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'Candy Crush' to get game show version

Press Trust of India  |  Los Angeles 

Popular mobile phone game "Candy Crush" is all set to get a TV game show of the same name.

CBS has ordered "Candy Crush," a one-hour live-action game show created and executive produced by Matt Kunitz hailing from CBS, Lionsgate and King, reported Variety.

In the show the teams of two people will use their wits and physical agility to compete on enormous, interactive game boards featuring next generation technology to conquer Candy Crush and be crowned the champions.

"We are huge fans of Candy Crush and, like so many others, we know the 'rush' of advancing to the next level of the game.

"We're excited to work with Lionsgate and King to adapt one of the world's most popular and entertaining game franchises for television and make it available to its massive, passionate fan base who can watch and play along at home," Glenn Geller, president of CBS Entertainment, said in a statement.

Neither the host, nor the premiere date has been announced yet.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Wed, October 19 2016. 07:57 IST