Celebrity ‘Name’ Game on CBS Sounds Familiar

This new CBS show “Same Name” reminds me of a story – well, actually, a few of them. In this new series, premiering Sunday (July 24) at 9/8c, celebrities meet “regular people” (as the show refers to non-celebrities) who have the same name and swap lives with them for a while. For example, in the […]

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‘Same Name’ Preview: Are Two Hoffs Better Than One?

Imagine the premise of ABC’s “Wife Swap,” but instead of families switching matriarchs, sub in a celebrity who trades lives with an average Joe with a matching moniker. Thus we have CBS’s new feel-good summer reality series, “Same Name.” Sunday night’s debut (9/8c) kicks of with David Hasselhoff of “Baywatch” fame switching places with David […]

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Reggie Bush Filming CBS Reality Show

DANVILLE, Ill. – New Orleans Saints running back Reggie Bush is spending the week in eastern Illinois. It’s part of a planned CBS reality-TV show, “Same Name.” That means Reggie Bush of Danville, Ill., is spending time living the offseason life of an NFL running back. Danville is a former Rust Belt town of 33,000 […]

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