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The Differences Between Fear Factor with Joe Rogan and The MTV Version with Ludicrous

It has become a common practice of television networks and film studios to reboot old series and movies in an attempt to appeal to a younger audience. There are times in which the reboot is actually better than the original and then there are times in which rebooting a series or movie turns into an insult. Basically, in order for a reboot to work, there have to be elements that allow the audience to connect to the original idea and brand while presenting subtle changes in nuance that give it more of an edge and appeal. The new MTV version ...Read More... http://www.tvovermind.com/tv-news/differences-fear-factor-joe-rogan-mtv-version-ludicrous

MTV's "Fear Factor" Delivers Network's Biggest Series Premiere in Two Years

MTV spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 30.  ...Read More... http://www.thefutoncritic.com/ratings/2017/06/01/mtvs-fear-factor-delivers-networks-biggest-series-premiere-in-two-years-722215/20170601mtv03/

Fear Factor Revival Is MTV Highest Rated Premiere In 2 Years Among Young Adults

Tuesday nights season premiere of MTV s Fear Factor revival hosted by Ludacris was the networks highest-rated series premiere in two years among adults 18-34, delivering a 0.83 rating in the key demo, up 164% vs. its time period average. Airing at 10 PM, the reboot drew 936,000 total viewers in Live+Same Day. The Fear Factor debut also gave lead-in Champs Vs Pros a boost. Tuesday night's 9 PM episode of the reality series hita season high in 18-34 (0.61), up 13% vs ...Read More... http://deadline.com/2017/05/mtv-fear-factor-revival-premiere-viewership-record-key-demo-ratings-1202105491/

Fear Factor Is Getting Revived with Ludacris as Host But There's a Big Twist

  Take that, rewind it back, Ludacris got the worms to make your belly go bleh . The rapper-actor will host a reboot of the early aughts gross-out game show Fear Factor for MTV, the network announced Wednesday. There will be a significant difference from the Joe Rogan -hosted original, though -- it won't ...Read More... http://www.tvguide.com/news/fear-factor-revival-ludacris-mtv/?rss=breakingnews

Fear Factor Revived by MTV with Ludacris as Host - E! Online

Fear Factor lives again. E! News has confirmed MTV has revived the fan-favorite NBC reality show with a 12-episode reboot hosted and executive produced by Ludacris. However, this time don't expect as many insect challenges, the new series, which premieres Tuesday, May 30 at 10 p.m. on MTV, will have segments inspired by urban legends, scary movies and everyday anxiety-inducing happenings, like rescuing personal cell phones from extreme heights. Each episode will feature eight contestants in four teams of two, like best friends, co-workers, exes, siblings, etc., according to a press release. Read the full article at E! Online .

Fox Orders Survival Competition Series From 'Wipeout,' 'Fear Factor' Producer

The network has added eight episodes of Lionsgate TV-produced 'Kicking and Screaming' for 2016.  Read More... http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/thr/television/~3/91e8IH8gpOI/story01.htm

'Fear Factor' donkey semen episode airs on Danish television

The "Fear Factor" episode that NBC deemed too hot (or vomit-inducing) for TV has made its way onto Danish television and, of course, YouTube. So now you too can watch a pair of attractive female twins guzzle donkey semen and urine -- if that's what you're into. Note: If just reading the above sentence made you gag, do NOT watch the video below. Even with the low quality recording, you will still lose your lunch just like the contestants watching the girls drink the stuff almost did.NBC Entertainment Chairman Bob Greenblatt tells TMZ back in January, "I reviewed the episode late last week and decided it was a segment we should not air."And the American Donkey & Mule Society president says the group doesn't "condone use of the animals in such a manner." Watch at your own risk below.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/06/fear-factor-donkey-semen-episode-airs-on-danish-television.html

'Fear Factor' Donkey Semen Stunt May Not Be Aired

Animal activists are condoning the 'use of the animals in such a manner' and producers are seriously considering to shelve the episode. http://www.aceshowbiz.com/news/view/00047360.html

TV ratings: 'Castle' tops a quiet Monday on broadcast, BCS title game will lead night

Fast National ratings for Monday, Jan. 9, 2012The biggest program on TV Monday night was, without a doubt, college football's BCS title game. But that aired on ESPN, and its ratings won't be available until later Tuesday. What we know now is that the return of "Castle" to ABC helped the network score a win among the broadcast networks, as CBS went with a slate of reruns for the night.ABC drew 8.1 million viewers and a 5.4 rating/8 share in households Monday night, beating CBS (7 million, 4.6/7) by a little over a million viewers. NBC (4.9 million, 3.0/4) took third. FOX was fourth with 3.3 million viewers and a 2.1/3, and The CW scored a shade under 800,000 viewers and a 0.6/1 with its reruns.In the adults 18-49 demographic, ABC's 2.2 rating was just good enough to beat CBS' 2.1. NBC finished third at 1.5, followed by FOX, 1.1, and The CW, 0.3.... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2012/01/tv-ratings-castle-tops-a-quiet-monday-on-broadcast-bcs-title-game-will-lead-night.html

TV ratings: CBS beats 'Terra Nova' finale on a slow Monday

Fast national ratings for Monday, Dec. 19, 2011The Monday night before Christmas is filled with reruns, so it's no wonder not too many people tuned in to their TVs last night. CBS managed to pull out a win with repeats of its Monday night sitcoms, although the two-hour "Terra Nova" finale on FOX just barely came in second.CBS snagged 7.4 million viewers for a 4.8 rating/7 share in households, while FOX managed to drum up 7.2 million viewers and a 4.0/6. NBC followed with 5.4 million (3.2/5), ABC with 4.5 million (2.7/4) and The CW with 1.2 million (0.8/1). In the 18-49 demographic, CBS and FOX tied with 2.2 ratings, while NBC landed a 1.7, ABC a 1.1 and CW last with a 0.3.Monday ratings hour-by-hour: 8 p.m. CBS: "How I Met Your Mother" rerun (6.8 million viewers, 4.4/7); "2 Broke Girls" rerun (7.7 million, 4.9/8) FOX: "Terra Nova" finale (7.2 million, 4.1/6) NBC: "Who's... http://blog.zap2it.com/frominsidethebox/2011/12/tv-ratings-cbs-beats-terra-nova-finale-on-a-slow-monday.html