CAKE in collaboration with Fresh TV as producer, announced that Total Drama Island is back with two seasons, and is all set to get premiered on HBO Max and Cartoon Network in the US. The two new seasons will consist of 26 half-hour episodes of the hit animated reality show.
The long-awaited return revisits the original Total Drama Island format while introducing an updated cast of quirky, iconic teen contestants, as they face hardcore competition, brutal eliminations and more drama than ever before!
Returning as host, Chris McLean is accompanied by the camp’s favourite, Chef Hatchet, as they challenge contestants to embark on even more action-filled adventures. Taking place in the run-down Camp Wawanakwa, contestants must give it their all as they compete in extreme baking, TikToking, drag racing and “disaster and horror movie inspired challenges” for a chance to win the one million dollar prize.
Fresh TV President Tom McGillis said, “Total Drama Island is the most exciting show we’ve ever worked on. Bringing a whole new generation of campers to life is a dream come true.”
CAKE CCO & managing director Ed Galton said, “After fourteen years, we felt the time was right to revisit the island and introduce a whole new audience to Camp Wawanakwa with a new cast of unforgettable characters representing today’s teens.”
Paying homage to both classic and present-day reality shows, Total Drama Island promises once again to take reality TV to the next level with insane competitions, major intrigue and brutally honest confessions that are guaranteed to delight fans everywhere!
The first animated reality series for tweens Total Drama Island first launched in 2007 and became an instant phenomenon leading to six additional seasons and a multi-award-winning franchise, which continues to air successfully worldwide, attracting an active fan following.
Created by Tom McGillis and Jennifer Pertsch, Total Drama Island is produced by Fresh TV and distributed internationally by CAKE.