New Ryan Seacrest Show Gets 40-Episode Order TVWeek
A new show from Ryan Seacrest has received an order for 40 episodes. The program is a game show with the working title "Go Viral," which was picked up from Ryan Seacrest Productions by Nickelodeon.
The show is set to premiere in summer 2014.
"The half-hour, studio-based game show features kid contestants as they compete in elimination challenges revolving around viral videos," Nickelodeon said in its announcement. "Each round will test kids on these laugh-out-loud videos -- from predicting outcomes to guessing their popularity as voted by the studio audience. Production on the series is slated to commence early next year in Los Angeles."
Making the announcement was Russell Hicks, Nickelodeon’s president of Content Development and Production.
Said Hicks: “We’re excited to be working with Ryan Seacrest Productions on this show that captures pop culture in an exciting new way for kids. Nickelodeon has an undeniable track record in producing hit game shows and we are adapting the format to reflect the way kids consume content today.”
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