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MATCH GAME
Air Date: Thursday, July 12, 2018
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#307) "Jack McBrayer, Ellie Kemper, John Early, Yvette Nicole Brown, Donald Faison, Amy Sedaris"
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IF YOU MISS ALEC BALDWIN HOSTING 'MATCH GAME,' YOU'RE GONNA BE BLANK, JUST ASK CELEBRITY PANELIST JACK McBRAYER

An All-New Episode Airs Thursday, July 12, on ABC

"307" - More laughs, more drinks and more BLANK as Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin hosts a brand-new episode of ABC's "Match Game," airing THURSDAY, JULY 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), 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-blank.

Celebrity panelists for July 12:

Jack McBrayer ("30 Rock"; "Wreck-It Ralph"; "Forgetting Sarah Marshall")

Ellie Kemper ("Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt")

John Early ("Search Party"; "Wet Hot American Summer: Ten Years Later")

Yvette Nicole Brown ("LEGO Marvel Super Heroes: Black Panther - Trouble in Wakanda"; "Elena of Avalor")

Donald Faison ("Ray Donovan"; "Scrubs")

Amy Sedaris ("At Home with Amy Sedaris"; "Strangers with Candy"; "Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt")

Joining the celebrity panelists are contestants Rose Lee (hometown: Carson, California), Ryan Macedo (hometown: Seattle, Washington), Dawn McNairy (hometown: Granada Hills, California) and Lindsay McAloney (hometown: Sussex, New Jersey).

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. This episode carries a TV-14, DL parental guideline.

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MATCH GAME (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/26/16 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (18 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its third season on 9/13/18; has yet to be renewed for a fourth season
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