“ABC is mounting a revival of the star-studded, big-money 1970s comedy panel show Match Game — and 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin has signed on to host, Vulture has learned. The network and producer FremantleMedia North America announced that they are teaming up for ten one-hour episodes of Match Game 2016,” Baldwin’s Match Game revival will air at 10 p.m. on Sundays on ABC as part of a three-hour game-show block launching June 26. The block will also include the Michael Strahan-hosted $100,000 Pyramid revival and the return of the Steve Harvey-hosted Celebrity Family Feud. (THR)
Match Game pits contestants against each other as they try to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the-blank. It’s often quite funny, similar to Mad Libs, but shorter. Match Game is looking for contestants, clever and charismatic they say. If you’re that person, Melissa Leonard to think of one person, than contact them.
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As part of his deal to host what Alec Baldwin is calling a “limited series,” the actor will donate his appearance fee to arts-related organizations via the Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Foundation.