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[07/22/21 - 10:24 AM]
Peacock Announces Damon Wayans Jr. as Host of "Frogger," Based on Beloved Video Game Phenomenon
TV host, actor, and media personality, Kyle Brandt will serve as co-host, alongside Wayans Jr.

[via press release from Peacock]

PEACOCK ANNOUNCES DAMON WAYANS JR. AS HOST OF 'FROGGER,' BASED ON BELOVED VIDEO GAME PHENOMENON

· Peacock announced acclaimed actor and comedian Damon Wayans Jr. as host of FROGGER, a larger-than-life physical competition series based on the iconic 1980's video game, coming soon to Peacock.

· TV host, actor, and media personality, Kyle Brandt ("Good Morning Football") will serve as co-host, alongside Wayans Jr.

· A worldwide phenomenon since its introduction by Konami in 1981, Frogger has remained one of the most classic and beloved video game franchises of all time with a library spanning more than 30 titles across various platforms. The show FROGGER brings to life this popular franchise and supersizes it on an epic course! Audiences and contestants alike will be transported into a wild, whimsical FROGGER world, filled with all the simple but challenging elements of the mega-hit from Konami.

· A fierce and ridiculously fun competition, FROGGER will feature a variety outrageous obstacle courses or "crossings." These physically demanding challenges will see contestants dodge treacherous traffic, leap over snapping gators and hop over hungry hippos to conquer the course.

· Contestants from across the country will test their talent in a competition requiring skill, strength, strategy and problem-solving smarts. Who will have what it takes to be America's finest FROGGER and jump away with a $100,000?

· 13 hour-long episodes of FROGGER have been ordered.

· FROGGER, based on the Konami-owned IP, is produced by Eureka Productions in partnership with Konami Cross Media NY, Inc. Chris Culvenor and Paul Franklin will executive produce for Eureka Productions, and Eden Gaha and Fred Birckhead. The FROGGER competition show is an original format created by Chris Culvenor of Eureka Productions.

· ABOUT DAMON WAYANS JR.: Damon Wayans Jr. is a Critics Choice Television Award nominee and two-time NAACP Image Award-nominated actor and comedian. He is best known for his role on the critically acclaimed ABC comedy series "Happy Endings," the Fox comedy series "New Girl" and Feature Film "Let's Be Cops." Wayans Jr. is set to co-star alongside Gina Rodriguez in the Netflix original film "Players" and recently wrapped the TBS' comedy pilot "Kill the Orange-Faced Bear." Other credits include the upcoming Netflix film "The Harder They Fall, and he starred in the feature film "The Other Guys."

· ABOUT KYLE BRANDT: TV host, actor, and media personality, Kyle Brandt is the co-host of "Good Morning Football" on NFL Network. A runningback at Princeton University, Kyle got his start in sports as the Executive Producer and Head Writer of the nationally syndicated "The Jim Rome Show" (2007). He began regularly hosting the radio show in 2011, as well as televised programs on CBS Sports Network (2011). Brandt has also hosted and EP'd his own weekly show "The Kyle Brandt Football Experience," regularly serves as a studio host for marquee DAZN events, and works as a host/play-by-play announcer for Chicago Bears preseason games. In 2020 during the pandemic, Kyle successfully launched his own hit podcast, "10 Questions with Kyle Brandt" on Spotify/The Ringer. His first forays into entertainment came in MTV's The Real World: Chicago (2002) and NBC's Days of Our Lives (2003). He is married with 2 children.





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[09/23/21 - 09:08 AM]
Video: Apple TV+ Reveals Trailers for Upcoming Original Series for Kids and Families, "Puppy Place" and "Get Rolling with Otis"
Based on Scholastic's best-selling book series written by Ellen Miles, "Puppy Place" chronicles the adventures of dog-loving siblings, Charles and Lizzie Peterson, and the puppy pals they foster in search of forever homes.

