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ABC Orders ‘Ultimate Surfer’ Competition Series

Eight Episodes Ordered for 2020

Just when you wondered what was left to be covered in a TV competition series, along comes ABC with news of the pick-up of “Ultimate Surfer.” The show, with professional surfer Kelly Slater, will feature up-and-coming surfers training and living together as they battle it out at the World Surf League’s Surf Ranch in Lemoore, California.

Production on eight episodes of “Ultimate Surfer” begins in 2020.

“Ultimate Surfer” is produced by Lionsgate’s Pilgrim Media Group and WSL Studios. Pilgrim CEO and president Craig Piligian, WSL Studios president of Content and Media Erik Logan, and UFC president Dana White are executive producers.