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MATCH GAME
Air Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#304) "Mario Cantone, Cheryl Hines, Adam Pally, Caroline Rhea, Neil deGrasse Tyson, Niecy Nash"
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IF YOU CAN MAKE ALEC BALDWIN BLANK, YOU KNOW IT'S GOING TO BE A GREAT NIGHT ON A BRAND-NEW 'MATCH GAME,' AIRING THURSDAY, JULY 19, ON ABC

"304" - We've got a panel of stars ready to be matchmakers as Golden Globe(R) and Emmy(R) Award-winning actor Alec Baldwin hosts an all-new episode of ABC's "Match Game," airing THURSDAY, JULY 19 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. "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. "Match Game" is produced by FremantleMedia North America.

Celebrity panelists for July 19:

Mario Cantone (actor and comedian)

Cheryl Hines ("Curb Your Enthusiasm")

Adam Pally ("Dog Days"; "Most Likely to Murder")

Caroline Rhea (actress, comedian and talk show host)

Neil deGrasse Tyson (astrophysicist, American Museum of Natural History; host, "StarTalk")

Niecy Nash ("Claws")

Joining the celebrity panelists are contestants Jennifer Lawson (hometown: Newark, New Jersey), Debra Butensky (hometown: Millis, Massachusetts), Jarreau Moore (hometown: San Diego, California) and Shari Weiss (hometown: Oceanside, New York).

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)
Returns in Summer 2019 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/26/16 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2019/2020 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
4 (??? episodes)
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ADDITIONAL NOTES:
the show's fourth season will be split into two halves
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