Keshet Axes Big-Budget Reality Show ‘2025’ After One Season

Variety | 12/10/2019 | Amy Spiro
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Keshet’s splashy original reality series “2025” has been canceled in Israel after a disappointing first season.

The decision is a reversal of Keshet’s announcement last April that it was renewing the show for a sophomore run. Despite the network’s high hopes and a long buildup to the show’s unveiling, “2025” never caught ratings fire with Israeli audiences, and the format failed to attract buyers in any international market.

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“2025” saw a group of Israelis from all walks of life move into a purpose-built, hi-tech mini-city manned by robots and dotted with cameras. Contestants competed to end the season with the most cash by completing various tasks, being popular and spending thriftily.

Keshet and production arm Keshet International declined to comment on the decision to walk away from the heavily teased...
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