The world leaders in reality TV production, have announced their latest venture which will pit has-been and barely known celebrities against wild animals, as well as each other.
Celebrity Colosseum is anticipated to be the highlight of this summer's TV schedules and viewers wait with baited breath to see the gladiatorial duels unfold.
The producers are keeping the contestants a closely guarded secret however it is rumoured that the show will be hosted by Perez Hilton due to his striking resemblance to the Emperor Nero and his fondness of having a fiddle.
Born again Christian Stephen Baldwin is likely to be the first to be thrown to the lions in a contest sure to catch the imagination of the public. We also understand producers are attempting to persuade former President George W. Bush to participate in the shows lavish Chariot Race.
Animal Activists have expressed concerns that the beasts lined up to take part will be unfairly treated however producers have allayed these fears by confirming that the celebrities will receive no unfair advantage when facing the animals, and will be armed only with the weapons used by the original competitors of Roman Times. Rumours that the animals will be fitted with heat seeking missiles and laser beams are as yet unconfirmed.