In the United States, Fear Factor is NBC’s answer to CBS network’s Survivor. It was conceptualized by Endemol, the same company that brought Big Brother to the world, on June 11, 2001.
The show pits contestants against each other to complete a series of stunts better and/or quicker than all the other contestants for a grand prize of US$50,000.
Now or Neverland is the original title of Fear Factor which premiered in 1998 on the Veronica channel. The top prize is â‚¬100,000 per episode.
25 countries has their own version of Fear Factor including Malaysia, South Africa, Greece, England, Bulgaria, Mexico, Australia, Indonesia and India. And now the Philippines will have its own version courtesy of ABS-CBN.
ABS-CBN is yet to release an official announcement about the reality show. But it surely is one of the most anticipated tv franchise this year. Ryan Agoncillo is the first name to come out for the hosting job.