Fantasy Island will be coming back to NBC, but as a reality TV show.

Fantasy Island will be coming back to NBC, but as a reality TV show.
NBC is bringing back Fantasy Island, but this time, it will be a nonfiction show that finds the cast members coming to a tropical island to live out a fantasy. There will not be a game show or prize element to the series, but it may include “several twists and turns,” according to a producer.

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