FOX defends Boot Camp: “The shows are very different.”

FOX defends Boot Camp: “The shows are very different.”
Defending Boot Camp against CBS’ charges that it rips off Survivor, FOX says that the show is very different. But in a seemingly contradictory statement, Variety quotes a CBS exec who says that it is not “uncommon for multiple networks to be running similar series at the same time.”

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