A male contestant on the game show. Clean He died Wednesday after suffering cardiac arrest following the completion of all obstacles in the course.
A TBS spokesperson confirmed the news to ET on Friday, sharing a statement: “We are devastated to learn of his passing and our deepest condolences to the family.”
“We offer our heartfelt condolences to the family and our thoughts are with them at this time,” read a second statement from producer Endemol Shine North America.
ET learned that the male contestant needed medical attention after completing the course on November 18. When paramedics were called, he was first treated by the Clean medical staff on site. He was then taken to a local hospital.
Due to the tragic incident, the production of Clean It was paused on Thursday and Friday. ET learned that production plans to resume the week of November 30.
TBS has yet to announce an official premiere date for the Clean reboot the series, but it is scheduled to air sometime in 2021. The game show originally aired on ABC from 2008-2014.