2 items from 2008
The comedians have signed on to be on the panel for TBS' updated "Match Game" pilot, shot this week in Los Angeles. Also taking seats are Super Dave Osborne (Bob Einstein), Kids in the Hall trouper Scott Thompson, Rashida Jones ("The Office") and Niecy Nash ("Reno 911!").
The project, from FremantleMedia North America, was announced in March as part of the network's development slate, with TBS saying that it marks the network's biggest foray into game shows.
The original, which debuted in 1962, has had several incarnations in daytime and in the evening as a weekly syndicated show. "Match Game", featuring contestants trying to match missing words in a given phrase with a panel of celebrity guests, reached its naughty heyday with the Gene Rayburn-hosted version in the 1970s -- once the questions were tweaked to allow for a generous amount of double-entendre humor. »
NEW YORK -- Xanadu Broadway star Cheyenne Jackson is joining Scott Thompson, John Paul Pitoc, Gedde Watanabe, Matthew Montgomery and New York nightlife personalities in the bohemian drama Shifting the Canvas.
Openly gay actor Jackson will play Jens, a straight financial exec who works with a fellow Wall Streeter coming to terms with his sexuality. Chuck Griffith's film also delves into the relationships between a group of artists living in the Williamsburg section of Brooklyn.
Photographer David LaChapelle's transsexual muse Amanda Lepore and gay rapper Cazwell (All Over Your Face) also appear in the feature, set to begin shooting June 1. Griffith's Roaring Leo Prods. is producing.
Jackson (United 93) is repped by Innovative and Benderspink. »
2 items from 2008
IMDb.com, Inc. takes no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the above news articles, Tweets, or blog posts. This content is published for the entertainment of our users only. The news articles, Tweets, and blog posts do not represent IMDb's opinions nor can we guarantee that the reporting therein is completely factual. Please visit the source responsible for the item in question to report any concerns you may have regarding content or accuracy.See our NewsDesk partners