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Entertainment Studios Orders 2 More Seasons of ‘Funny You Should Ask’

Pick-Up Takes the Game Show Through the 2020-21 TV Season

Entertainment Studios has extended comedy game show “Funny You Should Ask” through the 2020-21 season, taking it through season four with a total of 520 episodes. Hosted by Jon Kelley (“Extra”), “Funny You Should Ask” is a daily half-hour strip featuring a panel of comedians who interact with contestants for cash and big laughs. In each episode, the laughs and the stakes increase as the contestants ask the comedians questions.

The comedians appearing in season one include Howie Mandel, Anthony Anderson, Tiffany Haddish, Jon Lovitz, Cheryl Hines, Byron Allen, Louie Anderson, Gabriel Iglesias, Cedric the Entertainer, Billy Gardell, Tommy Davidson, Sherri Shepherd, Tim Meadows, Tom Arnold, Sheryl Underwood, Natasha Leggero, Bill Bellamy, Bobby Lee, Jimmie Walker, Bill Engvall, Harland Williams, Jackee, Gary Owen, David Alan Grier, Maria Bamford, Dave Coulier, George Wallace, Loni Love, Pauly Shore, Dean Edwards, Jodi Miller, Vivica A. Fox, and Caroline Rhea.

”Funny You Should Ask: is currently cleared in 93 percent of U.S. television markets, including New York, Los Angeles and Chicago. Represented station groups include Sinclair, Weigel, CBS, Scripps, Graham Media, Meredith, Mission, Londen, Sunbeam, Nexstar, Raycom, Titan, NRJ, Ellis Communications, Hubbard, Lilly, Cunningham, Block, OTA, California-Oregon Broadcasters, Independent Communications, Winston, Tougaloo, Shield, Rockfleet, Marquee, Sagamore Hill, News-Press Gazette, McKinnon Broadcasting, Max Media, and Cowles.

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Written by Marc Berman

Marc Berman has been writing professionally since 1999 and is the author of weekly column “Mr. Television” for Campaign US (www.campaignlive.com). Most recently, Berman was the creator and Editor-in-Chief of website and newsletter TV Media Insights for Cross MediaWorks. From 1999-2011, he was the Senior Editor for Mediaweek and has also written for The New York Daily News, Variety, The Hollywood Reporter and Emmy Magazine, among others. Berman has also appeared on “Entertainment Tonight,” “Extra,” “Access Hollywood,” “Inside Edition,” “The CBS Evening News,” E!, CNN, CNBC, Fox News and MSNBC.

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