ABC’s Ultimate Surfer surprised me in many ways. It’s a talent competition that takes place thanks to a wave machine at Kelly Slater’s Surf Ranch, and also involves strategy between the surfers.
Rebel Wilson hosts ABC’s Pooch Perfect, which also stars Lisa Vanderpump. It follows HBO Max’s Haute Dog, hosted by Matt Rogers, which
The Hustler has a great host, Craig Ferguson, and a fun set. And it could have been a game show version of The Mole. But some odd choices keep it from being great.
ABC is bringing back The Chase, the UK game show that aired four seasons on GSN in the United States, and the Jeopardy! GOAT champions will rotate in the role as The Chaser.
Luke Wilson acts as hard as he can while hosting ABC’s Emergency Call from what appears to be an escape room. The show also uses actors to portray people calling 911, and misses an opportunity to really focus on dispatchers.
Netflix’s Floor is Lava is visually stunning, with its set of gurgling lava slime, but it needs better narration, like Ryan Reynolds’ Deadpool-style narration on ABC’s new game show Don’t.
ABC announced a new music-themed Bachelor spin-off, The Bachelor: Listen To Your Heart, plus its acquisition of Supermarket Sweep and a revival of Millionaire.