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Veteran TV producer Jay Wolpert has been tapped as exec producer of Pearson Television’s upcoming syndie revival of “Match Game.”

Wolpert’s long career in TV production stretches from “The Price Is Right” to “Into the Night with Rick Dees.” He was involved in the development of the original “Match Game” during his tenure as a producer with Goodson-Todman Prods. in the 1970s. The new-model “Match Game” bows as a daytime strip in September.

Separately, Pearson revealed that accordion-toting comic Judy Tenuta will be a regular panelist on the gameshow, along with Nell Carter, George Hamilton and Vicki Lawrence.

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