Variety reports: “Facebook’s push into original television-style programming is continuing. The social-media company has given a greenlight to ‘Last State Standing,’ a reality competition series from “American Ninja Warrior” producer A. Smith and Co. The show will feature one contestant from each of the 50 states. Those contestants will compete in a series of games for a $500,000 grand prize. A. Smith and Co.’s Arthur Smith will produce. Facebook, which has long flirted with a move into premium, television-style video content, appears to now be acting on its ambitions.”

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