Reality Competition 'Wipeout' Gets Rolling Tonight

Nothing guarantees a laugh like watching people trip, slip and fall. At least that's what ABC is counting on with the reality competition "Wipeout", premiering tonight (8 ET/PT). In each episode, 24 people of all shapes and sizes compete for $50,000 by running a course filled with obstacles designed to knock them into mud pits, spin them until they're dizzy and then knock them down again. Placing people in harm's way for laughs is also a time-honored ratings-getter on Japanese TV, one that...Full Story
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