Wanted [TV Series] (1996)

Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - UK  |  
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The British "reality" game show Wanted was spread out over eight weeks. During this period, two contestants ran the length and breadth of the United Kingdom, pursued by a team of professional "Trackers." If the contestants were able to avoid capture, they won the 60,000-pound grand prize -- but of course there were a few provisos. For one thing, neither of the contestants was allowed to hide, nor allowed to simply stay put; for another, each contestant was required to perform a silly, attention-getting task per day. The progress of the chase was charted at Wanted Organization headquarters in London by a group of suspense novelists, military strategists, and other such hare-and-hound experts. Wanted premiered October 30, 1996.