CBS’ new reality competition is making heads turn but in a completely wrong way. Ever since the network announced its new series The Activist, which will be hosted by Priyanka Chopra Jonas, singer Usher and Julianne Hough there has been a lot of noise on social media about it. Unfortunately, hardly any are positive.
For those who want to know what The Activist is all about, the Global Citizen-produced five-week reality series is scheduled to premiere shortly and will see six activists teamed with one of three high-profile public figures as they work together to “bring meaningful change to one of three vitally important world causes: health, education, and environment.” The success of their efforts will be measured using host input, social metrics, and online engagement.
The crux of the show as stated by CBS executive, Jack Sussman is to combine philanthropy and entertainment, he said “We’re thrilled to have Usher, Priyanka, and Julianne as part of the series,…