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BEAST GAMES: AMAZON ORDERS MR BEAST COMPETITION FORMAT

YouTube mega-star MrBeast has landed his own Prime Video reality competition series.



The 25-year-old YouTuber, real name Jimmy Donaldson, is the most subscribed to individual on the platform, and the second most subscribed to channel overall, with over 230 million subscribers.



Beast Games is billed as 'the biggest reality competition ever with 1000 contestants competing for a $5 million dollar cash prize. The series will be hosted and executive produced by Mr Beast and will land in more than 240 countries on Prime Video.

Mr Beast said: "My goal is to make the greatest show possible and prove YouTubers and creators can succeed on other platforms. Amazon gave me the creative control I need to try and make it happen. I hope to make the YouTube community proud."



Jennifer Salke, head of Amazon MGM Studios, said: "MrBeast has captured the attention and imagination of fans of all ages, from all walks of life and all over the world. We are excited to work with Jimmy and his talented team to bring his brilliant, high production and stakes-raising concepts to ‘Beast Games’ for our global customers to experience."


Vernon Sanders, head of television for Amazon MGM Studios, said: "When MrBeast first told us about his concept for the show, we were blown away by his ambition to make ‘Beast Games’ the biggest reality competition series ever. We’d like to thank Aaron DeBevoise, Nic Paul and the Spotter team for the introduction and kickstarting this journey for us."



More details will be revealed in due course.


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