It's Back-to-Back Game Show Fun when ABC Premieres the New Seasons of "The Gong Show" and "Match Game"

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18 June 2018
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"The Gong Show" and "Match Game"
Season Premieres Thursday, June 21 starting at 8 PM ET/PT on ABC
 
          The fun begins at 8 PM with the season premiere of The Gong Show with celebrity judges Fred Armisen, Will Arnett and Rita Wilson. Mike Myers stars as your host, along with British comedic legend Tommy Maitland.
 
          Thursday night’s acts include a quick-change magic act, a hula-hooping marvel who travels on rings, a drummer who can literally drum on anything and a group of waterless swimmers.
 
         At the end of the show, the winning act with the highest judges’ scores
will receive a fabulous The Gong Show trophy and a check for $2,000 and
18 cents.
 

          Then at 9 PM, Alec Baldwin returns to host the new season of Match Game. “Kenan Thompson, Niecy Nash, Thomas Lennon, Caroline Rhea, Mark Duplass, Constance Zimmer” – Six celebrities are on deck, the drinks are poured, and Alec Baldwin has the iconic skinny mic in hand for a hilarious hour of non-stop BLANK!
 
          The iconic game show 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-missing-blank. 
 
          Joining the celebrity panelists are contestants Cheryl Humphrey (hometown: North Little Rock, Arkansas), Lindsay Oetken (hometown: Surrey, North Dakota), Jared Barry (hometown: Farmingdale, New York) and Gena Kizer (hometown: Houston, Texas)

 
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