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[10/18/16 - 06:15 AM]
CBS Orders "Candy Crush," A New Game Show Based on the Mobile Game Franchise
In the series, the game that has become a worldwide phenomenon comes to life as teams of two people use their wits and physical agility to compete on enormous, interactive game boards.







CANDY CRUSH (CBS)
Premieres in Midseason 2017 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
???
STATUS:
new in 2017/2018 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, October 2016) CBS has ordered CANDY CRUSH, a new one-hour, live action game show series based on the globally renowned mobile game franchise. CBS, Lionsgate and King will join together on the new format created and executive produced by Matt Kunitz that will be distributed domestically by CBS Television Distribution and internationally by Lionsgate. In the game Candy Crush Saga, players match colorful candies in combinations of three or more to win points, defeat obstacles and progress through more than 2,000 levels. Candy Crush Saga and its sister title, Candy Crush Soda Saga, are two of the top 10 grossing mobile games in the U.S. On average, 18 billion game rounds are played every month around the world.* In the series, the game that has become a worldwide phenomenon comes to life as teams of two people use their wits and physical agility to compete on enormous, interactive game boards featuring next generation technology to conquer CANDY CRUSH and be crowned the champions. A host will be announced at a later date.
CREW INFORMATION:
· Matt Kunitz as EP
· Nicki Sheard as EP
· Peter Levin as EP
· Russell Binder as EP
· Sebastian Knutsson as EP
GENRE(S):
· game show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· CBS Television Studios
· King Ltd.
· Lionsgate Television
· Pulse Creative