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Taskmaster (Comedy Central 2018, Reggie Watts, Alex Horne) 



Taskmaster, whose format originated in the U.K., requires individuals to use ingenuity and creativity to complete unusual challenges. Throughout the season, Watts and his co-host, Alex Horne, judge five unwitting contestants which include Freddie Highmore (The Good Doctor, Bates Motel), Kate Berlant (High Maintenance, Search Party), Dillon Francis (DJ, Record Producer), Lisa Lampanelli (stand-up and insult comic), and Ron Funches (Trolls, Undateable) as they compete independently against each other in a series of stupefying tasks.

During the half hour game show, Watts and Horne set a series of tasks and award points based on what they did and how they did it. At the end of each episode, the contender that has accrued the most points will win a prized possession that either they or their competitors have offered up. At the end of the season, the player with the most points overall will win a trophy and become the ultimate champion of Taskmaster. Taskmaster is based on the BAFTA and Royal Television Society award-nominated, internationally popular U.K. format. The British series won for Best Entertainment Show at the Awards in 2016 and 2017 and was nominated in 2017 for International Emmy for non-scripted entertainment.

production details
Country: USA | Comedy Central | 8 episodes
Release Year: 2018

Adam Londy as EIP (Comedy)
Alex Horne as Executive Producer
Andy Devonshire as Executive Producer
David Martin as Executive Producer
James Taylor as Executive Producer
Jon Thoday as Executive Producer
Jordan Ellner as EIP (Comedy)
Kara Baker as Executive Producer
Kellyn Parker as EIP (Comedy)
Reggie Watts as Executive Producer
Richard Allen-Turner as Executive Producer
Rob Aslett as Executive Producer

Reggie Watts as Himself – Taskmaster
Alex Horne as Himself – Taskmaster’s Assistant
Kate Berlant as Herself
Ron Funches as Himself
Freddie Highmore as Himself
Dillon Francis as Himself
Lisa Lampanelli as Herself