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[04/12/18 - 11:00 AM]
CBS Announces Comedian, Actor and Global Superstar Kevin Hart as Host of "TKO: Total Knock Out," The All-New Obstacle Course Competition from Mark Burnett and MGM Television
"This show is perfectly aligned with my global brand," said Kevin Hart. "The minute Mark Burnett pitched me, I got it and we decided to work together. This show has the potential to make me look tall."

[02/20/18 - 09:29 AM]
CBS Orders "TKO," A New Competition Series from Mark Burnett and MGM Television for Summer 2018
"TKO" features one player racing through daunting obstacles while the other contestants are manning battle stations along the course, firing over-the-top projectiles in an attempt to knock them off and slow them down.







TKO (CBS)
DEVELOPMENT HISTORY:
2/20/18 - 4/12/18
STATUS:
currently in development (2018-2019 season)
DEVELOPMENT STAGE:
ordered to series
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
10 episodes
DESCRIPTION:
(from CBS's press release, February 2018) CBS has ordered TKO (working title), an obstacle course series with a twist, from executive producer Mark Burnett (SURVIVOR) and MGM Television. The 10-episode series will premiere in summer 2018, it was announced today by Sharon Vuong, Senior Vice President, Alternative Programming for the Network. TKO features one player racing through daunting obstacles while the other contestants are manning battle stations along the course, firing over-the-top projectiles in an attempt to knock them off and slow them down. It's a physical and funny "us versus them" scenario, with the top two players advancing to the final showdown to face off for a cash prize.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Kevin Hart as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Barry Poznick as EP
· Kevin Hart as EP
· Mark Burnett as EP
· Sean Kelly as CRTR
· Steve Hughes as CRTR
GENRE(S):
· reality
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· HartBeat Productions
· MGM Television
· Shaggy Entertainment