Fijivillage
NEWS SPORTS
ACCF
ACCF

Major American reality TV series production underway in Taveuni

Major American reality TV series production underway in Taveuni

By Vijay Narayan
Friday 20/05/2016

Shooting of a major American reality TV series, called Stranded With A Million Bucks is now well underway in Taveuni.

Viacom confirmed that the series is about ten cast members who are stranded on an island with nothing but the clothes on their back and a million US dollars in cash.

Those who survive for 40 days will split that money as their prize.

What’s the catch? They can buy any supplies they want, but everything is crazy expensive ‑ and comes out of their prize money.

Speaking from Taveuni earlier today, Executive in charge of production for Tollbooth TV, John Davis said they have used about 150 Fijians for the production and they are really happy that they have given back to the community in Taveuni. 

Davis said Taveuni is a great location.

The total cost of production is confidential at this stage.

He also said that the Fijian government and Film Fiji has done a great job in marketing Fiji and offering great initiatives.

Meanwhile Davis said they also saw that there was a lot of need for assistance when they arrived in Taveuni after Tropical Cyclone Winston.

He said a lot of houses and agricultural crops were damaged after the cyclone.

Davis said the production has been able to provide a lot of employment opportunities after the cyclone and this has assisted the people in rebuilding their homes.

They also assisted in repairing some of the roads in the area. 

Stay tuned for the latest news on our radio stations

CFL radio frequencies
IN DEPTH
Budget Debate 2020 - 2021
Members of parliament will deliver their response to the 2020/2021 National Budget. 2020-2021 Budget ResourcesAddressEstimatesSupplementRevenue ...
13 days ago

National Budget 2020-2021
Full coverage of 2020-2021 National Budget including budget consultation from different sectors. Major changes announced in the 2020/2021 ...
25 days ago

SODELPA spectacle
With SODELPA going through changes and opposition within the party, we give you all the stories that covered these ...
37 days ago
FEATURE NEWS
We cannot preempt when nightclubs will re-open – AG
Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says that health takes precedence over revenue generation and they cannot preempt when nightclubs will re-ope...
8 hours ago
LATEST NEWS
Former politician and Taukei Movement member Apisai Vuniyayawa Tora passes away
Former politician and Taukei Movement member, Apisai Vuniyayawa Tora has passed away at the age of 86. In a statement, the family says the late ...
2 hours ago

Six people homeless after fire destroys house
Six people are now homeless after a fire destroyed their house this morning. Police say a four bedroom house in Tuvu, Ba belonging to a ...
5 hours ago

Students and Military Officer arrested for breach of curfew
Students in their 20’s and a 28 year old Military Officer were arrested for breach of curfew in the Western Division from 11pm last night to 4am ...
6 hours ago

Fire destroys a house in Ba this morning
A four-bedroom house in Tuvu, Ba belonging to a 59-year-old man was destroyed in a fire this morning. Police and the National Fire Authority ...
7 hours ago

Connecting farmers to the market remains a critical commitment of the Ministry – Dr Reddy
Minister for Agriculture Dr. Mahendra Reddy says connecting farmers to the market remains a critical and paramount commitment of the Ministry of ...
9 hours ago

TOP