High-Profile Politician to Appear on ‘Match Game’

Jun 30, 2016  •  Post A Comment

A political figure who ran for national office a few years ago is among the celebrity guests who will be appearing on “Match Game,” which runs as part of ABC’s Sunday Fun & Games block along with “Celebrity Family Feud,” hosted by Steve Harvey, and “The $100,000 Pyramid,” hosted by Michael Strahan.

ABC announced that Sarah Palin, the 2008 GOP vice presidential nominee, will be among the guest panelists during the season on “Match Game.” The game show is hosted by Alec Baldwin, who is also an executive producer on the show.

ABC today announced the following lineup of celebrity guests who will join the panel:

Alexandra Wentworth (“Nightcap,” author, “Ali In Wonderland”)

Cheryl Hines (“Curb Your Enthusiasm,” ABC’s “Suburgatory”)

David Alan Grier (“The Carmichael Show,” “The Wiz Live!”)

Ellie Kemper (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”)

Ike Barinholtz (“The Mindy Project”)

Jack McBrayer (“30 Rock,” “Wreck It Ralph”)

Jason Alexander (“Seinfeld,” Tony Award winner)

Jerry O’ Connell (ABC’s “Mistresses” and “People’s List”)

Josh Charles (“Inside Amy Schumer,” “The Good Wife”)

Joshua Malina (ABC’s “Scandal”)

Kal Penn (ABC’s “Designated Survivor”)

Kristin Chenoweth (Tony and Emmy winner)

Leah Remini (“The Exes,” “The King of Queens”)

Leslie Jones (“Ghostbusters,” “Saturday Night Live”)

Mario Cantone (Actor and comedian)

Natasha Lyonne (“Orange is the New Black”)

Niecy Nash (“Scream Queens,” “The Soul Man,” “Getting On”)

Randall Park (ABC’s “Fresh Off the Boat”)

Governor Sarah Palin (2008 GOP Vice Presidential nominee)

Sheryl Crow (Nine-time Grammy Award winner)

Panelists for this season who were previously announced include Adam Goldberg, Ana Gasteyer, Bobby Moynihan, D.L. Hughley, Debra Messing, Edie Falco, Horatio Sanz, Isaac Mizrahi, J.B. Smoove, Michael Ian Black, Rosie O’Donnell, Sherri Shepherd, Sutton Foster and Tituss Burgess, with others still to be announced.

match game-abc-alec baldwin

One Comment

  1. They really didn’t have this calibre of celebrity back on Match Game 98…

    Also, I don’t see the head of Kitty Carlisle in the lineup.

Your Comment

Email (will not be published)