Nickelodeon Greenlights Ryan Seacrest Productions’ New Game Show Series “Go Viral”

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Nickelodeon has picked up 40 episodes of game showGo Viral(working title) from Ryan Seacrest Productions (RSP), it was announced today byRussell Hicks, Nickelodeon’s President of Content Development and Production.The half-hour, studio-based game show features kid contestants as they compete in elimination challenges revolving around viral videos. Each round will test kids on these laugh-out-loud videos from predicting outcomes to guessing their popularity as voted by the studio audience. Production on the series is slated to commence early next year inLos Angelesand set to premiere in Summer 2014.

“We’re excited to be working with Ryan Seacrest Productions on this show that captures pop culture in an exciting new way for kids,” said Hicks. “Nickelodeon has an undeniable track record in producing hit game shows and we are adapting the format to reflect the way kids consume content today.”

“Everyone at RSP worked hard to develop a new game show that showcases the way kids consume entertainment today,” said Ryan Seacrest Productions CEOAdam Sher. “It’s our first series with Nickelodeon, and we’re excited to work with their team, and contribute to their legacy of making groundbreaking kids programming.”

Go Viralwill be produced by RSP, withRyan SeacrestandAdam Sherserving as Executive Producers fortheseries.

Nickelodeon has a long history of developing original, hit game shows for kids. The first game show that aired on the network wasDouble Darein 1986, featuring Nick’s signatory slime. Over the next decade, Nickelodeon launched many other game shows including hits such asFamily Double Dare,Wild and Crazy Kids,GUTS,BrainSurge,Legends of the Hidden Temple,Global GUTSandFigure it Out.

Written by Juliet Schroder

Juliet Schroder

Juliet is the founder and executive producer/host of Celeb Secrets and Celeb Secrets Country. When not reporting on the latest news in pop culture and country music, she enjoys traveling, spending time with friends and family, and exploring the latest fashion trends.

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