[12/03/08 - 12:16 PM]
Meet the 13 Contestants from the CW's New Horror/Reality Series "13 - Fear Is Real" Premiering Wednesday, January 7
The 13 people will "compete to 'stay alive' as they face their deepest fears in an all-out elimination competition and scare-fest."

[via press release from The CW]


December 3, 2008 (Burbank, CA) - 13 � FEAR IS REAL, a new horror/reality series premieres Wednesday, January 7 (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) on The CW. Special encore performances will air on Fridays (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET) beginning January 9.

Thirteen people compete to "stay alive" as they face their deepest fears in an all-out elimination competition and scare-fest. Pitted against each other in situations straight from the horror movies, the 13 will face shocking surprises, psychological scares and lots of "beware of the dark" moments, all designed by a "mastermind" of terror. Each week, one unlucky victim will be "killed off" via frightening challenges and game-playing until only one person is left to win the grand prize of � fittingly � $66,666.


Name: ADAM

Age: 25

Hometown: Bend, Oregon (currently Seattle, Washington)

Occupation: Musician

Favorite Horror Film: "Texas Chainsaw Massacre"

Biggest Fear: Snakes, spiders and being burned alive.

Hobbies: Music, surfing, wakeboarding, snowboarding, camping, hiking and anything outdoors.

Name: CODY

Age: 22

Hometown: Austin, Texas

Occupation: Student

Biggest Fear: Clowns with spiders for hands and needles for stilts.

Favorite Horror Film: "Session 9"

Hobbies: Longboarding, partying, going to shows, playing bass and watching people.


Age: 26

Hometown: Waycross, Georgia (currently Los Angeles, California)

Occupation: Sports Show Co-Host

Favorite Horror Films: "Saw I and Saw IV"

Biggest Fear: Roaches and rats

Hobbies: Watching all sports, exercising and reading


Age: 23

Hometown: Fort Collins, Colorado (currently San Diego, California)

Occupation: Marketing and Product Specialist

Favorite Horror Films: "House of Wax," "Texas Chainsaw Massacre" "Wrong Turn" and "Open Water"

Biggest Fear: goldfish, sharks, spiders and snakes

Hobbies: shopping, bike riding, running and roller blading on the boardwalk.

Anything Else You Want To Include: I just started training for an Ironman.


Age: 27

Hometown: San Jose, California (currently Medford, Oregon)

Occupation: Customer Service Representative

Biggest Fear: Being stranded or lost

Favorite Horror Film: "The Exorcist"

Hobbies: Snowboarding and playing the piano.


Age: 24

Hometown: Cherry Hill, New Jersey

Occupation: Model/Hairstylist

Biggest Fear: Sharks

Favorite Horror Film: "The Exorcism of Emily Rose"

Hobbies: Shopping and playing with my dog Rocky.

Anything Else You Want To Include: i go to church every Sunday

Name: LEAH

Age: 21

Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Occupation: Student

Favorite Horror Film: I don't watch horror movies at all. I already have to sleep with a nitelight or my television on. If i watch a horror movie I can't sleep by myself for days.

Biggest Fear: Sharks and Freddy Krueger

Hobbies: spending time with sister and friends.


Age: 24

Hometown: Columbus, Ohio

Occupation: Personal Trainer

Favorite Horror Film: "Kill Bill"

Biggest Fear: Trapped in a blazing fire and suffocation.

Hobbies: Fitness, concerts, dancing, baking and blogging.

Name: NASSER (pronounced NAH-SEAR) aka "Show"

Age: 26

Hometown: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Occupation: Hotel Concierge

Favorite Horror Films: "Saw" films

Biggest Fear: Fearless


Age: 26

Hometown: Victoria, Texas (currently Los Angeles, California)

Occupation: Event Coordinator

Biggest Fear: Fearless

Favorite Horror Films: "Scream" and "The Texas Chainsaw Massacre"

Hobbies: Surfing, Music, Basketball and Traveling.

Name: RYAN

Age: 24

Hometown: Yorba Linda, California

Occupation: Account Executive, Sports Industry

Biggest Fear: Snakes and Sharks

Favorite Horror Film: "Texas Chainsaw Massacre"

Hobbies: Exercising, going to the beach and playing sports.


Age: 29

Hometown: Sioux Falls, South Dakota (currently North Hollywood, California)

Occupation: Actress

Biggest Fear: Snakes and Drowning

Favorite Horror Films: "Sixth Sense" and "Nightmare on Elm Street"

Hobbies: Painting, cooking, sewing, shopping and eating.

Name: TED

Age: 24

Hometown: Chalfont, Pennsylvania (currently Bucks County, Pennsylvania)

Occupation: Contractor/Teacher/Bartender

Favorite Horror Films: "Saw" franchise

Biggest Fear: Snakes

Hobbies: Die-hard Philadelphia Phillies fan, anything competitive and doing things people tell me I can't do.

13 � FEAR IS REAL is produced by Magic Molehill Productions, Inc. and Warner Horizon Television Inc. in association with Jay Bienstock Productions and Ghost House Pictures with executive producers Jay Bienstock ("Survivor," "The Apprentice"), Sam Raimi (the "Spider-Man" films, "The Evil Dead" films) & Robert Tapert ("The Evil Dead" films, "The Grudge" films).

  [december 2008]  


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