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Lizzo, Jonathan Van Ness, Padma Lakshmi and THR’s Reality Roundtable Talk Guilty Pleasures, Crying on Camera and Underboob Sweat

The level of talent (and comic timing) at The Hollywood Reporter‘s Reality Emmy Roundtable was in no short supply, but there was still a moment of giddy reverence when one particular participant entered the chat. Will Arnett (Fox’s Lego Masters), Nicole Byer (Netflix’s Nailed It! and ABC’s Wipeout), Padma Lakshmi (Hulu’s Taste the Nation and […]

‘Wipeout’ Contestant Died of Heart Attack After Completing Course, Coroner Rules

Michael Paredes, 38, suffered a medical emergency on the Santa Clarita set of the TBS show on Nov. 18.

‘Wipeout’ Contestant Dies After Completing Course

A 'Wipeout' contestant died Wednesday after completing the course for the TBS show. “We are devastated to have learned of his passing and our deepest sympathy goes out to the family," a TBS spokesperson said in a statement. 

Endemol Format Acquisitions Head Grant Ross Resigns

Erik de Winter is promoted to global manager of format acquisitions at the company, producer of “Big Brother” and “Deal or No Deal.”

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.

‘Duck,’ ‘Dome’ and ‘Daily Show’: Inside Summer TV’s Winners and Losers

"Duck Dynasty" and "Under the Dome" dominate, John Oliver ably mans Jon Stewart's desk, and "Wipeout" lives up to its name as THR breaks down the season's boosts and busts.

ABC’s ‘Wipeout’ Renewed for Sixth Season

Jill Wagner will return as co-host of the reality series.

Endemol Names New Brazil Boss

Juliana Alganaraz will oversee operations at Endemol's Brazil offices in Sao Paulo.

ABC Renews ‘America’s Funniest Home Videos,’ ‘Wife Swap’

"AFV," which premiered in 1989, will begin its 23rd season in the fall.

Endemol Closes In on Debt-Restructuring Deal

The producer of “Wipeout,” “Fear Factor” and “Big Brother” says that more than two-thirds of its lenders back the proposal.

ABC, Endemol Settle ‘Wipeout’ Copyright Lawsuit With Japanese Broadcaster

Tokyo Broadcasting System had argued that the ABC obstacle course competition ripped off several Japanese game shows.

Endemol Acquires Worldwide Format Rights to ‘Canada Sings’ Glee Club Competition Series

The global producer behind "Wipeout" and "Big Brother" will localize the Canadian reality show for worldwide markets.