CBS Mining Undercover Boss Companion
Mike White, Chairman, President and CEO of DirecTV
CBS has ordered a pilot for a companion series to its hit reality show Undercover Boss, according to The Hollywood Reporter.
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The untitled project will pit two employees from the same company against one another for the chance to score a major promotion. Like Boss, the show will feature different companies for each episode.
Studio Lambert, also behind Boss, will produce the show.
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Boss, which returns Sunday, Sept. 26 (10/9c), had a very successful first season. The series debuted to 38.7 million viewers after Super Bowl XLIV — the largest CBS series premiere since 1987. The season averaged 17.8 million viewers, often building on its lead-in, The Amazing Race 16.