No, this post isn't about the show, which I'll review when it debuts October 21. This post is about sending the wrong person to do a job. The reviewer at Dread Central cheerfully admits: "I am not a fan of game shows."
Okay, then why did your boss send you to review something you're not going to like? The reviewer does admit that she likes reality shows. That's her right, of course, though I think she's wasting her time. (I'm not a fan of reality
To cut the suspense which I know is killing you, I'll reveal that, surprise, surprise, the reviewer didn't like Hellevator because it's not reality-ish enough. Or as she puts it, she didn't get to "know or care" enough about the contestants and the hosts.
Maybe somebody should have explained to her that the point of a game show is to play a game, not to get to know the people on the screen. (What she really means is that she didn't see enough of the asinine whining and backbiting so characteristic of reality
I have no idea whether Hellevator is any good or not. But I do know it's a game show, and somebody who wants a game show to be a reality show doesn't have a clue about reviewing an entrant in our little genre.