The Comedy Channel is due to air its new local format Comedy Slap Down in November. ‘H.G Nelson’ (Greig Pickhaver) will host in a welcome return to screens.
The show produced by FremantleMedia is ‘theatresports in a wrestling ring.’
Competing celebrities showing off their improv skills include Matt Tilley, Stephen Hall, Corrine Grant, Julia Morris, Stephen Gates, Damian Callinan, Paul McCarthy and Julia Zemiro.
Matt Parkinson serves a resident judge with John Thorn on keyboards, Eddie Barro as keeper of the Slapdown Belt and ‘Miss Wing Ding’ as holder of the round numbers. The judging team will also include a celebrity guest and an audience member.
Jason Stephens serves as the show’s Producer.