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Justin Timberlake's "The Phone" Reality Show

Posted: March 4th, 2009 by WorstPreviews.com Staff
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MTV and executive producer Justin Timberlake are taking viewers on a relentless, heart pounding, adrenaline ride as "The Phone" premieres on April 21st at 10pm ET/PT. The six episode series is a one hour cinematic competition that simulates what it would be like for viewers to be dropped into the middle of an adventure movie.

"The Phone" is a game show whose blend of reality and cinematic action-adventure pulls its participants out of their everyday lives and thrusts them into a high-stakes labyrinth of engagement, suspense and intrigue as they race against time for a huge cash prize.

Each week, the lives of four unwitting strangers are interrupted and changed forever by a phone call where a mysterious voice invites them to participate in the game. If they choose yes by pressing "one" on their cell phones, the now new contestants begin to trigger dangerous events that propel them into their adventure and the chance to win up to $50,000.

The mysterious voice pairs the contestants up into two teams and instructs them to follow a movie-like drama that leads them through a series of mental and physical challenges from hanging off the edge of Seattle's Space Needle to racing into a burning building to save a mans life. The players loyalty, courage and morality are tested and their true nature is exposed when a surprise and shocking twist is revealed at the end of the game.

Source: MTV


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Forrest75 writes:
on March 4th, 2009 at 4:35:14 PM

This was fun when Michael Douglas and Sean Penn did this in Fincher's "The Game." Maybe a reality version will be cool as well. Just not as stylistically shot.
The5thBeatle5 writes:
on March 4th, 2009 at 5:42:12 PM

This sounds really really cool, and the clip he showed on late with jimmy fallon looked bad-ass! hahah i wouldnt know what to do either if a car exploded a couple feet away from me
Space_Ghost11 writes:
on March 4th, 2009 at 9:42:37 PM

sounds pretty interesting but reality tv is becoming so boring and played out
whoever writes:
on March 4th, 2009 at 10:01:13 PM

This is based off the Australian show of the same name. It has been playing here for a while and is pure crud. I would rather watch Bowfinger and Catwoman on a constant loop rather than sit through another episode of The Phone - http://www.fox8.foxtel.com.au/Shows/the-phone/index.htm

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