ABC plans show that will let relatives compete for inheritance.

ABC plans show that will let relatives compete for inheritance.
Mike Fleiss, producer of The Bachelor, is planning a show for ABC under his Next Entertainment label that will find relatives and friends competing for a living relative’s inheritance. The Will will follow “[f]amily members and friends who take part in the series will be put through a series of challenges each week, many of them designed by the benefactor,” Variety reports. The contenders will also be able to vote each other out of the game, and thus out of the will. The show is currently seeking a benefactor for the show, and is offering a $10,000 reward for anyone who recommends the person who is ultimately selected.

The Quest ends its journey stronger than it began

Verlox from The Quest

A review of the finale of summer's best reality series, which wasn't always perfect but was thoroughly entertaining right down to the finish, which included phenomenal challenges and special effects. Will ABC give it a second season?

Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

Shark Tank is getting a spin-off

Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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