Channel Seven was forced to delay production on the upcoming reality survival show Million Dollar Island Australia after dangerous asbestos was found in their filming location.
Luckily, Million Dollar Island being in pre-production means the 100 contestants who would be involved in the highly anticipated competition haven’t arrived on set in Malaysia. Phew!
“While some delays have occurred in the pre-production phase of Australia’s version of Million Dollar Island, the show continues to move forward,” Eureka Productions told TV Tonight.
The delays aren’t expected to impact the show’s anticipated 2023 air date.
Okay, But WTF is Million Dollar Island Australia?
As the name implies, the winner is set to take home $1 million in prize money, but they’ll compete with 100 other contestants on a deserted island for the chance.
The new show was originally launched this year in The Netherlands and has been dubbed the “world’s biggest social experiment“. LOL, we’ve heard that one before!
Each contestant is given a “$10,000 bracelet”. They give it away when they leave the island, and so the finalist with the most bling wins!
Contestants are set to film on the deserted island for six weeks, sometime in November 2022.
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