Viral videos have been all the rage the last few years and seems Nickelodeon is jumping on the viral video bandwagon with it’s new viral video show aimed at kids.
Nick fans can rejoice because soon you may have a shot to tryout for a game show and “Go Viral“!
Ryan Seacrest has entered the Nickelodeon arena as the producer of “Go Viral” and the Nickelodeon Network has ordered 40 episodes of the show. The shows format is a kids game show. the half hour episodes will cast kids to go rounds against other kids in challenges that are inspired by what else…. viral videos. The show’s challenges will involve kids watching a bit of a viral video and either having to guess at the outcome or guess on whether the video actually went viral and how far that popularity stretched. The show will be filmed in studio, most likely in front of a live studio audience which means kids not only may have a chance at getting cast to compete in the show, but also be able to score tickets to the shows live filming.
The show will be produced by Ryan Seacrest Productions. The show’s working title is ‘Go Viral‘ and that title may change at a later date when the show gets closer to its air date.
The show is scheduled to film in the Los Angeles area and producers will need to fill all 40 episodes that have been ordered with kids who want to be on the show. Very soon we should begin to see casting calls going out for the new Ryan Seacrest nick game show and get more details about the age ranges that the show will be casting for as well as what the pries will be for the kids who win the game.
Remember some of Nicks past game shows? Those were just so much fun!
Nickelodeons president of new show development said “We’re excited to be working with Ryan Seacrest Productions on this show that captures pop culture in a fun way for kids …. and we are adapting the format to reflect the way kids consume content today.” (Hollywood reporter)
This is not the first game show that Nickelodeon has aired, a little while back Nickelodeon had a game show called “Figure It Out“. And who will ever forget the Nick classic slime show, slime time?
Nickelodeon Casting calls should be coming soon.
“Go Viral” should be filming shortly in L.A. and casting for the show is already beginning. The new series is tentatively scheduled for a summer of 2014 launch date. While Ryan Seacrest and his production company are producing the show, rumor has it that someone else will be hosting. We can understand why Ryan can’t host the show… Ryan has been such a busy man. Seriously between the Kardashians, American Idol and all his red carpet work, we could imagine he is a bit strapped for time.
Ryan Seacrest Productions also added…
“It’s our first series with Nickelodeon, and we’re excited to work with their team, and contribute to their legacy of making groundbreaking kids programming.”
So what do you think, is there room in the Nick arsenal for a hit game show? Of course, we can’t wait for production to begin and casting calls to go out for what sounds like a really fun new Nickelodeon series in 2014!