davies (of “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” renown) and Jay Bienstock, will give contestants the chance to score jobs at prestigious American companies through several rounds of elimination challenges that will be observed by a panel of executives. As representatives from companies offer the competitors positions, the candidates will have to decide if they’ll take the jobs or continue on in pursuit of the big gig.
Former “The View” co-host Lisa Ling will host “The Job,” which is produced by Sony Pictures Television and Embassy Row.
CBS will announce the featured companies participating in the series early next year.
“The Job” will air in the time period of the network’s other work-related reality series, “Undercover Boss,” which returns April 19.
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