Are you a fan of Cash Cab? This week, Discovery Channel announced a new season of the TV show will premiere as part of Shark Week later this month.
Hosted by Ben Bailey, the game show features unsuspecting taxi passengers who must answer trivia questions in order to get to their destination. The series was revived in 2017 after being off the air since 2012.
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Comedian Ben Bailey and his famous taxi return to the sizzling streets of New York City to give unsuspecting passengers a ride they will never forget when CASH CAB returns Friday, July 27 at 7pm ET/PT on Discovery Channel. The new season launches with a celebration for the 30th anniversary of Discovery’s Shark Week and puts the player’s knowledge to the test on all things sharks!
The fin-tastic season kicks off as three chums from Ohio hail the Cash Cab on their very first day in New York, and a family of three go for a ride as their youngest member proves kids really do know best, impressing Ben with her smarts. Then, Shark Week and Fleet week collide when three midshipmen docked in town jump into the cab for the ride of their lives. The episode features videos from some of the most renowned divers and photographers who audiences have seen braving the waters year after year bringing these beautiful creatures to the screen, including Andrew Mayne and Andy Casagrande. Will they have what it takes to navigate the waters of Shark Week and stay alive in the cab?
The all-new season continues on Friday, August 3 as Ben Bailey’s lucky passengers take on the classic Cash Cab trivia. From pop culture to hard science, traveling uptown to downtown, contestants will showcase their ability to think under pressure as the sights of NYC zoom by – but can their trivia skills get them to the final destination?
CASH CAB is produced for Discovery Channel by Lion USA and Norton Productions. For Lion USA, Tony Tackaberry, Allison Corn, PJ Morrison, Stan Hsue are executive producers. For Norton Productions, David Steinberg is executive producer and Robyn Todd is co-executive producer. For Discovery, Max Micallef is executive producer and Paola Espinosa is associate producer.”
What do you think? Have you seen the Cash Cab revival? Will you watch the new season?