TBS promised its revival of Wipeout would “push contestants’ athleticism and willpower to even greater extremes” and “further challenge, and wear out, the stamina of the competitors.” One of its contestants just died after running the course.
TBS is reviving Wipeout, and is now casting for people who want to bounce off of objects in spectacular ways.
If you’ve always wanted to try your hand at Wipeout‘s elimination course, and/or you’ve always wanted there to be more entrails left behind after someone wipes out, here’s a game for you: Happy Wheels. The game is old but the… continue reading
Fear Factor aired its final two episodes of its revival season last night, unless NBC finds its testicles and airs the donkey semen episode. While the series held up better than might have been expected, especially since so little changed… continue reading
Survivor‘s Dream Team, the group of crew members who test challenges and work for the show’s challenge department, has been an endless source of fascination. (Watch this video for an introduction to them, and read my account of facing off… continue reading
ABC’s extreme obstacle course competition series Wipeout is losing its co-host Jill Wagner, who’s being replaced by former True Beauty host Vanessa Minnillo as of next season’s Winter Wipeout. In a statement, executive producer Matt Kunitz said, “We will miss… continue reading
The third season of ABC’s Wipeout, the ridiculously fun stunt reality competition that I can’t get enough of, will be previewed tonight with a two-hour “blind date” episode that starts at 8 p.m. ET. (The actual season debuts in three… continue reading
A 33-year-old contestant on the third season of ABC’s Wipeout died last Thursday as a result of a stroke. Entertainment Tonight reports that Tom Sparks “was complaining of knee pain on the first part of the show’s obstacle course, and… continue reading
ABC’s Wipeout will return for a third season, since it’s very successful for ABC, although it’s taken a hit from So You Think You Can Dance this summer with its move to Wednesday nights. For its new season, the show… continue reading
With three new reality shows airing at the same time on Wednesday night, there is one clear loser and no clear winner: Despite Heidi and Spencer’s best efforts, NBC’s I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here 2 has about half… continue reading
ABC’s successful summer reality competition Wipeout has attracted a lawsuit from the Tokyo Broadcasting System, which says the show rips off its series Takeshi’s Castle, the series Spike TV broadcasts as MXC. The Japanese network claims “that ABC bought search… continue reading
ABC’s summer hit Wipeout has now been sold to 17 different territories, and all of the non-U.S. productions will tape on the show’s new obstacle course in Argentina. Most recently, “BBC1 in Blighty, Telecinco in Spain, RTL4 in the Netherlands… continue reading
The ridiculously fun summer hit series Wipeout will return to ABC, as the network has unsurprisingly renewed it for a second season. It’s unsurprising considering the series is the second-most popular show in the country. Four episodes of the show… continue reading
ABC and SciFi are developing two new competition-based reality series that are extremely similar to shows that aired a few years ago on other networks. Endemol is producing a pilot of Wipeout for ABC, a show that “features 50 contestants… continue reading