The original Battle of the Network Stars TV show was a staple of ABC in the 1970s and 1980s. Has the first season of the revival been worth watching? It’s common knowledge that the Nielsen ratings typically play a crucial role in determining whether a TV show like Battle of the Network Stars is cancelled or renewed for a second season. Unfortunately, most homes aren’t Nielsen households, and many viewers get upset that their viewing and opinions aren’t being counted. We’d like to offer you a chance to rate the episodes here.
An ABC athletic competition series, Battle of the Network Stars pits teams of celebrities against each other in various athletic games. Mike Greenberg and Joe Tessitore host the TV series, with Cassidy Hubbarth and Cari Champion serving as sideline reporters, and DeMarcus Ware and Ronda Rousey serving as team captains. Typical events include tug of war, archery, kayak relays, an obstacle course, and a dunk tank. Celebrities of both classic and contemporary TV shows are teamed together based on themes that tie into their past or present roles.
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