“We are devastated to have learned of his passing and our deepest sympathy goes out to the family,” a TBS spokesperson said.
“We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and our thoughts are with them at this time,” a representative from Endemol Shine North America said in a statement.
Filming for the show will resume sometime after a previously planned break for the Thanksgiving holiday.
Variety reported that all contestants on the show undergo medical exams before they are able to compete. CNN reported contestants also underwent COVID-19 testing before filming this season.
“Wipeout” initially ran from 2008 to 2014 and aired on ABC. In April, it was announced that TBS ordered 20 episodes of the show.
A premiere date for the show has not been announced.