Match Game

Following the recent announcement of Darrin Rose as the host of the retro-classic game show Match Game, The Comedy Network revealed today the two regular panellists as well as a blanking hilarious lineup of Canadian and international guests.

Appearing as regulars on the original Comedy series are fan-favourite and multiple award-winning comedian, actor, author and screenwriter Seán Cullen, and beloved stand-up comic and three-time Canadian Comedy Award-winner Debra DiGiovanni.

Currently filming in Montréal, Match Game is set to air exclusively on Comedy, Monday to Friday at 8 p.m. ET/PT beginning October 15. Continue reading »

The search is over as The Comedy Network today announced that Canadian comedian, actor, and writer Darrin Rose will host the English-language revival of the classic comedy game show Match Game.

Well-known for his roles on MuchMusic’s Video on Trial as well as MR. D, Rose is an internationally known stand-up comic who has appeared at Just For Laughs and the Edinburgh Comedy Festival.

Match Game is produced by Montreal’s Zone3 and will air exclusively on Comedy Monday to Friday at 8 p.m. ET/PT beginning October 15. Continue reading »

Canada’s The Comedy Network has filled in the blanks with FremantleMedia Enterprises (FME) for the rights to the English-language revival of the classic game show Match Game.

Set to shoot in Montreal this summer, 60 episodes of the half-hour series have been commissioned, to be produced in association with Montreal’s Zone3 and to premiere exclusively on Comedy this fall.

Today’s order of Match Game comes as The Comedy Network also announces a multi-year television series deal with Just For Laughs that will see a 13 hour all-new gala comedy series produced during this year’s Festival in July, as well as CTV’s announcement of pilot orders for new half-hour scripted comedies Satisfaction and Spun Out. Continue reading »