Contestant Dies After Completing ‘Wipeout’ Obstacle Course

The man in his 30s was declared dead at a hospital shortly before 7 p.m. Wednesday, Los Angeles County coroner’s spokeswoman Sarah Ardalani said. The cause of death has not been released, and the man’s name was being withheld until relatives could be notified. The reality competition show ran on ABC from 2008 until 2014 and is being rebooted by TBS and production company Endemol Shine North America.

ABC’s ‘Wipeout’ Renewed For Seventh Season

The network has picked up the reality competition series for another run, with a new season-ending tournament.

ABC, Endemol Settle ‘Wipeout’ Copyright Lawsuit

Lawsuit Claiming ‘Wipeout’ A Copycat Show Settles

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Japanese television network has settled a lawsuit with ABC and a leading reality TV production company over allegations that the series “Wipeout” is a rip-off of several Japanese game shows. The Tokyo Broadcasting System sued ABC in late 2008, claiming the obstacle-course game show closely resembles several Japanese shows. It […]

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