Wipeout
Genre
Directed by
Presented by
ComposerVanacore Music
Country of originUnited States
Original languageEnglish
No. of seasons2
No. of episodes25
Production
Executive producers
  • Matt Kunitz
  • Keith Geller
  • Sharon Levy
  • DJ Nurre
  • Shyam Balsé
  • John Cena
Producers
  • Shawna Cabrera
  • Jefferson Nolan
  • Diana Le
  • Patrick O'Flaherty Jr.
  • Sara Van Acker
Running time42 minutes
Production companies
Original release
NetworkTBS
ReleaseApril 1, 2021 (2021-04-01) –
present

Wipeout is an American television game show based on an obstacle course, hosted by John Cena, Nicole Byer, and Camille Kostek which premiered on TBS on April 1, 2021.[1][2] It is a reboot of ABC's Wipeout which ran from 2008 to 2014. The series was renewed for a second season in May 2021.

Production

In April 2020, it was announced that the original Wipeout series would be rebooted by TBS.[1] In September 2020, John Cena, Nicole Byer, and Camille Kostek were announced as hosts of the show.[2]

On February 11, 2021, it was announced that the series would premiere on April 1, 2021.[3][4] The first episode also re-aired the following day on TBS's sister network, The CW.[5] On May 19, 2021, it was announced that the reboot series was renewed for a second season.[6]

On October 19, 2021, it was announced that new episodes of the first season would resume on January 11, 2022.[7][8]

On October 5, 2023, it was announced that the second season would premiere on November 7, 2023.[9]

Episodes

Series overview

SeasonEpisodesOriginally aired
First airedLast aired
120April 1, 2021 (2021-04-01)March 8, 2022 (2022-03-08)
220[10]November 7, 2023 (2023-11-07)TBA

Season 1 (2021–22)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [10][11]Original air date [10][11]Prod.
code [10]
U.S. viewers
(millions)
Part 1
11"The Big Balls Are Back, Baby!"April 1, 2021 (2021-04-01)1011.06[12][13]
22"Big Ball Energy"April 8, 2021 (2021-04-08)1020.89[14]
33"OMFG Girl Run!"April 15, 2021 (2021-04-15)1030.86[15]
44"Love at First Trip"April 22, 2021 (2021-04-22)1040.82[16]
55"Invasion of the Big Balls"April 29, 2021 (2021-04-29)1050.75[17]
66"Tumble Sleep Eat Repeat"May 6, 2021 (2021-05-06)1060.69[18]
77"Wipe-pedia Vol.1"May 13, 2021 (2021-05-13)1070.65[19]
88"Get Ship Faced"May 20, 2021 (2021-05-20)1080.54[20]
99"Betting Battle"May 27, 2021 (2021-05-27)1090.76[21]
1010"Now You Cena, Now You Don't"June 3, 2021 (2021-06-03)1100.70[22]
Special
1111"The Suicide Squad Special"August 1, 2021 (2021-08-01)1120.40[23]
Part 2
1212"Lights, Camera, Wipeout!"January 11, 2022 (2022-01-11)1110.68[24]
1313"NOW That's What I Call Wipeout!"January 18, 2022 (2022-01-18)1130.65[25]
1414"Nips, Flips 'n' Dips"January 25, 2022 (2022-01-25)1140.64[26]
1515"Smooching Cena"February 1, 2022 (2022-02-01)1160.58[27]
1616"Camille's "Sick" Day"February 8, 2022 (2022-02-08)1150.46[28]
1717"Go! Fight! Kiss!"February 15, 2022 (2022-02-15)1170.43[29]
1818"You Can't Small-SEE Me"February 22, 2022 (2022-02-22)1180.61[30]
1919"Swole Daddy Issues"March 1, 2022 (2022-03-01)1190.50[31]
2020"The Road to Redemption"March 8, 2022 (2022-03-08)1200.35[32]

Season 2 (2023)

No.
overall
No. in
season
Title [10][33]Original air date [10][33]Prod.
code [10]
U.S. viewers
(millions)
211"Big Ball Bromance"November 7, 2023 (2023-11-07)2010.45[34]
222"The Fast and the Furriest"November 14, 2023 (2023-11-14)2020.34[35]
233"Thou Shall Wipe Out"November 21, 2023 (2023-11-21)2030.39[36]
244"The Big Leballski"November 28, 2023 (2023-11-28)2040.38[34]
255"Fit for a Prince"December 5, 2023 (2023-12-05)2050.43[34]

Awards and nominations

Year Award Category Result Refs
2022 Hollywood Critics Association TV Awards Best Cable Reality Show or Competition Series Nominated [37]

International broadcast

The show also airs in the United Kingdom on E4,[38] Southeast Asia on AXN,[39] Canada on CTV Comedy,[40] Latin America on Warner Channel [41] and the Netherlands on RTL7.

References

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