DC Trawler

Alec Baldwin Is Such A Has-Been, Now He’s Hosting [BLANK]

OK, write down your answer…


Alec Baldwin is such a has-been, now he’s hosting…

Josef Adalian, Vulture:

ABC is mounting a revival of the star-studded, big-money 1970s comedy panel show Match Game — and 30 Rock star Alec Baldwin has signed on to host…

Baldwin, taking control of the skinny microphone long held by original host Gene Rayburn, will serve as the (usually) straight man to a collection of celebrity cutups… As part of his deal to host what Baldwin is calling a “limited series,” the actor will donate his appearance fee to arts-related organizations via the Hilaria and Alec Baldwin Foundation.

It’s probably a good idea to call it a “limited series.” That way, it won’t be Baldwin’s fault when it gets canned.

Remember his last TV show? Of course you don’t.

Up Late with Alec Baldwin was cancelled after just five episodes when the once-famous rageball called a reporter a “cocksucking fag.” It was hardly the first or last homophobic comment Baldwin ever made in public. Maybe this Match Game gig is his way of making amends with the LGBT community. Guess we’ll have to see who the new Charles Nelson Reilly will be…