At NBC’s Summer Press Day in Los Angeles today, CNBC announced premiere dates for new and returning series set for this summer.
New unscripted series Cleveland Hustles premieres at 10PM Wednesday, August 24. NBA star LeBron James and his longtime friend/business partner Maverick Carter give four up-and-coming local entrepreneurs the chance to realize their own dreams while helping revitalize a Cleveland neighborhood. Experts will be enlisted to help give fledgling entrepreneurs financial backing, expert guidance, and a storefront to launch their enterprise. Cleveland Hustles is produced by SpringHill Entertainment and Magical Elves with James and Carter as executive producers for SpringHill Entertainment and Dan Cutforth and Jane Lipsitz as executive producers for Magical Elves. Jim Ackerman and Marshall Eisen are the executive producers for CNBC.
Season 2 of West Texas Investors Club premieres at 10PM Tuesday, June 7. Rooster McConaughey and Butch Gilliam, along with their friend Gil Prather invite ambitious entrepreneurs from across the country to come down to Midland, Texas and make their case. West Texas Investors Club is produced by The Ebersol Lanigan Company with Charlie Ebersol, Mike Lanigan and Jason Henry as executive producers. Ackerman and Luke Bauer are the executive producers for CNBC.
Jay Leno’s Garage returns for a second season on at 10PM Wednesday, June 15, with a mix of stunts, challenges, reviews, and celebrity interviews that showcase the history of the automobile. It’s produced by Original Productions, a FremantleMedia Company, and Kitten Kaboodle, with Leno, Philip D. Segal, Sarah Whalen and Jeff Bumgarner as executive producers. Ackerman and Adam Barry are the executive producers for CNBC.
The Profit premieres its fourth season on at 10PM Tuesday, August 23. Each one-hour episode follows investor Marcus Lemonis, working with struggling businesses across the country. The Profit is produced for CNBC by Machete Productions with Amber Mazzola serving as executive producer. Ackerman and Bauer are the executive producers for CNBC.
Make Me a Millionaire Inventor returns for Season 2 at 10PM Thursday, September 1. Deanne Bell and George Zaidan scour the country looking for ideas that can make big money. The inventors will be given the resources and help they need to take their products from concept to reality, building, and testing. Make Me aMillionaire Inventor is produced by Objective Productions USA and All3Media America with Greg Lipstone, Jimmy Fox, Layla Smith, Nick Parnes and Rebecca Hertz as executive producers. Ackerman and Barry are the executive producers for CNBC.