Here is an old thread but its worth mentioning again because our beloved Julie Chen will be on the show!! If you missed it the first time, the segment with Jeff Probst posing as a grocery store cashier was hilarious!! I posted the vid in the above post! CBS sets return of “I Get That a Lot”
Last spring’s debut special of “I Get That a Lot,” a hidden camera show featuring popular stars pulling pranks on everyday people, was a ratings success, so it’s no surprise that CBS is bringing back a new edition.
I Get That a Lot returns with a new one-hour special, to be broadcast Wednesday, January 6th (8:00–9:00 pm ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network.
Working ordinary jobs
, the celebrities confuse customers who can't decide if it's the actual celebrity or an astonishing look-alike. As these celebrity jesters continue to deny their true identities, various reactions from their customers solicit exasperated and hilarious responses.
Celebrity participants this go-round include Julie Chen, of CBS's “The Early Show” and “Big Brother,” working at a yogurt shop; Paris Hilton as a gas station employee, hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg as a parking lot attendant; Rachael Ray of "The Rachael Ray Show" working at a dry cleaner; Gene Simmons, legendary rocker of the band Kiss, as a psychic
guru; and skateboard sensation Tony Hawk working in a surf shop.
The original installment of I Get That a Lot debuted on April 1, 2009, and won its time slot (8:00–9:00 pm ET/PT) in households (6.3/10), viewers (10.35m), adults 25-54 (4.2/11), adults 18-49 (3.4/10) and adults 18-34 (2.3/08).
I Get That a Lot is produced by LMNO Entertainment. Eric Schotz is the executive producer. Ed Horwitz and Peter Cohen are co-executive producers.