truTV Orders Pilot of ‘Guinness World Records Gone Wild,’ Hosted by Jamie Kennedy
via press release:
truTV has ordered a pilot for Guinness World Records Gone Wild, a new series that challenges everyday people to push themselves to do astonishing things for their place in history. Jamie Kennedy(Scream, The Jamie Kennedy Experiment) is hosting the pilot, which is being produced for truTV by High Noon Entertainment (Cake Boss).
Guinness World Records Gone Wild will feature average, everyday folks taking their shot at landing a place in the famed record book. Among the records the show will set out to break are the most panes of glass run through in one minute, fastest time to jump over three oncoming cars, highest dive into 12 inches of water, most kicks to the head in one minute, most live cockroaches held in the mouth, most paintballs to hit a person in 30 seconds and the most people crammed into a tiny car, to name a few.
Guinness World Records Gone Wild is executive-produced by High Noon Entertainment’s Pamela Healey and Jim Berger. For truTV, Robyn Hutt serves as executive in charge of production, while Angel Annussek is executive producer. Michael Binkow also serves as executive producer. For Guinness World Records, Rob Molloy is executive producer.
About High Noon Entertainment
High Noon, one of America’s largest production companies, is currently in production on series and development projects for 10 networks, including truTV, VH1, TLC, Discovery, Food, HGTV, Travel and DIY, with a slate that includes: TLC’s Cake Boss, Next Great Baker and Kitchen Boss; VH1’s Tough Love; Food Network’s Challenge and Heat Seekers; HGTV’s My First Place, Professional Grade and HGTV’d; and DIY’s Disaster House and Rescue Renovation.
About Guinness World Records
Guinness World Records http://www.guinnessworldrecords.com (GWR) is the global authority on record-breaking achievements. First published in 1955, the annual Guinness World Records™ book has become one of the biggest-selling copyright titles of all time, selling 120 million copies to date in 22 languages and in more than 100 countries. The internationally renowned brand is now also available across a number of platforms – GWR’s global television shows are watched by 250 million viewers annually; digital media and online record-processing services attract more than 50 million visitors a year; and the live events team annually entertains and inspires 1.5 million people around the world. GWR receives more than 1,000 applications each week and has a specialized team of multi-language record managers and adjudicators who travel the globe to verify official record attempts. GWR also has a commercial division (Guinness World Records Corporate http://corporate.guinnessworldrecords.com) that offers accessible record-breaking business solutions to other organizations and brands.
truTV is television’s destination for real-life stories told from an exciting and dramatic first-person perspective. Currently seen in 92 million U.S. households, the network is enjoying its best deliveries ever in key demographics. truTV features high-stakes, action-packed originals that give viewers access to places and situations they can’t normally experience. truTV’s primetime fan favorites include the original series Hardcore Pawn, All Worked Up, Lizard Lick Towing, Conspiracy Theory with Jesse Ventura, Black Gold, Operation Repo and World’s Dumbest… truTV is also the cable home of the popular seriesWipeout. In addition, truTV is a partner in airing the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship. During the daytime, the channel features expert trial coverage under the name In Session.
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