Dog's Best Friend now part of CBS Dream Team as Best Friends Furever
CBS announced today that the seventh season of CBS DREAM TEAM… IT’S EPIC!, the three-hour Saturday morning block, will premiere Saturday, Sept. 28 (9:00 AM-12:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. This season, two new series will join the four returning shows in the lineup: MISSION UNSTOPPABLE, hosted by actress Miranda Cosgrove and executive produced by Geena Davis, and the live action half-hour BEST FRIENDS FUREVER WITH KEL MITCHELL.
In MISSION UNSTOPPABLE, each week celebrity host Miranda Cosgrove highlights the fascinating female innovators who are on the cutting edge of science – including zoologists, engineers, astronauts, codebreakers and oceanographers. Viewers will be inspired by female STEM (science, technology, engineering and math) superstars in the fields of social media, entertainment, animals, design and the internet – all categories key to the teen experience. Academy Award-winning actress Geena Davis serves as executive producer, bringing her passion for creating change in the portrayal of strong female characters in entertainment and media that positively influences young viewers. Cosgrove also serves as an executive producer. MISSION UNSTOPPABLE is produced in collaboration with IF/THEN, an initiative of Lyda Hill Philanthropies.
BEST FRIENDS FUREVER WITH KEL MITCHELL is a live action, half-hour program that reveals the true stories of dogs who are best pals not only with humans, but with a variety of different animal species. Each episode explores the improbable bonds that dogs have formed with birds, reptiles, ducks, and even dolphins! Along the way, the fascinating characteristics of various breeds and species that allow these unique relationships to thrive are examined. From dog psychology to animal behavior theory, viewers will learn about what makes our furry friends tick, all while celebrating the idea that friendship comes in many different forms.
The CBS DREAM TEAM Saturday morning lineup is a diverse, family-friendly schedule featuring compelling shows and stories of hope and compassion designed to enlighten, teach and inspire viewers to make a greater commitment to themselves, their families and their communities. The block is FCC educational/informational compliant, targeted to 13- to 16-year-olds and appealing to all viewers. All of the programs are specifically designed to further the educational and informational needs of children, has educating and informing children as a significant purpose, and otherwise meets the definition of Core Programming as specified in the Commission’s rules.
The following is the CBS DREAM TEAM… IT’S EPIC! Saturday morning lineup for the 2019-2020 season, as of Sept. 28. The schedule’s day and time may differ market-to-market. Check local listings.
9:00-9:30 AM, ET LUCKY DOG (7th Season)
9:30-10:00 AM, ET THE HENRY FORD’S INNOVATION NATION (6th Season)
10:00-10:30 AM, ET MISSION UNSTOPPABLE (NEW)
10:30-11:00 AM, ET PET VET DREAM TEAM (3rd Season)
11:00-11:30 AM, ET HOPE IN THE WILD (2nd Season)
11:30-12:00 PM, ET BEST FRIENDS FUREVER WITH KEL MITCHELL (NEW)
Please note: In some markets, CBS News’ CBS THIS MORNING: SATURDAY will be broadcast 7:00-9:00 AM, ET/PT.