Guy Fieri to Host NBC's Game Show Perfect 10 [primetime!]
Guy Fieri is going primetime on a major network! Fieri has been signed on to host the new NBC gameshow Perfect 10, reports The Wrap. The program will feature "ten deceptively simple games that require savvy contestants to complete under pressure with a prize of $1 million." Further cementing his place in the national psyche, it's interesting since it's the first progression of anyone from The Next Food Network Star all the way to network television. Back in September NBC put out a press release describing the show:
Over eight one-hour episodes, competitors will face 10 challenges that escalate in level of difficulty. Each game has a 60-second time limit and failure to finish the task on time will eliminate the contestant.... Before the series begins production for television, 50 games will be introduced on nbc.com as well as through on-air promotions. All 50 games can be tested at home prior to tryouts and the official rules of the contests are posted on the show's website.
NBC is casting for the show, but auditions will also be held at upcoming Guy Fieri Roadshows. Perfect 10 is expected to premiere later this season or over the summer. But like most ideas, it's been done before, specifically ITV 1's British game show The Cube. And like most thing that have been on television, there are some videos on YouTube:
Video: ITV 1's The Cube Part 1
Video: ITV 1's The Cube Part 2.1