Game Show ‘Pictionary’ Comes To Life With ‘The Talk’ Co-Host For Fall Premiere

Pictionarya syndicated game show based on the Mattel board game, just received a full season order for fall 2022. The series will be hosted by The speech co-host Jerry O’Connell, who hosted last summer’s four-week trial. Pictionary will air on all Fox television stations, including New York’s WNYW and Los Angeles’ KTTV, and is set to debut on September 12.

Each 30-minute episode will feature two teams of three players, each with a celebrity captain. The show will follow familiar game rules, with one player on a team drawing pictures to match a word and the other teammates must guess what that word is to score. The first celebrity guests announced are Amanda Seales, Loni Love, Cristela Alonzo, Ross Mathews, Amanda Kloots, Akbar Gbaja-Biamila and Natalie Morales.

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Pictionary is produced by Fox First Run and Bill’s Market and Television Production. CBS Media Ventures is the distributor. “After a successful summer broadcast on Fox stations, we are excited to continue our relationship with Fox and roll out Pictionary to the rest of the country,” Jonathan Bingaman, executive vice president of sales at CBS Media Ventures, said in a statement. franchise known to their lineups.”

“It’s exhilarating to be a part of such an iconic tradition and to bring this beloved franchise into the daytime landscape,” O’Connell added. “Growing up it was a family favorite and something I continue to share with my children today. It’s a great privilege to help expand the reach of the experience, engaging competitors and fans of the game nationwide.”

In addition to Pictionary, O’Connell will return as co-host of CBS’ The speech, alongside Kloots, Morales, Gbaja-Biamila and Sheryl Underwood. O’Connell will also host the new CBS dating series The True Love Boat with his wife, Rebecca Romijn. The True Love Boat debuts Oct. 5 at 9 p.m. ET.

O’Connell began his acting career starring in Rob Reiner’s support me at the age of 11. His other film credits include Jerry Maguire, Kangaroo Jack, Scream 2, Veronica Mars, Pirhana 3-D, and satanic panic. His TV credits include Sliders, Crossing the Jordan, and Carpoolers. He began moving into daytime conversation as a guest host on The Wendy Williams Show before scoring his own short-lived chatterbox Jerry O’ in 2019. He joined The speech Last year.

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