The Wave



Rylan Clark-Neal


Kerri-Anne Payne


Primal Media for W, 15 January 2018 to present


Crashing into the office came this press release from UKTV:

"The Wave mixes sun, sea, surf...and stacks of cash. But instead of packing sunscreen, competitors must pack their swimmers as Rylan sends them off in pairs to battle it out on the Atlantic coast of Portugal in an effort to win the booty.
"Rylan stays firmly on the shore with one half of the pair, while the other braves the Atlantic surf and puts their fate in the hands of the elements as they attempt to reach a series of pontoons further and further out to sea. Could the waves help or hinder their race to glory?
"Waiting on each pontoon is a this-or-that question: get it right, then money goes in the swimmer's swag bag. But get it wrong, pebbles go into the bag instead... what could possibly go wrong?
"For added pressure, they only win the money if the swimmer makes it back to their partner on the shore in time. Nothing like a relaxing day at the beach. "

On the beach, Rylan asks the other player questions to increase the amount of time available. He also offers to sell assistance to the swimmer - £500 could be cheap for a pair of flippers.

This programme has not yet aired. A full review will appear here after broadcast.

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