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MATCH GAME
Air Date: Thursday, December 28, 2017
Time Slot: 10:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#207) "Andy Richter, Bellamy Young, Caroline Rhea, Judy Greer, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Skylar Astin" (Repeat)
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GET READY FOR BLANK! WHEN ALEC BALDWIN HOSTS ABC'S 'MATCH GAME'

It's Wednesday night, and it's time to rollout the shag carpet for BLANK! Alec Baldwin hosts "Match Game," THURSDAY, DEC. 28 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Produced by FremantleMedia North America, "Match Game" features four contestants each week vying for the chance to win $25,000, as they attempt to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the-missing-blank. (Rebroadcast. OAD 1/18/2017)

Celebrity Panelists for Dec. 28:

Andy Richter (TV personality and writer, "Conan")

Bellamy Young (ABC's "Scandal")

Caroline Rhea (actress, comedian, talk show host)

Judy Greer ("War for the Planet of the Apes," "Wilson," "Archer")

Neil deGrasse Tyson (Astrophysicist, American Museum of Natural History; host, "Startalk")

Skylar Astin ("Pitch Perfect," "Graves")

Joining the celebrity panelists are contestants Jacqueline Monroe (hometown, Gaffney, South Carolina), Steve Bonamarte (hometown, Allendale, New Jersey), Michael Anzalone (hometown, Staten Island, New York) and Rikia Johnson (hometown, Omaha, Nebraska).

Executive producers include Alec Baldwin, FMNA's Jennifer Mullin, Scott St. John and Mallory Schwartz.

"Match Game" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound.

For more information on "Match Game," visit ABC.com.

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MATCH GAME (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/26/16 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2018)
TIME SLOT:
thursdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2018) We are bringing back the shag carpet and the skinny microphone for some summertime "Match Game" BLANK!, as Season 3 continues on THURSDAY, JUNE 21 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT). "Match Game" will once again be hosted by Emmy(R)- and Golden Globe(R) Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin and is produced by FremantleMedia North America (FMNA). The hilarious panel game features two contestants as they attempt to match the answers of six celebrities in a game of fill-in-the-missing-blank. Baldwin received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Host in 2017. A fantastic lineup of celebrities are in store this summer including Laverne Cox, David Arquette, James Van Der Beek, Amy Sedaris, Jenifer Lewis, Anthony Anderson, Christina Ricci, ICE-T, Yvette Nicole Brown, Kenan Thompson, Niecy Nash, Tom Lennon, Caroline Rhea, Mark Duplass, Constance Zimmer, Joel McHale, Michael Ealy, Mario Cantone, Adam Pally, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, Cheryl Hines, Ellie Kemper, John Early, Donald Faison, Kate Flannery, Nikki Glaser, Jane Krakowski, Tituss Burgess and Jack McBrayer.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Alec Baldwin as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alec Baldwin as EP
· Jennifer Mullin as EP
· Mallory Schwartz as EP
· Scott St. John as EP
GENRE(S):
· game show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FremantleMedia North America