Star World to add reality action show

MUMBAI: Star World in its effort to appeal to a wider audience and cater to a variety of tastes, is attempting newer things. The latest one involves a reality-themed action show the likes of which have grown from strength to strength on AXN.


I Dare You: The Ultimate Challenge will air every Friday at 9 pm from 30 July. This will feature a series of dares a la Who Dares Wins that airs on AXN. Stuntmen will battle to break records in this testosterone-packed exhibition.

On the Rupert Murdoch-owned channel, viewers will witness a 10,000-pound "Bigfoot" monster truck flying 150 feet through the air, over a junkyard of old cars! A daredevil jumps from an airplane, landing on top of a hot air balloon 2,000 feet below. A motorcycle rider drives through the gates of hell - a tunnel of fire.

That is not all, in each programme, dangerous stunts will be accompanied by footage of the shows Near Miss Accidents and Stunts Gone Wrong. There will also be stories of adventure-seekers who have achieved their goals despite overwhelming obstacles.

Speaking to, Star India senior VP content and communications Deepak Segal said that the channel would be bringing in another reality show in September. Watch this space for further details.

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