Wipeout

WipeoutNetwork: ABC
Episodes: 137 (hour)
Seasons: Seven

TV show dates: June 24, 2008 — September 7, 2014
Series status: Cancelled

Performers include: John Henson, Jill Wagner, and John Anderson (co-hosts).

TV show description:
In order to win the $50,000 grand prize on this reality show competition, contestants must survive the world’s largest obstacle course.

Each episode features 24 new players who are slowly whittled down to one winner through a series of four rounds. The first round or, “the qualifier,” features a four-part obstacle course in which the twelve participants with the best times move on further in the competition.

In “the sweeper,” or the second round, the remaining twelve must jump a rotating hurdle that changes speeds and heights each time it circles around. The six who fall from their platform first don’t make it to round three, known as the “road to the final four.”

Contestants in this round participate in a stunts like “Dizzy Dummy” where players are spun around and then stopped in order to cross an obstacle dangling over a pool, or the “Dreadmill” where the final six walk on an oversized treadmill and must stay on while trying to avoid balls, inflatable fish, and even doors obstructing their moving path.

“The Wipeout Zone” is the last and most complicated obstacle course to be conquered. The player to do so, in the least amount of time, wipes out the competition and walks away bruised but with the cash prize in hand.

The show is hosted by John Henson and John Anderson and, is co-hosted by Jill Wagner.

Series Finale:     
Episode #137 — Tournament of Champions
The final competition of the season pits champions against one another in the first “Tournament of Champions” edition. The 12 winners from throughout the season return to fight through the “Chopper Blade,” revisit the “Big Balls,” and face “The Playpound” infested with pool sharks — all before landing in the Wipeout Zone.
First aired: September 7, 2014.

  

What do you think? Do you like the Wipeout TV show? Do you think it should have been cancelled or renewed for an eighth season?

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  1. mat denny says

    dear any1 i want to get on the show wipeout how do i apply can some1 help me ive tryed but i just dont no how to apply thanks

  2. Jenkins, M says

    I loved wipeout. Is it cancelled? plz bring it back!!! Im 12 and i think they should definately have a kid version!!!

  3. bob says

    i love this show , and the kids loved it , i hope they bring the show back i never laugh so hard in my life , it was very good .

  4. isaac goldman says

    hey i am a great great kid and i love you,r show and i am 12 years old i want to be on you,r show but i don,t know how to i have went to a lot of you,r websites i want to know if you will send me a leater in the mail and tell me how to i am great at sports and hard stuf lick on you,r show well i have to go pleas send me a leater.

  5. Christian says

    mat vitela, during every Wipeout episode, there are a few commercial breaks. In one of those breaks, there is a 15-second explanation on how to become a contestant. I haven’t paid attention to it, so all I know is that they said “log on to ABC.com for more information”.

    Hope this helps you get on the show!

  6. Christian says

    Candie, this series is still on! ABC has renewed it for a 2nd season, a longer season that will start on May 27th at 8/7c. They have changed many of the obstacles, though, so I don’t know if the Sucker Punch is still around or not.

  7. Candie says

    please bring this show back on there aren’t not many shows I can watch with my 4 year old, he loved this show calling it Sucker Punch show! PLEASE BRING BACK another great show that should of never been canceled…

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