Merrick, New York, USA. 11th June 2017. On large TV screen, "American Grit" TV show contestant CHRIS EDOM (at right), 48, of Merrick, is host of Viewing Party for Season 2 premiere. Edom family's neighbors watched Episode 1 of the Fox network TV reality show on large screen in their backyard. Edom was the last contestant picked for a team.