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GONG SHOW, THE (ABC)
Premieres in Midseason 2017 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
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STATUS:
new in 2016/2017 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, October 2016) The ABC Television Network announced the return of television's most irreverent talent show competition, "The Gong Show." Executive produced by actor/comedian Will Arnett's Electric Avenue Productions, Den of Thieves and Principato Young Entertainment, every episode will celebrate un-traditionally talented, unique performers plucked from the Internet and put on a primetime stage. A revolving panel of judges featuring Hollywood's hottest stars praise, critique and gong contestants in one of TV's all-time great variety shows. "ABC has tapped into the nostalgia and excitement of primetime game shows," said Rob Mills, senior vice president, Alternative Series, Specials & Late-Night Programming. "We are thrilled to add 'The Gong Show' to ABC's schedule spearheaded by the incomparable Will Arnett." "The comedy culture we are living in has finally caught up to 'The Gong Show,' so the timing is perfect," said Holly Jacobs, executive vice president, Reality and Syndication Programming for Sony Pictures Television. "We've found just the right partners to bring back this iconic original."
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· ??? as Host
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Jeffrey Ross as Host (WB Pilot)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Evan Prager as EP
· Jared Morell as CO-EP
· Jesse Ignjatovic as EP
· Jordan Barrow as CO-EP
· Marc Forman as CO-EP
· Michael Davies as EP (WB Pilot)
· Peter Principato as EP
· Will Arnett as EP
GENRE(S):
· game show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Den of Thieves
· Electric Avenue Productions
· Sony Pictures Television