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Vernon Kay
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NBC: 6/2/2005 – 6/20/2005
Granada Entertainment

Hit Me Baby One More Time (or Hit Me Baby 1 More Time) is based on the British format of the same name, where faded bands and one-hit wonders of the past get a second shot at fame in this short-lived reality show, which lets the viewers vote on which act they still favor as winners were chosen by the studio audience and got a donation in their name to a charity of their choice.


The series was a one-hour competition program featuring veteran music hit-makers famous who each performed their greatest hits as well as cover a popular contemporary song with the favorite to be determined by audience voting. Also included in the show was background packages on what made the hit-makers famous as well as updates of their current lives and careers.


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Hollywood Center Studios


The original British version (also hosted by Vernon Kay) aired on ITV from 2 April (April 2) until 22 May (May 22) 2005.

For the American version, the show’s title is abbreviated (seen above) as "Hit Me Baby 1 More Time".

The show's title is a reference of a hit 1999 pop song by Britney Spears of the same name even though they are not related to each other.


Article about the original British version (courtesy of
Official Website (via Internet Archive)