Are you ready for another TV game show blast from the past? Already, we’ve seen the resurrections of Match Game with Alec Baldwin, Let’s Make A Dealwith Wayne Brady, and $100,000 Pyramid with Michael Strahan. Now, The Joker’s Wild is coming back, and you won’t believe who’s hosting: rapper Snoop Dogg! Believe it or not, the hip-hop legend says he grew up watching the show, where contestants spin a slot machine to select categories, then answer questions to win money, and he felt the time was right to bring it back to television with his own unique spin. (Click on the media bar below to hear Snoop Dogg)
Snoop Dogg’s new version of The Joker’s Wild will premiere later this year on TBS.
Making its series debut tonight on The Discovery Channel, WEED WARS is reality programming that takes a look at the ongoing debate over state and federal differences in the laws governing the use of marijuana for medicinal purposes. Since the 1996 passage of California’s Compassionate Use Act, a whole new and controversial business enterprise has entered the economy. Centered on the Oakland Harborside Health Center, audiences will get a look inside the largest medicinal cannabis dispensary in the world. At a press conference to promote the project, president and founder of the center STEPHEN DeANGELO talked about why this series is important to him and his family. (CLICK ON THE MEDIA BAR FOR AUDIO)