Dan Cortese Returns For More 'Guinness World Records'
It's time to break some more world records that you didn't even know existed. TruTV has brought back Guinness World Records Unleashed for a second season, and before we see what crazy things folks will attempt to be the world's best at, BFTV snagged a couple of minutes with the show's master of ceremonies, Dan Cortese. Here's what he had to say about the literally history-making gig.
What attracted him to being our guide for these truly jaw-dropping attempts? "One it was pitched to me in a way that the producers were going to allow me to do what I do best, which is let me go and let me talk to people," said the veteran TV personality and actor. "But the other thing that I love about our guests is there's no money won here. It's not like 'This guy's going to do something crazy because he's going to win 50 thousand dollars.' They want to tell somebody that they're a Guinness World Record holder and they're the best at whatever it is they're doing. They just want to be the best."
That means trying their hand at things that most folks probably haven't even thought about. "We have six per each episode. In the first, we have the fastest talker. The woman herself is, you need to tune in just to see [her]," Dan told us. "Then we have the most consecutive jumps on a trampoline grabbing a bar. The bar is like 30 feet above.
"We have another guy that came back from last season - most kicks to your head in one minute. He didn't break the record last year and he comes back, tries to break the record this year. We have a guy [with] the highest bungee jump attempt trying to dunk a donut into a cup of coffee on the ground. This guy's 200 feet in the air on top of a crane."
Check out the clip below to see the would-be fastest talker who features in tonight's season premiere.