NBC Pulls Final Slip ‘N Slide From Summer season Slate After [Spoiler] Outbreak
The video games won’t proceed on NBC after the Summer season Olympics: The community has pulled the brand new actuality competitors Final Slip ‘N Slide from its post-Olympics premiere date, weeks after (yikes) a diarrhea outbreak shut down manufacturing.
Our sister web site Deadline experiences that the sequence has been faraway from NBC’s summer time schedule for now and “there aren’t any plans for a brand new premiere date at this level,” with manufacturing remaining on maintain.
Final Slip ‘N Slide, which might see gamers competing in a sequence of mini video games whereas atop a large model of the traditional youngsters’ water slide, was set to premiere Sunday, Aug. 8 at 10:30 pm ET on NBC, instantly following the Closing Ceremonies of the Summer season Olympics. The 2-part premiere would then proceed on Monday, Aug. 9 at 8/7c. Bobby Moynihan (SNL, Mr. Mayor) and Ron Funches (Undateable, black-ish) had been slated to host.
Final month, nonetheless, manufacturing was shut down after a giardia outbreak on set led to dozens of crew members falling violently unwell and experiencing extreme bouts of diarrhea. “The well being and security of everybody on our set is our primary precedence, so out of an abundance of warning, we have now made the choice to cease manufacturing of Final Slip ‘N Slide on the present location,” producers Common Tv Various Studios mentioned in an announcement. “We’re within the strategy of figuring out subsequent steps in an effort to full manufacturing.”