NBC’s $18 Million ’Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide’ at a Standstill After Diarrhea Outbreak (Exclusive)

Network and studio struggle with how to recut existing footage they have since the final episodes cannot be shot as planned

Update July 2: NBC and Universal Television have pulled the show from its planned post-Olympics debut while they figure out how to complete the season. Read more about that here.

A month after a diarrhea outbreak shut down production on NBC’s new competition series “Ultimate Slip ‘N Slide,” the network and Universal Television have yet to figure out how to reshape the $18 million competition show without the final episodes, TheWrap has learned.

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Jennifer Maas

Jennifer Maas

TV Reporter • jennifer.maas@thewrap.com • Twitter: @jmaasaronson