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Survivor, the Disabled Version, Comes to U.K. TV

To television executives depressed over the dwindling audiences for reality TV shows and looking for ways to reinvigorate the once hugely profitable genre, the following pitch might be compelling. “We’ve got this great show for you. We’re going to take six strangers and strand them somewhere really remote; we’ll film them as they struggle to survive. You say it’s already been done — there’s I’m a Celebrity — Get Me Out of Here! and Survivor and, here in Britain, Castaway. But here’s the twist: our participants will be … disabled! Ladies and gentlemen, I give you Cast Offs, a uniquely challenging reality TV show.”
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