The Job

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The Job

The Thursday Playlist: Dog Days of Pre-Summer: Save Me, Does Someone Have To Go?

It's going to be a long off-season, especially where network TV is concerned, if the offerings don't soon improve from the dregs on display on this inauspicious opening night. Think of it as an excuse to catch up on repeats — or to dive into your DVR and/or On Demand archive to see what's new to you.

The only advice I have after enduring the pilot episode of NBC's woeful comedy Save Me is: Save yourself. This shrill parable of redemption, being burned off in back-to-back episodes (Thursday, 8/7c), is like a spiritual Enlightened for the tone deaf. Anne Heche, at her most manic (and that's saying something), stars as Beth Harper, a heroine possessed with an unbearable lightness of being — or you could just stop at unbearable — when she is suddenly transformed from an "angry drunken bitch" (her words) into a cockeyed optimist seemingly filled with a holy spirit after nearly choking to death on a sandwich.

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Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 2/15/2013

Season 1, Episode 2
Each week, the country's best and brightest compete in front of a live studio audience, for a once in a lifetime chance to land their dream job. Narrowed down from thousands of applicants by a roster of the nation's most prestigious companies, each week a select five candidates will face off on stage in a series of competitions that put their skills, ambition & hunger to the ultimate test.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 2/15/2013

Season 1, Episode 2
Each week, the country's best and brightest compete in front of a live studio audience, for a once in a lifetime chance to land their dream job. Narrowed down from thousands of applicants by a roster of the nation's most prestigious companies, each week a select five candidates will face off on stage in a series of competitions that put their skills, ambition & hunger to the ultimate test.

Free | Xfinity Posted: 1/30/2013

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The Thursday Playlist: Dog Days of Pre-Summer: Save Me, Does Someone Have To Go?

It's going to be a long off-season, especially where network TV is concerned, if the offerings don't soon improve from the dregs on display on this inauspicious opening night. Think of it as an excuse to catch up on repeats — or to dive into your DVR and/or On Demand archive to see what's new to you.

The only advice I have after enduring the pilot episode of NBC's woeful comedy Save Me is: Save yourself. This shrill parable of redemption, being burned off in back-to-back episodes (Thursday, 8/7c), is like a spiritual Enlightened for the tone deaf. Anne Heche, at her most manic (and that's saying something), stars as Beth Harper, a heroine possessed with an unbearable lightness of being — or you could just stop at unbearable — when she is suddenly transformed from an "angry drunken bitch" (her words) into a cockeyed optimist seemingly filled with a holy spirit after nearly choking to death on a sandwich.

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Lisa Ling Welcomes Her First Child

Lisa Ling is a mom!

The Our America host and her husband, Dr. Paul Song, welcomed a baby girl Friday in... read more

CBS Pulls The Job After Two Episodes

CBS is letting The Job go.

The reality series, from Survivor's Mark Burnett and Michael Davies (Watch What Happens Live), has been pulled off the network's schedule after just two episodes, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

Reality series Undercover Boss will reclaim its Friday at 8/7c timeslot beginning Feb. 22.  The move comes after... read more

CBS' The Job Offers Contestants a Shot at Their Dream Gig

Two years ago, a conversation Michael Davies had with his daughter, then a 19-year-old college student, inspired him to create a reality show about people trying to find employment.

"When she finished up freshman year at school, she told me that she had no intention of going back for her sophomore year," Davies tells TVGuide.com. "And when I asked her why, she said because none of the graduating seniors in her college have real jobs."

And thus, CBS's The Job, which premieres Friday at 8/7c, was born. read more

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Premiered: February 08, 2013, on CBS
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Candidates vie for positions at prominent companies in this reality series.

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