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[05/23/22 - 10:01 AM]
Janelle James Set to Host Larger-Than-Life Competition Series for ABC, "The Final Straw"
NFL superstar Peyton Manning's Omaha Productions also joins the project as executive producer.

[04/07/22 - 11:02 AM]
ABC Announces Summer 2022 Unscripted Premiere Dates, Series Greenlights, New Specials and Renewals
Marking its third consecutive year ranked or tied as the season's No. 1 entertainment network Adults 18-49, ABC celebrates summer with a strong lineup of new and returning series and specials that revels in love, competition, dogs, games and, of course, Martha Stewart.







FINAL STRAW, THE (ABC)
Premieres Sunday, July 10
BROADCAST HISTORY:
7/10/22 - ???
STATUS:
new this summer (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
sundays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2022) Comedian Janelle James will host the new, physical comedy competition series, "The Final Straw," premiering SUNDAY, JULY 10 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. NFL superstar Peyton Manning's Omaha Productions also joins the project as executive producer. The stakes are high as four teams of colorful contestants face off to combat tremendous tipping towers. Each life-sized themed tower is chock full of various objects ranging from basketballs to small kitchen appliances as contestants try to successfully pull items from the stack without tipping it over in order to earn prizes. If the tower falls, the team is eliminated; and the last team standing will compete against The Mega Stack, an epic battle of physics where the odds are literally stacked against them, in hopes of winning a life-changing grand prize of up to $250,000 with the option to walk away or risk it all.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Janelle James as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brien Meagher as EP
· Keith Geller as EP
· Peyton Manning as EP
· Rhett Bachner as EP
· Sarah Happel Jackson as EP
GENRE(S):
· game show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· B17 Entertainment
· Omaha Productions
· Walt Disney Television