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[01/15/20 - 12:30 PM]
"Hot Ones: The Game Show" Heats Up Winter on truTV
In each episode, host Sean Evans welcomes fans into the "Pepperdome" to compete against one another by answering trivia questions and eating increasing mouth-scorching hot wings for $25,000 and the chance to become Hot Ones legends.

[via press release from truTV]

"HOT ONES: THE GAME SHOW" HEATS UP WINTER ON TRUTV

Weekly Series Hosted by Sean Evans Premieres on Tuesday, February 18 at 10:00pm ET/PT

PASADENA - January 15, 2020 - truTV's fiery new series Hot Ones: The Game Show is set to make its debut on Tuesday, February 18 at 10:00pm ET/PT. This hilarious half-hour game show is based on the hugely popular Hot Ones web series created by Complex Networks' First We Feast. In each episode, host Sean Evans welcomes fans into the "Pepperdome" to compete against one another by answering trivia questions and eating increasing mouth-scorching hot wings for $25,000 and the chance to become Hot Ones legends. The series has wrapped production on its 20-episode order and the network has also licensed the rights to 20 episodes of the original web series, which will air after each episode of Hot Ones: The Game Show, as part of a Hot Ones hour on truTV.

Hot Ones: The Game Show joins truTV's line-up that's bold and fresh, showcasing audacious content with relatable characters and laugh-out-loud moments.

Hot Ones has become a global phenomenon, with more than one-billion views over ten seasons, and now fans have been invited to join in the fun. Each week, two teams compete in a battle of gastrointestinal fortitude through three rounds of trivia while chowing down on blazing hot wings slathered in sauces so fiery, contestants start to lose control of their senses. Each team will become completely disoriented while they try to battle the insane heat of each sauce and make it through to the next round. With EMTs standing by, reactions range from tears, sweat, vomit and in one case, a panic attack, as their mouths melt from the intense heat of the sauce. After three rounds the team with the most cash will enter the Ring of Fire where they must work together to win the grand prize and the soothing milkshake antidote to their burning mouths.

This season, teams feature grandmothers, drag performers, firefighters, engaged couples, father/daughter pairs, among many more. Fans have no idea what they are in for, as these are all new blazing sauce recipes from around the country, bringing the heat along with the tears.

For the "Spice Lords" looking to get their Hot Ones fix sooner, the interview show returns for an all-new Season 11 on Thursday, February 6 at 11 a.m. ET on First We Feast's YouTube channel.

Hot Ones: The Game Show is produced by DIGA Studios. Sean Evans is executive producing, with Scott St. John serving as showrunner and executive producer, and DIGA's Tony DiSanto, Tommy Coriale and Nick Rigg executive producing as well. Michael Bloom also serves as executive producer for Bongo Pictures while Chris Schonberger and Justin Killion serve as executive producers for Complex Networks.

About truTV

truTV, a WarnerMedia Entertainment brand, is a bold, fresh entertainment network that gives viewers audacious content with laugh-out-loud moments and relatable characters. With millions of engaged fans across linear, digital and social channels, the cable network features a growing roster of critically acclaimed and fan-favorite, premium scripted, non-scripted and hybrid series, such as Impractical Jokers, Adam Ruins Everything, At Home with Amy Sedaris, I'm Sorry, Tacoma FD, The Carbonaro Effect, Paid Off with Michael Torpey, and more. truTV's forthcoming series includes Hot Ones: The Game Show, based off the popular digital series. truTV is also a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Championship each year. Website: www.trutv.com

About WarnerMedia

WarnerMedia is a leading media and entertainment company that creates and distributes premium and popular content from a diverse array of talented storytellers and journalists to global audiences through its consumer brands including: HBO, Warner Bros., TNT, TBS, CNN, DC Entertainment, New Line, Cartoon Network, Adult Swim, Turner Classic Movies, truTV and others. WarnerMedia is part of AT&T Inc. (NYSE:T).

About First We Feast's Hot Ones

Founded in 2012, First We Feast views food as an illuminating lens into pop culture, music, travel and more through its innovative slate of food-driven video franchises. Its flagship series "Hot Ones," the show with hot questions and even hotter wings, averages over 4 million views per episode, has grown the channel to 7.8 million subscribers and over 1.2 billion views to date. "Hot Ones" won the 2018 Shorty Award for Best Web Series, the 2019 Streamy Award for Pop Culture, the 2019 Webby Award for Food & Drink, and host Sean Evans won the 2018 and 2019 Webby Award for Best Web Personality/Host.

About Complex Networks

Complex Networks, formed from the acquisition of Complex Media Inc. through a joint venture by Verizon and Hearst, is a global lifestyle brand and media company and one of the most influential voices in popular culture today. Complex Networks' digital channels, which include Complex, First We Feast, Pigeons & Planes, Sole Collector and more, is a Top 10 publisher in the U.S. for social engagement on channels like Facebook and YouTube. A diversified and profitable media business with premium distribution partners such as Netflix, Hulu, Pluto TV, Roku, and iFlix, Complex Networks' original content exemplifies convergence culture, exploring topics that span across popular culture from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food. Complex Networks develops and distributes original programming for its channels and through output deals with premium distributors. The company cultivates content that spans across popular culture from music to movies, sports to video games, fashion to food, reaching the coveted 18-24-year-old male audience. In 2016, the company launched ComplexCon in Long Beach, California, to bring the "Internet to life." The annual event attracts over 200 culture-shifting brands and over 60,000 digitally savvy attendees to the two-day cultural festival.

About DIGA Studios

DIGA Studios is a next-gen content studio committed to great storytelling across formats, genres and platforms. Founded by former MTV President Tony DiSanto and staffed with a deep bench of industry innovators, DIGA productions are marked by a rebellious and sometimes subversive pop sensibility that resonates with youthful audiences worldwide. Past hits include Teen Wolf & Scream while current productions run the gamut from lifestyle programs to gameshows to scripted horror formats, including "50 States of Fright," executive produced by Sam Raimi for Jeffrey Katzenberg's QUIBI. DIGA Studios is a wholly owned subsidiary of ALLYANCE Media Group, with more information available at www.digastudios.com.





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