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[11/01/19 - 11:00 AM]
truTV Enters the Pepperdome with Greenlight of Complex Networks' "Hot Ones: The Game Show" Hosted by Sean Evans
"Hot Ones: The Game Show" will air on truTV as part of a "Hot Ones" hour each week, with one episode of the game show followed by one episode of the original "First We Feast" digital talk show, also hosted by Evans.







HOT ONES: THE GAME SHOW (TRUTV)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
11/1/19
STATUS:
currently in development (2020-2021 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
20 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from truTV's press release, November 2019) truTV is bringing the heat with its fiery new series, Hot Ones: The Game Show, based on the wildly successful web talk series created and produced by Complex Networks' brand, First We Feast. Host Sean Evans will dare contestants to put their money where their mouth is and enter the "Pepperdome," to compete for $25,000 in a battle of wits and gastro-intestinal fortitude. Hot Ones: The Game Show will air on truTV as part of a Hot Ones hour each week, with one episode of the game show followed by one episode of the original First We Feast digital talk show, also hosted by Evans. truTV has licensed episodes of the massively popular series featuring A-list celebrities that became a phenomenon with more than a billion views over its 10 seasons. In each episode of Hot Ones: The Game Show, two teams of two face three rounds, banking as much cash as they can to compete for the grand prize. Contestants will be quizzed on pop-culture trivia while chowing down on wings slathered in sauces meant to bring on the sweat. The teams will have their mental and visual skills tested through all three rounds as the burn sets in and the contestants become completely disoriented. The team with the most cash at the end of all three rounds moves on to the finale, The Ring of Fire. Five flaming rings stand between the teammates and the cash, and they must work together to solve a password game, with each successful clue extinguishing another ring of flames as they get closer and closer to the money - and the antidote for their burning mouths. If the teammates fight through the pain and guess five correct passwords in 90 seconds, they'll win $25,000 in cash and claim their places as Hot Ones legends!
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Sean Evans as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Chris Schonberger as EP
· Justin Killion as EP
· Michael Bloom as EP
· Nick Rigg as EP
· Scott St. John as EP
· Tommy Coriale as EP
· Tony DiSanto as EP
GENRE(S):
· game show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Bongo Productions
· Complex Networks
· DIGA Studios