Koh-Lanta: justice forbids to “spoil” future episodes on social networks

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The Paris court has issued an order banning publications that reveal the rest of the show.

No more early revelations on the crisp details of the “Koh-Lanta” show! The production company ALP won a victory in the Paris court against gossipers on social networks, according to three orders.

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For several weeks, “information of a diverse nature has been circulating on discussion platforms and social networks,” Adventure Line productions said in a statement released Wednesday.
However, “these publications generate insults near the adventurers of the season and have the sole objective of destroying the interest of viewers for this new edition”, added this heavyweight of adventure game shows such as Koh-Lanta (broadcast on TF1) or Fort Boyard (France 2).

The author of these revelations is a former participant, according to ALP. His name was crossed out in one of the orders consulted by AFP, dated September 14.

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Seized by the ALP, the Paris judicial court prohibited it from publishing or commenting on social networks or on any other communication medium “of information relating to the content of upcoming episodes of the Koh-Lanta season in progress. broadcast on TF1 “. He cites in particular “the outcome of the tests, the order of elimination of the competitors from the game, the name of the finalists and the winner of the game”.

He risks a financial penalty of 1,000 euros per violation found, according to the ordinance.

Spoiler ban on networks

In two other orders, dated September 9, the Paris court asked Twitter and Facebook to lift the anonymity of unidentified accounts that disclose elements of the game before they are broadcast on Tuesday. It would be, according to the daily The Parisian, a first in such a context.

For ALP, it is about protecting interest in its flagship game, which celebrated its 20th anniversary in the summer of 2021 and attracted more than 5.5 million viewers on average during the previous edition in the spring.

“ALP will not let the pleasure of viewers spoil and intends to protect its program and its” adventurers “,” she warned in her press release. And to warn: “To do this, she will not hesitate to appeal to justice as often as necessary”.