"Same Name" (CBS TV show) is a reality series about celebrities trading places with total strangers who just happen to share the same name.

Each one-hour episode will feature a well-known personality who switches places with a person bearing the same name. For one week, the star and their counterpart live in each other's houses, meet and interact with family, friends and co-workers and experience how the other lives.

In the pilot episode, David Hasselhoff journeys to Lake Jackson, Texas, population 27,614, to meet and trade lives with a 27-year-old high voltage power technician/landscaper who shares his name.

Cris Abrego and Eugene Young are executive producers of "Same Name" for Cris Abrego Productions, LLC. Fax Bahr and Adam Small also served as executive producers on the pilot.

Ratings Rat Race: 'Big Brother' Steady, 'Same Name' Perks Up
Mike Tyson Tells a Twisted Bedtime Story on 'Same Name' (Video)
Non-Celeb Kathy Griffin Tries Stand-Up Comedy on 'Same Name' (Video)
Kathy Griffin and Her 'Same Name' Counterpart Discuss Life-Swapping Experience on 'The Talk' (Video)
Ratings: 'Big Brother' Helps CBS Win Night; 'Same Name' Ties for Fourth
Ratings Rat Race: 'Same Name' Premiere Soft
TV Ratings: 'Same Name' Debuts Soft for CBS
Two David Hasselhoffs Swap Lives on 'Same Name' (Video)
The Hoff Invades the 'Big Brother' House, Eviction Nominations Are In (Video)
'Big Brother 13': David Hasselhoff brings 'Same Name' to the hamsters


Network: CBS
Genre: Reality
Runtime: 60 mins.
Premiere Date: July 24, 2011
Seasons: 1
Production Company: Cris Abrego Productions, LLC

Mike Tyson and Kathy Griffin to Trade Lives with People with 'Same Name' — New Orleans Saints football star Reggie Bush will join the boxer and comedian in switching lives with their namesakes on the new CBS reality series. Read more...
'Big Brother 13' to Premiere July 7 — CBS has also announced the rest of its summer schedule with new reality series "Same Name" launching Sunday, July 24. Read more...
Celebrities to Trade Places with Strangers Bearing the 'Same Name' — The season premiere of the new CBS reality series will feature David Hasselhoff traveling to a small Texas town to switch lives for a whole week with an electrical technician/landscaper. Read more...

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