or


[01/10/11 - 11:53 AM]
GSN and Drew Carey Announce Cast Members for "Drew Carey's Improv-A-Ganza" Premiering March 28, 2011
Said ensemble includes Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie and Kathy Kinney.

[via press release from GSN]

GSN AND DREW CAREY ANNOUNCE CAST MEMBERS FOR "DREW CAREY'S IMPROV-A-GANZA" PREMIERING MARCH 28, 2011

The All-New Lineup of Stars Includes Ryan Stiles, Colin Mochrie and Kathy Kinney

(Santa Monica, CA) - January 10, 2011 - GSN (Game Show Network) and Drew Carey introduced today the line-up of talented actors and comedians who will join Carey in DREW CAREY'S IMPROV-A-GANZA, his new original, primetime daily strip show for GSN. Carey and his fellow cast members will create a lively, unpredictable and hilarious half-hour of improvised sketch comedy, complete with audience participation. DREW CAREY'S IMPROV-A-GANZA will premiere March 28, 2011 on GSN.

DREW CAREY'S IMPROV-A-GANZA will be based on a series of live improv performances and audience members will also have a chance to appear in this original, primetime GSN television series. The shows will be taped live in front of audiences at the MGM Grand Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas January 14-16, January 20-22 and February 3-5 at 7:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Additionalperformances will be taped at 9 p.m. on Thursday, January 13th and Sunday, February 6th.. Tickets for the live performances are available for purchase online at www.mgmgrand.com and www.ticketmaster.com.

Carey's fellow cast members will include:

Heather Anne Campbell - The talented improv artist has performed with troupes in Chicago, Los Angeles and Amsterdam, appeared on MADtv, and pranked with ImprovEverywhere in the YouTube hit, "Food Court Musical."

Jeff Davis - Davis started acting at age 4 (as Linus in "You're a Good Man Charlie Brown") and appeared on Broadway at age 11 with Yul Brynner in "The King and I." He's had several recurring roles on Drew Carey's TV shows, and is a member of Carey's Improv All-Stars.

Chip Esten - The improv artist and actor trained at the Groundlings Theatre in Los Angeles and has appeared on "Big Love," "The Office," "ER," "Married´┐ŻWith Children" (he married Kelly Bundy in the final episode), and "The Drew Carey Show."

Kathy Kinney - Well known to audiences as Mimi Bobeck-Carey on "The Drew Carey Show," Kinney has also appeared in "The Secret Life of the American Teenager," "My Name Is Earl," and "Newhart."

Jonathan Mangum - Mangum began doing improvisational comedy with Wayne Brady in Orlando, Florida, before moving to L.A. He has appeared on "The Sarah Silverman Program" and "The Drew Carey Show," and has toured the world with Carey and Brady.

Sean Masterson - Masterson is a multi-faceted improv comedian, web producer and actor. As a performer, he was part of The Second City troupe in Chicago, and has appeared in dozens of episodic TV shows and feature films.

Colin Mochrie - Born in Scotland, Mochrie has worked frequently with Drew Carey and fellow cast member Brad Sherwood. But he says his most famous role was as Molly Ringwald's captor in "Space Hunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone."

Greg Proops - Trained in improvisation and acting in San Francisco, Proops has performed for Prince Charles, and worked as a voice actor in "Star Wars Episode I: The Phantom Menace."

Brad Sherwood - The comedian, actor and game show host ("The Price Is Right") appeared often on "The Tonight Show with Jay Leno," and has demonstrated his quick-witted improv skills in shows nationwide with colleague Colin Mochrie.

Ryan Stiles - Having dropped out of high school to pursue a comedy career, Stiles has appeared in such comedy hits as "Two and a Half Men," "The Drew Carey Show," "Mad About You" and "Murphy Brown." A longtime performer on the British version of "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," Stiles served as executive producer and co-star with Drew Carey on the U.S. version.

Stand-up comic turned actor-producer Drew Carey has brought his golden comic touch to numerous hit television shows, including "The Drew Carey Show," "The Price Is Right" and "Whose Line Is It Anyway?," on which he served as host and producer. He has also attracted enthusiastic live audiences across the country with his Drew Carey's Improv All-Stars.

