TBS is adding a talent competition to its roster – and is not looking for the next great singer or comedian.
The cable outlet has ordered 10 episodes Go-big show, Which will feature “Superside Talent”, including monster truck drivers, crocodile trainers and stunt archers. The show has begun production in Macon, Georgia; Hosts Burt Kreicher and judges Snoop Dogg, Rosario Dawson, Jennifer Nettles and Cody Rhodes announced the series on Wednesday night in a promo that aired on TBS and sister networks TNT and TrueTV.
“Go-big show Celebrates unique, unethical and unforgettable American talent, “Corey Henson, executive VP and head of unscripted programming for TBS, TNT and TruTV.” Each contestant brings tremendous heart and swagger, which also perfectly describes Burt and our judges, a Dream Team. Talent larger than life. ”
TNT, TBS and TrueTV general manager Brett Weitz said, “We at TBS are going big and boulder with their unreleased line-up to get viewers a lot more content from our platform. Go-Big Show only delivers on this . Promise with a thrilling new take on the talent competition, but this is another example of our innovative spirit as we continue to build brand-defining, must-television. ”
The episodes will mix over-the-top acts with personal stories of contestants who go head to head in an effort to win over the judges. The winner receives a $ 100,000 prize.
Go-Big Show is being filmed from place to place in accordance with COVID-19 security protocol, with contestants and employees separated together for the duration of the filming. The seats of the arena will remain empty during filming, but the show will provide a facility to outside audiences.
The show is produced by Propagate and Matador Content, a Boatrocker company. Executive producers are Todd Lubin and Jay Pettersen of Matador Content; Howard T. Owens, Ben Silverman and Greg Lipstone of promotional materials; Showrunner Conrad Green; Kruppicher, Snoop Dogg and Ted Chung for Snoopdaleic films.
Kreischer is retaken by UTA, Levity Entertainment Group and Morris Yorn. Snoop Dog is re-taken by Ted Chung of Rampage Management and Ben Weiss. Dawson is retitled by CAA and Untitled Entertainment. Nettles has been retaken by Gellman Management and CAA. Rhodes is with Hyperion, Activist Artists Management and Morris Yarn.
This article was originally featured in THR.com.