Fear Factor (franchise)

Fear Factor is a Dutch stunt/dare game show TV format that first aired in the Netherlands. The show was adapted from the original Dutch version Now or Neverland and renamed Fear Factor by Endemol USA and NBC for the American market.

Fear Factor
Created byJohn de Mol
Owned byEndemol
Miscellaneous
First aired1998 (1998)

The show pits contestants against each other in a variety of three stunts for a grand prize.

International versionsEdit

  Currently airing franchise
  Franchise with an upcoming season
  Franchises that have an unknown status
  Franchises that has suspended production
  Franchises that have ended
Country Name Host(s) Channel Broadcast Jackpot
  Albania Fear Factor Vizion Plus
  Arab world Fear Factor تحدى الخوف Najla Badr & Ibrahim Abu Jawdeh MBC1 February 13, 2004 50.000 SR
  Argentina Factor Miedo David Kavlin Telefe 2003
  Australia Fear Factor Australia Marc Yellin Nine Network 2002 A$50.000
  Belgium Dutch Fear Factor Walter Grootaers VTM 2005
  Brazil Hipertensão Zeca Camargo (2002)
Glenda Kozlowski (2010–11)
Globo April 14, 2002 – October 27, 2011 R$500,000
  Bulgaria Страх Atanas Mihailov Nova Television 2009–11 15.000 лв
  Canada
  Quebec
Facteur de Risques Benoit Gagnon, Josée Lavigueur TVA September 21, 2004 CAN$30,000
  Chile Fear Factor Chile Tonka Tomicic Canal 13 November 13, 2010 CL$3.000.000
  Colombia Frente al miedo Juan Pablo Llano Caracol TV 2005
  Croatia Fear Factor Antonija Blaće RTL
  Czech Faktor strachu Tomas Matonoha Prima Cool 2009
  Denmark Fear Factor Biker-Jens TV 3 2003
  Dominican Republic Enfrentando al Miedo Irving Alverti Telesistema 11 December 12, 2006 RD$20.000.000
  Egypt Fear Factor Extreme أرض الخوف Sally Chahin AlHayat TV April 2009 US$50,000
  Finland Pelkokerroin Aleksi Valavuori Nelonen September 13, 2008 €10,000
  France Fear Factor France Denis Brogniart TF1 2003–04 €10,000
  Germany Fear Factor Sonja Zietlow RTL 2004
  Greece Fear Factor Kostas Sommer ANT1 June 2006
  Hungary A Rettegés Foka Kovalcsik Ildikó RTL Klub 2005
  India Fear Factor India Mukul Dev SET Asia
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi Akshay Kumar (2008–09; 2011)
Priyanka Chopra (2010)
Rohit Shetty (2014-15, 2017-)
Arjun Kapoor (2016)
Colors July 21, 2008
Fear Factor: Khatron Ke Khiladi - Made in India Farah Khan
Rohit Shetty
August 1, 2020
  Indonesia Fear Factor Indonesia Agastya Kandau RCTI November 19, 2005 Rp.50.000.000
  Italy Fear Factor Paolo Ruffini GXT and Italia 2 October 2005 – June 2013
  Malaysia Fear Factor Malaysia Shamser Sidhu
Aaron Aziz (Astor Ria and Maya HD)
NTV7
Astro Ria
Astro Maya HD
August 27, 2005
February 15, 2014 (Upcoming season's): Astro Ria
Astro Maya HD
RM10.000
RM320,000
(Astro Ria and Maya HD)
Fear Factor Selebriti Malaysia Aaron Aziz[1] Astro Ria and Astro Mustika HD December 29, 2012
  Mexico Fear Factor: Factor Miedo Julio Bracho (2002–04)
"El Rasta" (2004–05, 2010)
Televisa 2002, Fear Factor Vip 2010 MX$150.000
  Netherlands Now or Neverland
Fear Factor
Fabienne de Vries Veronica 1998 fl 20 000
€8 000
  Norway Fear Factor TV 3 2002
  Pakistan[2] Madventures Pakistan Ahsan Khan (2013)
Ahmad Ali Butt (2015)
ARY Digital 2013 – present
  Philippines Pinoy Fear Factor Ryan Agoncillo ABS-CBN November 10, 2008 – February 20, 2009 P2.000.000
  Poland Fear Factor – Nieustraszeni Roman Polko Polsat October 8, 2004 – December 3, 2004 50,000 zł
  Portugal Fear Factor – Desafio Total Leonor Poeiras
José Carlos Araújo
Televisão Independente 2004
  Romania Pariu cu Frica – Fear Factor Sport.ro April 6, 2008
  Russia Фактор страха Vladimir Turchinsky(2003–2004)
Kirill Nabutov(2005)
NTV 2003–2005 100.000 RUR
  South Africa Fear Factor Africa Colin Moss
Thapelo Mokoena
Lungile Radu
M-Net
E.tv
2002
2006–07
R300,000
  Spain Factor Miedo Alonso Caparros Antena 3 2005
  Sweden Fear Factor Sweden Paolo Roberto TV3 2002
  Turkey Fear Factor Türkiye
Fear Factor Extreme
Fear Factor Extreme 2
Fear Factor Aksiyon
Acun Ilıcalı
Asuman Krause
Asuman Krause
Asuman Krause
Show TV
Star TV
Star TV
Fox Turkey
2006
2009
2010
2013
TL 100.000
  United Kingdom Fear Factor UK Ed Sanders Sky1 Series 1: 3 September 2002 – 26 November 2002
Series 2: 18 September 2003 – 11 December 2003
Celebrity Series: 18 July 2004 – 22 August 2004
£20,000
  United States Fear Factor Joe Rogan NBC June 11, 2001 – September 12, 2006
December 12, 2011 – July 16, 2012
US$50,000
Ludacris MTV May 30, 2017 – present

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ FERIDE HIKMET, ATAK (29 September 2012). "'Fear Factor Selebriti Malaysia' Elak Perkara Tidak Senonoh". mStar Online. Archived from the original on 3 December 2012. Retrieved 5 December 2012.
  2. ^ "{title}". Archived from the original on 2014-01-08. Retrieved 2014-01-08.

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