Are you looking for a little extra cash this holiday season? Today, Discovery Channel announced Cash Cab will return with new episodes this December.
The game show reboot will feature the return of original host Ben Bailey and several celebrity guests, including Matthew Perry, Brooke Shields, Scott Bakula, Gilbert Gottfried, Dave Foley, Jeff Garlin, and Susie Essman.
Discovery Channel‘s Cash Cab revival premieres on December 4th at 10 p.m. ET/PT.
Read more info below:
(New York) – Comedian Ben Bailey and his cab are back on duty this winter! Returning to the infamous streets of New York City, Bailey’s cab takes unsuspecting passengers on the ride of their life. The Emmy-Award(R) winning series, CASH CAB returns to Discovery Channel on Monday, December 4 at 10pm ET/PT.
Iconic director, comedian David Steinberg (CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, INSIDE COMEDY, SEINFELD, and MAD ABOUT YOU) joins the project with All3Media’s Lion USA to revamp the series as executive producers, with Robyn Todd as co-executive producer. Bailey will also serve as Executive Producer along with the series original ep’s Tony Tackaberry and Allison Corn from Lion USA. The series will also be available on Discovery Go and Discovery on Demand.
Dodging New York City traffic, Bailey’s lucky passengers will take on classic CASH CAB trivia en route to their destination. If they get stumped, pedestrians and friends can help them out via phone, text or social media shout outs. Some unwitting passengers will even be joined by a guest celebrity who help the passengers rack up the cash. The celebrity line-up this season includes Matthew Perry, Brooke Shields (LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT), Scott Bakula (NCIS: NEW ORLEANS, BASMATI BLUES), Gilbert Gottfried (GILBERT, GILBERT GOTTFRIED’S AMAZING COLOSSAL PODCAST), Dave Foley, Jeff Garlin (THE GOLDBERGS, CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, HANDSOME: A NETFLIX MYSTERY MOVIE) and Susie Essman (CURB YOUR ENTHUSIASM, THOSE WHO CAN’T, and BROAD CITY). If the riders and celebrities get three questions wrong, though, they’re out on the street. The upcoming season is full of surprises and detours that help unsuspecting passengers score big rewards.
CASH CAB is produced for Discovery Channel by Lion USA and Norton Productions. For Lion USA, Tony Tackaberry and Allison Corn are executive producers. For Norton Productions, Robyn Todd is co-executive producer. For Discovery, John Slaughter is executive producer.”
What do you think? Are you a fan of Cash Cab? Will you watch the reboot?