Extreme Risks of Reality TV Shows — Are They Insurable?

Fear Factor, Wipe Out, Survivor and even The Biggest Loser are all shows that put contestants at risk. And in order to gain viewers’ attention (and ratings to keep advertisers happy), reality shows are constantly trying to one-up each other while in turn increasing their risk. So how do these shows get away with it? Who would insure such insane acts? How do producers make sure they’re covered in case of an injury or death?