About GSN

GSN is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming andcompetition entertainment via its 75-million subscriber television network and online game sites. GSN's cross-platform content gives viewers and participants the opportunity to win cash and prizes, whether through GSN's popular TV game shows, gsn.com's free casual games or its WorldWinner competitive cash tournaments. GSN is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. GSN and its subsidiary, WorldWinner.com, Inc., are owned by DIRECTV and Sony Pictures Entertainment.





  [january 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
      


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)









[04/16/14 - 09:02 AM]
FX Orders Third Season of "The Americans"
Six episodes remain in the current season, including tonight's broadcast.

[04/16/14 - 08:52 AM]
NBC Is Currently #1 Tuesday Night in Adults 18-49, Led by the #1 Show of the Night, "The Voice"
NBC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 08:34 AM]
Pivot Taps Embassy Row to Produce New Season of Nightly Topical Series "TakePart Live," Premiering May 12th at a New Time, 10:00 PM ET/9:00 PM CT
Offering viewers a forum to discuss the issues of the moment, "TakePart Live" explores topics from the day's headlines.

[04/16/14 - 08:33 AM]
Participant Media's Pivot Increases Commitment to Originals with Four New Shows, Eleven Series in Development, New Scripted Drama, Franchise Award Show, Over 300 Hours of Original Programming in 2014
Highlights include "Fortitude," a dark drama series, with psychological and thriller elements, that follows the residents of an Arctic town unlike any other place on Earth.

[04/16/14 - 08:32 AM]
ABC's "Marvel's Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D." Is Up and Virtually Ties "NCIS: Los Angeles" for #1 in Adults 18-49 at 9pm
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 15.

[04/16/14 - 08:28 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Holds Onto Demo Crown with "The Voice"
The Peacock series is up from last week among adults 18-49, as are "About a Boy" and "Growing Up Fisher."

[04/16/14 - 08:16 AM]
Cartoon Network Viewers Charmed by "Clarence"
Cartoon Network spins the numbers for Monday, April 14.

[04/16/14 - 08:04 AM]
NBCUniversal Presents Unprecedented Coverage of Premier League's "Championship Sunday" on May 11
All 10 matches will be presented live simultaneously on 10 different NBCUniversal television networks on Sunday, May 11 at 10 a.m. ET.

[04/16/14 - 07:50 AM]
NeNe Leakes Plays Cupid with Patti Stanger on Bravo's "The Millionaire Matchmaker" Season Finale Airing Sunday, April 20 at 10PM ET/PT
Plus: look for the special "Patti Uncensored: Three Dates Gone Wrong" on Tuesday, April 22 at 10:30/9:30c.

[04/16/14 - 07:26 AM]
April Showers Bring More Jaw-Dropping Hours of True Crime to Investigation Discovery
New series include "The Perfect Murder" (Sunday, April 20), "Cell Block Psychic" (Monday, April 21) and "Bad Teachers" (Tuesday, April 22).

[04/16/14 - 06:31 AM]
Ovation Unveils "The Royals" Six-Part Documentary Series Beginning April 26
"The Royals" takes viewers behind palace gates for an up-close and personal look at how the Royal Family has endured and flourished over the decades.

[04/16/14 - 06:30 AM]
It's Television History in the Making When "The View" Unites All 11 Co-Hosts, Live, May 15 on ABC
The following day, after more than five decades of entertaining and informing generations of Americans, Walters says goodbye to daily television, commemorating her final co-host appearance on "The View" that morning.

[04/16/14 - 06:02 AM]
NASCAR Talladega Qualifying to Air on FOX - New Competitive "Knockout" Qualifying Sessions a Must See for Race Fans
The new qualifying system allows for all cars to qualify collectively for up to 25 minutes, with the top 24 based on fastest laps advancing for a subsequent 10-minute session.

[04/15/14 - 09:00 PM]
"The Voice" Narrows Field to Top 12 Artists as Competition Heats Up
Each of the celebrity musician coaches - Adam Levine, Blake Shelton, Shakira and Usher - will have three artists on their respective teams.

[04/15/14 - 03:06 PM]
NHL Regular Season Sets Viewership Records Across NBC & NBCSN
NBC spins the numbers for its NHL coverage to date this season.