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The sixth season of ABC's hit game show, "Wipeout," will include its 100th episode milestone. The series will celebrate that feat all season long, as 24 adventurous players of all shapes and sizes compete in the world's largest extreme obstacle course designed to showcase the best body flips, biggest splashes and amazing wipeouts that the entire family can enjoy. Jill Wagner (MTV's "Teen Wolf") returns to her role as co-host, alongside hosts John Anderson (ESPN's "SportsCenter") and John Henson (E! Entertainment's "Talk Soup").
"Wipeout" won the 2013 Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Award for Favorite Reality Show for the second year in a row.
In the new season viewers can expect all-new courses with bigger and better obstacles than ever before. The ever popular Big Balls are back, and the challenging Qualifier will include lots of twists and surprises for contestants vying to earn a spot in the completely redesigned Wipeout Zones, as they each do their best to bring home the $50,000 grand prize. The season will also have a number of themed episodes, including "Family," "Hotties VS Nerds 3.0," "Newlyweds," "Dirty Jobs," "Boss & Employee," "Blind Date," "Beauty Queens," Brains VS Brawn" and "Exes."
Each week in "Wipeout," 24 energetic new contestants of all ages, shapes and sizes go head to head through four rounds of demanding but hilarious obstacle courses to win the title of "Wipeout Champion" and the $50,000 grand prize. In the end, only one contestant will be victorious, while everyone else will Wipeout!
"Wipeout" executive producers are Matt Kunitz ("101 Ways to Leave a Game Show," "Fear Factor") and Scott Larsen. Kevin Wehrenberg, Trice Barto and J. Rupert Thompson are co-executive producers. The series is produced by Endemol USA.
About Endemol USA
Endemol USA is a leading producer of television programming specializing in unscripted and scripted genres for network and cable television. David Goldberg is Chairman and CEO of Endemol North America. The studio produces hit series including "Big Brother" (CBS), "Wipeout" (ABC) and the syndicated daytime show "Steve Harvey." They are also known for producing some of the most popular non-scripted primetime programming in North America, including "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition" and "Fear Factor." Endemol USA launched Endemol Studios, a scripted television studio operation, in August, 2011. Scripted series include "Hell on Wheels" (AMC), "Red Widow" (ABC) and "Low Winter Sun" (AMC). Endemol USA's subsidiary production companies include Authentic Entertainment ("Here Comes Honey Boo Boo"), Endemol Studios, 51 Minds ("Flavor of Love"), Original Media ("Swamp People") and True Entertainment ("Real Housewives of Atlanta"). Endemol USA is a division of the Endemol Group, a leading international content developer, producer and distributor of television and online programming. The company, headquartered in the Netherlands and the UK, has over 80 subsidiaries and joint ventures in 31 countries, including the major European markets, the U.S., Australia, Argentina, Brazil, Mexico and South Africa. Endemol is a privately held company. For more information, please visit www.endemolusa.tv.
"Wipeout" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1 channel surround sound. It carries a TV-PG,L parental guideline.
For more information on "Wipeout," visit ABC.com