ABC has debuted a first look at unscripted fantasy series “The Quest,” premiering on Thursday, July 31 at 8/7c. The show is described as follows:
Great fantasy is filled with adventure, challenges, discovery, fish out of water and good vs. evil turns out, another modern genre shares these exact same traits. Announcing “The Quest,” a reality show that literally takes contestants and audiences to an amazing, imaginative realm, where the ogres are advancing in the woods, the dragons are stirring, agents of a dark lord are infiltrating the keep, and the only thing that stands between peace and chaos are 12 very unlikely heroes. From the producers of “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy, paired with the producers of “The Amazing Race,” “The Quest” is a fully immersive experience. In and around this castle, our fantasy realm comes to life with state-of-the art projections, animatronics, prosthetics, real-time motion capture and art direction. The narrative and mythology of “The Quest” is deep and fully imagined, and it was designed to incorporate seamlessly with the unexpected actions and decisions of our contestants fantasy comes alive as it never has before in this genre-bending series.
“The Quest” is executive produced by Bertram van Munster, Elise Doganieri, Mark Ordesky, Jane Fleming, Rob Eric and Michael Williams.