[09/23/21 - 09:03 AM]
Video: "Jacinta" Trailer - Official Trailer
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[09/23/21 - 09:01 AM]
Video: "The Outsiders?" - Official Trailer
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[09/23/21 - 09:00 AM]
Additional Stars of Stage and Screen Announced to Appear on "The Tony Awards(R) Present: Broadway's Back!," Live from the Winter Garden Theatre in New York City, Sunday, Sept. 26 on CBS and Paramount+
Previously announced artists appearing on the show include Annaleigh Ashford, Kristin Chenoweth, André De Shields, Jake Gyllenhaal, Christopher Jackson, Audra McDonald, Idina Menzel, Ruthie Ann Miles, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Bebe Neuwirth, Leslie Odom Jr., Kelli O'Hara, Ben Platt, Jeremy Pope, Chita Rivera, Daphne Rubin-Vega and BD Wong.

[09/23/21 - 08:04 AM]
Video: Apple's "Acapulco," A New Spanish-and English-Language Series Starring Eugenio Derbez, Debuts Trailer Ahead of Global Premiere on October 8
"Acapulco" tells the story of twenty-something Máximo Gallardo (Enrique Arrizon), whose dream comes true when he gets the job of a lifetime as a cabana boy at the hottest resort in Acapulco.

[09/23/21 - 08:03 AM]
Video: It's Time to Fright the Frights in the New "Muppets Haunted Mansion" Trailer, Streaming Exclusively on Disney+ October 8
Starring in the special alongside fan-favorite Muppets, are Will Arnett (as The Ghost Host), Yvette Nicole Brown (as The Hearse Driver), Darren Criss (as The Caretaker), and Taraji P. Henson (as The Bride).

[09/23/21 - 08:00 AM]
Video: Amazon Prime Video Releases Official Trailer for "I Know What You Did Last Summer"
One year after the fatal car accident that haunted their graduation night, a group of teenagers find themselves bound together by a dark secret and stalked by a brutal killer.

[09/23/21 - 07:47 AM]
"Dune," "The Many Saints of Newark," The Third Season of "Succession," and the Final Season of "Insecure" Arrive on HBO Max This October
Also on tap are the second season of romantic comedy anthology series "Love Life," the third season of "Selena + Chef," the three-part mini-series event "Aquaman: King of Atlantis," and the second season of the unscripted series "We're Here."

[09/23/21 - 07:02 AM]
"Tiger King 2" Leads Pack of Upcoming Netflix Documentaries Exploring Crimes, Cons, and Scams
Also due on the streamer: "The Puppet Master: Hunting the Ultimate Conman," "The Tinder Swindler," "Trust No One: The Hunt for the Crypto King" and "Bad Vegan."

[09/23/21 - 06:31 AM]
Video: "Karma's World" Trailer - Netflix Futures
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[09/23/21 - 06:00 AM]
Video: "The Electrical Life of Louis Wain" - Official Trailer - Prime Video
The extraordinary true story of eccentric British artist Louis Wain (Benedict Cumberbatch), whose playful, sometimes even psychedelic pictures helped to transform the public's perception of cats forever.

[09/23/21 - 03:01 AM]
Video: "A World Without" - Official Teaser - Netflix
In a country where dating is outlawed, three teenage girls in search of happiness decide to join a reclusive community led by a charismatic leader.

[09/23/21 - 12:01 AM]
Video: "The Unlikely Murderer" - Official Teaser - Netflix
An assassinated prime minister. A police investigation that lead no-where. What happened that night in Stockholm? And who is Stig Engström, the man that was named as the probable shooter?

[09/22/21 - 10:01 PM]
Netflix All Set to Welcome a New Superhero, "Minnal Murali" This Christmas Eve
Set in the '90s, "Minnal Murali," is the origin story of Jaison, an ordinary man-turned-superhero (Murali), who is struck by a bolt of lightning which bestows him with special powers.

[09/22/21 - 02:08 PM]
Beloved Best-Selling, Pulitzer Prize-Winning Novel "All the Light We Cannot See" to Become an Epic Netflix Limited Series
The four-part limited series tells the story of Marie-Laure, a teenager who is blind, and Werner, a German soldier, whose paths collide in occupied France as both try to survive the devastation of World War II.