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Swedish network falls for ‘Wipeout’

ABC show picked up by Kanal 5

STOCKHOLM — Swedish pubcaster Kanal 5 has bought U.S. format “Wipeout,” which was a major ratings success for ABC this summer. In the gamer, teams of eight people compete on an obstacle course.

Swedish host will be Sofia Wistam, and the goal is to have teams consisting of celebs and non-celebs. The first show will air at the beginning of next year.

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