Fox has become the second US broadcaster to pick up a celebrity high-diving format for primetime.
Banijay International’s Stars In Danger: High Diving shows celebs diving into swimming pools after receiving training from a professional instructor.
Fox has commissioned Banijay Group-owned US prodco Bunim/Murray Productions to adapt the format, which is based on the German show TV Total Turmspringen.
TV Total has aired on German broadcaster ProSieben since 2004 as an annual event for its Stars in Danger season, produced by Banijay-owned prodco Brainpool. Banijay has previously sold the format to TV3 in Sweden and TV2 in Norway.
Jonathan Murray, chairman of Bunim/Murray, said: “Americans love competitive reality shows, especially when celebrities are involved, and Stars In Danger: High Diving takes things to an entirely new level, literally raising the stakes higher than ever.”