FOX Moves Premiere of 'I Wanna Marry Harry' Up a Week to Tuesday, May 20 at 9PM; 'Riot' Moves to Tuesday at 8PM

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May 15th, 2014

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via press release:

“I WANNA MARRY ‘HARRY’” STARTS COURTING

ONE WEEK EARLIER ON TUESDAY, MAY 20,

FOLLOWING “American Idol XIII,” ON FOX

 

Jason Alexander and Cheryl Hines to Be Featured in Next All-New RIOT

Airing at 8:00 PM on Tuesday, May 27,

Followed By All-New Episode of I WANNA MARRY “HARRY”

Reality dating experiment I WANNA MARRY “HARRY” will now premiere one week earlier on Tuesday, May 20 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), immediately following the first night of the two-night Season Finale of American Idol XIII (8:00-9:00 PM ET live/PT tape-delayed) on FOX.

 

Improv comedy series RIOT returns and makes its time period premiere Tuesday, May 27 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), followed by an all-new episode of I WANNA MARRY “HARRY” (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT).

 

On the series premiere of I WANNA MARRY “HARRY,” airing Tuesday, May 20 (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), reality meets romance, with a little twist, when 12 American women are flown to England to meet their potential “Prince Charming.” What they don’t know is that they’ll be meeting Matthew Hicks, an average English “bloke” who bears a remarkable resemblance to Prince Harry. See what happens when these beautiful ladies see their “prince” for the first time at a “royal” masquerade ball and find out if they fall for the charade.

 

On the next all-new episode of RIOT, airing Tuesday, May 27 (8:00-9:00 PM ET/PT), two of television’s favorite comedy stars, Jason Alexander and Cheryl Hines, are featured in the wackiest and funniest  song, dance and sketch challenges, while navigating the show’s trademark one-of-a-kind set, tilted at a 22-degree angle. Then, on I WANNA MARRY “HARRY” (9:00-10:00 PM ET/PT), one of the ladies enjoys the first one-on-one date with “Sir” and the two take a helicopter ride to a secluded beach. Later, “Sir” challenges the ladies to a game of cricket and they have a chance to show off their athletic abilities.

 

I WANNA MARRY “HARRY” is from Zig Zag Productions and Ryan Seacrest Productions. The series was created by Danny Fenton and executive-produced by Danny Fenton, Kevin Utton and Matt Gould for Zig Zag Productions; Ryan Seacrest, Adam Sher and Heather Schuster for RSP; and David Tibballs and Rebecca Eisen. “Like” I WANNA MARRY “HARRY” on Facebook at facebook.com/MarryHarryFOX. Follow the series on Twitter @MarryHarryFOX and join the discussion at #marryharry.

 

RIOT is produced by Shine America and Steve Carell’s Carousel Television. Thom Hinkle, Eden Gaha, Paul Franklin, Jim Biederman and Carell serve as executive producers. Originally created by Arthur Essebag, RIOT is based on “Anything Goes,” a format from French-based production company Satisfaction – The Television Agency, and is distributed globally by Shine International. “Like” RIOT on Facebook at facebook.com/RIOTonFOX. Follow the series on Twitter @RIOTonFOX and join the discussion using #riot. See photos and videos on Instagram by following @RIOTonFOX.

 
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