GSN renewed Baggage for sixty new episodes to start airing March 14. Returning with a new assortment of contestants revealing their most intimate secrets prior to the first date, GSN announces the premiere of 60 all-new episodes of BAGGAGE, hosted by Jerry Springer, premiering on Wednesday, March 14, 2012 at 6:00 PM ET, and airing every Wednesday and Thursday at 6:00 PM and 6:30 PM ET.
On each half-hour episode of BAGGAGE, Springer guides the fun as one dater chooses among three contestants, who reveal the intimate secrets and hidden flaws that are typically kept under wraps to impress a first date. Each contestant enters with three suitcases—small, medium and large—containing the quirky, annoying and sometimes truly shocking “baggage” that may or may not eliminate the contestants from competition, to the accompaniment of the dater’s tagline, “I’m sorry, but you have too much baggage.”
In the new season of BAGGAGE, viewers will see if the dater can handle a woman who spends half of her income on designer shoes. Will a man who is still married and secretly in love with his ex-girlfriend make the cut? What if he wears a “mankini” and refers to himself as the Greek Mystique? With a lively pace and a playful sense of humor, BAGGAGE reveals what people are willing to put up with in the name of finding love.
BAGGAGE host Jerry Springer has become a cultural and civic icon. In addition to being the host of the “Jerry Springer Show,” Springer has been a political pundit, lawyer, Emmy® Award-winning newscaster, country recording artist, international emcee and TV personality. He has been in movies and on Broadway (starring in productions of Chicago in London and New York). He’s a progressive talk-radio broadcaster, and he won America’s heart with his ballroom dancing on “Dancing With the Stars.” The son of Holocaust survivors, Springer holds a law degree from Northwestern University, and is a political activist who worked on Robert Kennedy’s presidential campaign and served as Mayor of Cincinnati for two terms. Springer also has hosted “America’s Got Talent,” both in primetime on NBC, as well as in the live version from Planet Hollywood in Las Vegas.
BAGGAGE is produced by Comcast Entertainment Studios with Jay James and Michael Binkow as executive producers.
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