Snoop Dogg to Host ‘The Joker’s Wild’ Revival on TBS

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Snoop Dogg will host a revival of classic game show “The Joker’s Wild” for TBS, the cable channel announced Wednesday.

The Sony Pictures Television half-hour program will be set in a faux casino with giant dice, playing cards, streetwise  questions and problem solving — in addition to the giant slot machine featured in the original. Snoop Dogg will executive produce the project with Michael Strahan, Constance  Schwartz-Moriniof SMAC , Ted Chung of Snoopadelic Films, and Vincent Rubino.

“I’m a huge fan of game shows and The Joker’s Wild was my favorite show growing up,” said Snoop Dogg. “It always matched the flavor and personality of Snoop Dogg! Me and the Snoopadelic team are excited to bring  back the show and put my own personal touch on it. Get ready ya’ll, it’s gonna be a wild ride!”

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In addition to a series order for “The Joker’s Wild,” TBS announced Wednesday:

• A 13-episode order for “Close Enough,” a new animated series from “Regular Show” creator  J.G. Quintel.

• A new late-night programming block from sister studio Super Deluxe including new programs “Art Theifs” from creators Joseph Carnegie and Ben Jones; “Dummy” from creator Cody Heller; and “Poundhole,” described as ” a contemporary take on  Soul Train takes place in a surreal underground music club.”

• A seven-episode order for “Miracle Workers,” an anthology comedy series starring Daniel Radcliffe and Owen Wilson and executive produced by Lorne Michaels, Simon Rich, and Broadway Video’s Andrew Singer.

• A series order for a new untitled series from comedy troupe the Dress Up Gang.

• Cedric the Entertainer,  Taylor Mosby, and, Dante Hoagland joining the cast of Tracy Morgan’s “The Last O.G.”

 

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  1. George Lewis says:

    “TBS and Super Deluxe to Launch Interactive Late Night Block

    Block Targeted to Mobile-First Generation Slated to Launch in Fall 2017

    Turner’s TBS is developing a fully interactive late-night programming block with sister company Super Deluxe. The block will feature a wide variety of content from the multiplatform studio’s rapidly growing creative stable, all presented with compelling interactive components to further engage the members of the mobile-first generation. TBS plans to launch the weekly 90-minute block this fall with a comedy lineup that ranges in tone from dark humor to Generation Z ennui. It will be divided into quarter-hours, each comprised of scripted series, culturally relevant docu-series and unconventional creative voices from diverse backgrounds.

    Among the projects slated to appear as part of TBS’s upcoming Super Deluxe late-night block:

    Art Theifs – In this series from creators Joseph Carnegie and Ben Jones and executive producers Angela Petrella and Abso Lutely Productions, two friends try to infiltrate the Los Angeles art scene in the hopes of stealing enough priceless art to buy fast cars and a used hot tub. It’s not long before they find out that art in 2017 isn’t always heist-worthy.

    Dummy – This buddy comedy from creator Cody Heller follows an aspiring writer and her boyfriend’s sex doll.

    Poundhole – This contemporary take on Soul Train takes place in a surreal underground music club”.

    ART THEIFS and DUMMY sound interesting.

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