Get crunched! MTV takes the game of survival a notch up

Premiering on October 20, for the first time on Indian television 18 contestants will fight it out in 6 rooms not to win money, not to win hearts and nor to win the love of their lives, but to win the most basic means of existence - space! MTV is all geared up for a unique show, called Ace of Space that will test survival skills like never before.

The contestants in the show will fight for space in 18ft*18ft rooms through tasks that test endurance and skills of co-existing amidst polarizing personalities. After series of tasks, nominations and eliminations, the rooms will progressively squeeze down over a period of 6 weeks to a size of 6ft*3ft in dimension, making it difficult for the contestants to eventually survive on the show.

But that’s not all! What’s up for grabs is the interesting element added to the show and that is a Mastermind. He will have the authority to monitor and outplay the contestants with no rules and regulations. That mastermind will be none other than Producer and ex Bigg Boss contestant, Vikas Gupta. Like an omnipresent dealer, Vikas will have everyone in his sight, controlling and manipulating their moves.

Thrilled to be a part of a concept like Ace of Space, Vikas said, "Viacom18 and especially MTV is like a second home to me. From curating content behind the camera to now being the face of MTV's biggest project, this has been one enriching journey, we have had some extremely interesting milestones and Ace Of Space is going to top all of them. Ace of Space has a quirky and fun premise which only MTV could have thought of and I am superbly excited to be a part of the show. Having known the tricks of co-existing with diverse people, I am really intrigued to assess how others adjust to contrasting situations, crumbling spaces and most interestingly how they deal with both when I decide to use a little bit of my mind."

Abhishek Rege CEO & MD, Endemol Shine India said, "Endemol Shine India has been at the forefront of creating differentiated content in the subcontinent and has established itself as the pioneer of captive reality shows internationally. With the new reality format called Ace of Space, we aim to take our partnership with Viacom 18 and especially MTV to another level. We’ve also brought Vikas Gupta on board, a brand we created on Bigg Boss season 11 last year as the mastermind who will bring out the best and the worst in the contestants, creating raw and edgy entertainment. This twisted social experiment is a one of its kind which will keep the viewers intrigued and hooked to the show."

As the game will get tougher, bolder and dirtier, the one with the highest space in the room and in the audience’ minds, after 43 days of survival, will walk as the Ace of Space.