It's a chilly day on the set of Wipeout, located on a sprawling 20-acre ranch about 40 miles north of Los Angeles. The remote location is buzzing with activity, as a 300-person crew puts another group of contestants through Wipeout's signature obstacle course.
Reporting on the proceedings is original sidelines co-host...
ABC is staying in the Wipeout business.
The schadenfreude-inspiring competition series has been renewed for a sixth season, the network announced Wednesday.
The sixth season...
Reality producer Matt Kunitz has asked contestants to eat foul bugs (on Fear Factor) and jump on big red balls (see Wipeout). But that's child's play compared to what he's put people through on ABC's recent new entry, 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show.
Wipeout is coming back for Season 5 with a new team member in tow, Entertainment Weekly reports.
Vanessa Minnillo has signed on as the new co-host, replacing Jill Wagner, who announced her exit last month.
Jill Wagner wipes out of ABC's Wipeout
"We will miss Jill, but...
101 Ways To Leave A Game Show
ABC has picked up 101 Ways to Leave a Game Show to air this summer, Deadline reports.
The show features contestants competing in a series of multiple-choice questions for a $50,000 cash prize.
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What's the gimmick? Contestants are eliminated from the show in wild ways (like being shot of a cannon or pulled off a dock by a speed boat).
The network has ordered six episodes, to be hosted by...
Baby, it's cold outside! The bumps-and-bruises game show Wipeout mixes some flakes with the falls when it debuts a new, season-appropriate obstacle course. "We created a winter wonderland," says exec producer Matt Kunitz, the mad genius behind the show. "It's all the fun we've had with Wipeout, but with a whole new feel and look."
Reality-TV fans, do you watch Fear Factor and daydream about degrading yourself by free-falling from high places, swimming in crawly critters and eating mushy atrocities just like the contestants on the television series? Well, you needn't relegate those lofty goals to your fantasies any longer. All you have to do is go down to Universal Studios theme parks in Hollywood, Calif. and Orlando, Fla., and participate in Fear Factor Live.
"We're 125 episodes into [the series], going into our sixth season. We're the first reality show to be syndicated. But for me, this is the icing on the cake, to become a theme park attraction," Fear Factor creator Matt Kunitz tells TVGuide.com. "It's a little boy's dream to come and see my baby there!
"This attraction reflects what the TV show is, from wild stunts to eating gross things," he adds. "But unlike our show, where you're competing to win $50,000, you do Fear Factor Live just for prid