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    ‘Funny You Should Ask’ Renewed for Two More Seasons

    Byron Allen’s Entertainment Studios has picked-up “Funny You Should Ask” for an additional two-season order. Hosted by Jon Kelley, the comedy game show 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 […]

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    Disney/ABC Cancels ‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’

    Disney/ABC has opted against an 18th season of syndicated daytime game show “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.” Based on the primetime version, which was hosted by Regis Philbin and debuted in 1999, it shifted to syndication in 2002 with Meredith Vieria as host. Cedric the Entertainer took over hosting chores in 2013, followed by […]

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    CBS Orders Two New Multi-Camera Sitcoms for 2018-19

    CBS, which could have two protected time periods next season if it moves “Young Sheldon” into the Thursday 9 p.m. half-hour, has ordered two new comedies for next season: “Welcome to the Neighborhood” and an untitled Ben Winston project. “Welcome to the Neighborhood” features Cedric the Entertainer as the the nicest guy in the Midwest who […]

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

    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 […]

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