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DREW CAREY’S IMPROV-A-GANZA: Cast Game Show Connection

Posted on January 11 2011 by Editor

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GSN (Game Show Network) has announced the full cast of Drew Carey’s new improv/sketch comedy prime time show which will begin filming in Las Vegas at MGM Grand Hotel and Casino starting January 14th.

The cast of the new comedy which will also be interactive for studio audiences, includes quite a slew of talented and actors and comedians. But, two stand-out as having game shows in common with Carey who currently hosts “The Price is Right”.

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Jonathan Mangum who began his improv comedy career with Wayne Brady in Orlando, Florida is the show announcer and co-host on CBS game show “Let’s Make a Deal”. His past work includes “The Sarah Silverman Program” and “The Drew Cary Show”.

Actor and comedian, Brad Sherwood was an announcer for game show “The Price is Right” for an episode dated recently – November 15, 2010. He has had numerous appearances on “The Tonight Show with Jay Leno”

The full list of talent to round-off the cast include the following: Heather Anne Campbell (“Food Court Musical”), Jeff Davis (“Carey’s Improv All-Stars”), Chip Esten (“The Office”), Kathy Kinney (Mimi Bobeck-Carey on “The Drew Carey Show”), Jonathan Mangum (“Let’s Make a Deal”), Sean Masterson (The Second City in Chicago), Colin Mochrie (“Space Hunter: Adventures in the Forbidden Zone”), Greg Proops (Improv actor), Brad Sherwood (comedian, actor), Ryan Stiles (“Whose Line Is It Anyway?” – British version)

“Carey’s Improv-A-Ganza will premiere on GSN March 28, 2011. For tickets to the show, visit: www.mgmgrand.com, or www.ticketmaster.com

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