A 'Beat the Clock' for the YouTube generation

April 22, 2015 3:07 PM

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Inside a soundstage at YouTube Space LA, a high-tech production facility operated by the streaming video site, a couple of YouTube stars have been outfitted with helmets and jockstraps affixed with long hooks. The guys are furiously gyrating their bodies in an attempt to nab rings scattered across the set in less than 60 seconds — all while several cameras capture each thrust.

The silly hip-shaking stunt is one of several tasks that will be featured in a new take on the old-school game show that dared contestants to complete challenges before time ran out. In this updated "Beat the Clock," the clock is on a flat-screen TV, the audience is chilling out on couches in the ba...

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