The beloved video game The Sims is getting turned into a reality TV competition!
'The Sims Spark'd'<span style="display:block;position:relative;padding-top:56.25%;" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="00407ae49dfcd7eefa1a77d86f161fbb"><iframe lazy-loadable="true" src="https://www.youtube.com/embed/1JGKbW-jSPk?rel=0" width="100%" height="auto" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" style="position:absolute;top:0;left:0;width:100%;height:100%;"></iframe></span><p>This past Wednesday, a trailer for the new show <em>The Sims Spark'd</em> was released. It was announced that the show will premiere July 17th at 11:00 p.m. ET/PT on <a href="https://celebritypage.com/search/?q=TBS" target="_blank">TBS</a>. It will also be available to watch on one of Buzzfeed's <a href="https://celebritypage.com/search/?q=YouTube" target="_blank">YouTube</a> channels, <a href="https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCBUVGPsJzc1U8SECMgBaMFw" target="_blank">Buzzfeed Multiplayer</a> on July 20th at 8:00 a.m.. Hosted by <em>American Idol</em> finalist <a href="http://rayvonowen.com/" target="_blank">Rayvon Owen</a>, the show will involve 12 avid Sims players, or Simmers, to compete in timed challenges, testing their creativity in playing <em>The Sims 4</em>. The winner gets to take home a cash prize of $100,000. </p><p><em>The Sims </em>has been around since 2000 and was so successful that several editions and game packs have been released over the years. In recent times, live streams and gameplay videos of <em>The Sims</em> have been popularized around the internet, possibly inspiring this reality competition. </p>
The Judges<img lazy-loadable="true" src="https://celebritypage.com/media-library/eyJhbGciOiJIUzI1NiIsInR5cCI6IkpXVCJ9.eyJpbWFnZSI6Imh0dHBzOi8vYXNzZXRzLnJibC5tcy8yMzQ0NTc4Ni9vcmlnaW4uanBnIiwiZXhwaXJlc19hdCI6MTYyNjQwOTAzNX0.bFgm_wX0mTzPtoW6zqYRk1VALRImzvY1UQGBHH1nkUs/image.jpg?width=980" id="619a3" class="rm-shortcode" data-rm-shortcode-id="dd930c264ea1eadc5cf87d2474c1bbea" data-rm-shortcode-name="rebelmouse-image" />
'The Sims Spark'd' - EA Games<p>The judges of the competition are famous Sims players and fans, including Tayla Parx, Kelsey Impicciche, and Dave Miotke (aka SimGuruNinja).</p><p><a href="https://www.taylaparx.com/" target="_blank">Tayla Parx</a> is a singer-songwriter known for writing hit songs like Ariana Grande's <em>Thank U, Next</em> and Panic! At The Disco's <em>High Hopes</em>. She has previously worked with <em>The Sims </em>by voicing a character for the Sims Olympus project. </p><p><a href="https://www.youtube.com/user/keepcalmandkelseyon" target="_blank">Kelsey Impicciche</a> works with Buzzfeed and has starred in several gaming series on Buzzfeed Multiplayer, involving <em>The Sims</em> gameplay. </p><p><a href="https://www.ea.com/games/the-sims/the-sims-4/news/meet-a-guru-simguru-ninja" target="_blank">Dave Miotke</a>, or SimGuruNinja, works with EA designing and testing games and has worked on several Sims spinoffs, including <em>The Sims 4</em>. </p>
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