Ron Howard Teams with The Amazing Race Producers for TNT Reality Show

The executive producers of The Amazing Race will help Ron Howard and Brian Grazer stage The Great Escape at TNT.

TNT has ordered a new pilot for the reality competition, which will drop contestants into the middle of their own action/adventure movie — and force them to use their wits and physical skills to escape. They'll work together to perform tasks and solve puzzles, and then compete to gain freedom first (be it escaping a POW camp, a deserted island or a sinking ocean liner).

TNT originally developed the show last year, but it ultimately didn't go forward. Now, the cable network is shooting a full pilot, and The Amazing Race executive producers Bertram van Munster and Elise Doganieri have joined the show to lend their expertise. Read More...


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