It’s recreation time this summer season on International TV as the primary spherical of recent and returning sequence headlining the summer season primetime lineup is filled with competitors actuality sequence showcasing on a regular basis individuals, skilled athletes and celebrities.
International welcomes new sequence together with the comedic recreation present Recreation On! and actuality sequence Robust As Nails, together with Season 2 of Dwayne (The Rock) Johnson‘s The Titan Video games.
“Greater than ever, Canadians are connecting with Corus networks, whether or not via TV, on-line or streaming apps,” mentioned Troy Reeb, EVP broadcast networks for Corus Leisure. “Because the creation of social distancing in mid-March, we’ve seen a 28 per cent enhance in International’s complete viewers versus earlier this yr, powered by each International Information and our dynamic primetime lineup of scripted and actuality sequence. And we’re thrilled so as to add much more muscle to the schedule with these new competitors sequence.”
Check out the competitors actuality sequence beneath.
Hosted by Keegan-Michael Key, new sports activities comedy leisure present Recreation On! premieres Wednesday, Could 27 at Eight p.m. ET/PT on International.
As equal components comedy and recreation present, the genre-busting sequence pits two groups of three — captained by tennis champion Venus Williams and Tremendous Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski, alongside comedians Bobby Lee and Ian Karmel, and rotating sports activities stars, comedians and celebrities — towards one another in over-the-top bodily challenges, absurd trivia and subject competitions.
Later this summer season, International welcomes Robust As Nails, a brand new 10-episode competitors sequence debuting Wednesday, July Eight at 9 p.m. ET/PT.
From producer Phil Keoghan (The Superb Race), who may also function host, and his producing companion, Louise Keoghan, the sequence celebrates on a regular basis individuals who roll up their sleeves and don’t suppose twice about working lengthy, onerous hours and getting their fingers soiled to maintain their nation operating.
Rivals who think about the calluses on their fingers a badge of honour shall be examined for his or her energy, endurance, life abilities and, most significantly, psychological toughness in challenges that happen at real-world job websites.
Kicking off the summer season schedule is an all-new season of the hit athletic competitors sequence The Titan Video games, premiering in a particular two-hour episode Monday, Could 25 at Eight p.m. ET/PT on International.
Hosted by Johnson, the 13-episode sequence incorporates a new crop of athletes with inspiring tales as they go face to face in challenges designed to check the thoughts, physique and coronary heart.
This season, six world-renowned athletes may also compete towards the on a regular basis Titans, together with two-time Olympic gold medal-winning and present undisputed boxing world champion Claressa Shields, 10-time Professional-Bowler Joe Thomas, Tremendous Bowl champion Victor Cruz, Olympic gold medal-winning snowboarder Hannah Teter, American Ninja Warrior star Jessie Graff and five-time UFC champion Tyron Woodley.
TRAILER: ‘The Titan Video games’ with Dwayne Johnson
New episodes of The Wall additionally proceed into the summer season transferring to Monday nights starting June 1 at 9 p.m. ET/PT on International.
From government producer LeBron James and hosted by Chris Hardwick, The Wall affords a pair of teammates life-altering money prizes.
The principles are easy: get a query right and a inexperienced ball will fall down the Wall and add the worth of the slots to the participant’s profitable complete. Miss a query and an ominous purple ball will fall and deduct the worth from the groups’ complete. Teammates should work collectively to construct an enormous money prize.
This summer season viewers also can stream International’s lineup of hit sequence, from New Amsterdam to Personal Eyes and Survivor, on GlobalTV.com and the International TV App.
The International TV App not too long ago added Grownup Swim and Nationwide Geographic to the platform, giving viewers much more content material alongside its suite of specialty networks together with Meals Community Canada, HGTV Canada, W Community, HISTORY®, Showcase, Slice and free 24/7 entry to native and nationwide information feeds from International Information.
Further summer season programming on International shall be introduced at a later date.
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