The CW takes to Taskmaster, Fridge Wars
UKTV’s Bafta-nominated Taskmaster
US broadcast network The CW has acquired four unscripted shows to bolster its summer schedule, including UK comedy competition format Taskmaster and Canadian culinary competition series Fridge Wars.
Bafta-nominated comedy Taskmaster is an Avalon production for UKTV while Fridge Wars is coproduced and by The Gurin Company for Canadian broadcaster CBC.
Horror whodunnit competition series Killer Camp, from Keshet International-owned UK prodco Tuesday’s Child, originally made for UK broadcaster ITV2, is also among The CW’s acquisitions, together with reality series Being Reuben. The latter is produced by Warner Bros International Television Production-owned prodco Ricochet and Krempelwood for Discovery-owned UK net Quest Red.