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TASKMASTER
Air Date: Sunday, August 02, 2020
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on The CW
Episode Title: (#801) "Hello."
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SUNDAY, AUGUST 2

SERIES PREMIERE

TASKMASTER

"Hello." - (8:00-9:00 p.m. ET) (TV-14, DL) (HDTV)

THIS HILARIOUS UK CHARMER MAKES ITS U.S. DEBUT - Greg Davies stars as the fearsome Taskmaster, in this hysterical British import that bears his title. Together with his miniature sidekick Alex Horne they will be putting five contestants through their paces. Iain Stirling, Joe Thomas, Lou Sanders, Paul Sinha and Sian Gibson take on the hilarious challenges in the hopes of procuring the glorious Golden Head of the Taskmaster (Davies) statue. This week's tasks include; baby monitors, powerful smells and seductive dummies. The episode was directed by Andy Devonshire. Original airdate 8/2/2020. Every episode of TASKMASTER will be available to stream on CWTV.com and The CW App the day after broadcast for free and without a subscription, log-in or authentication required.

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TASKMASTER (CW)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
8/2/20 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (10 episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from The CW's press release, June 2020) TASKMASTER is an International Emmy and triple BAFTA nominated comedy game show starring comedian and actor Greg Davies in the title role of the all-powerful Taskmaster, who issues simple comedic and bizarre tasks to five regular contestants - usually comedians - with Alex Horne (the show creator) acting as the Taskmaster's assistant. The tasks - usually performed in isolation, but occasionally in teams - are designed to encourage the players to think laterally and creatively. TASKMASTER is from Avalon ("Breeders," "Everything's Gonna Be Okay," "Last Week Tonight With John Oliver," "Catastrophe") with executive producers Alex Horne, Richard Allen-Turner, Rob Aslett, James Taylor, Jon Thoday and Andy Devonshire (who also serves as the series' director) with Hilary Rosen for UKTV.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Greg Davies as Taskmaster
CREW INFORMATION:
· Alex Horne as EP
· Andy Devonshire as DIR/EP
· Hilary Rosen as EP
· James Taylor as EP
· Jon Thoday as EP
· Richard Allen-Turner as EP
· Rob Aslett as EP
GENRE(S):
· comedy (all)
· comedy (improv/sketch)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Avalon Television
· UKTV