Celebrity Danger! is scheduled to return to ABC this week on September 25 at 8 p.m. ET. The show will feature a new lineup of stars as they compete to win money for their favorite charities. Each week, there will be a qualifying round where celebrities will face each other in a tournament format.
Appearing in episode 1, titled quarterfinals #1, will be Simu Liu, Ego Nwodim and Andy Richter. The presenter of the last season is Mayim Bialik from Big Bang Theory.
The episode synopsis reads:
“The celebrity showdown includes Simu Liu (“Shang-Chi”), Ego Nwodim (“Saturday Night Live”) and Andy Richter (“Late Night with Conan O’Brian”) as they compete to win the $1,000,000 grand prize for your charity of choice.”
All about Celebrity Danger! season premiere (episode one)
For the first time in more than three decades, Celebrity Danger! it’s spicing things up. Until now, the show has consisted of two rounds throughout the franchise, but this season will introduce a new Triple Jeopardy! round.
Under the new format, the Jeopardy!, Double Jeopardy! and Triple Jeopardy! will contain questions worth $100 to $500, $200 – $1000, $300 – $1500 clues. The third round will also feature three daily doubles.
Michael Davies, the game show’s new executive producer, explained the reason behind the change, with an extra 30 minutes being added to each episode.
He further added:
“I didn’t want to do two half hours straight, because I wanted the shows to breathe a little bit more…and have a little more interaction with Mayim and our famous players.”
Celebrity Danger! will premiere this week with a competitive and entertaining episode starring a superhero that everyone loves. Simu Liu will take on Andy Richter and Ego Nwadim in their quest to win $1 million for his favorite charities. Simu previously appeared on celebrity family feud where he competed against Nathan Chen to win money for another charity of his choice.
In a preview uploaded to Twitter, presenter Mayim Bialik said:
“The categories are Shining Stars, Hard Tracks, $1 Million for Charity.”
Meet the host, Mayim Bialik
Best known for playing Amy in Big Bang Theorygot her first acting job at the age of 12 as part of Pumpkin head. However, the role that took her to the big leagues was her when she was cast in the NBC sitcom. To flourish in 1990.
Like his character in Big Bang Theory, Mayim is exceptionally intelligent and was accepted to two Ivy League universities, Harvard and Yale, but turned them down to attend UCLA and has a Ph.D. in neuroscience from there.
Stars set to appear in episode one
In another preview, Mayim asked the shang chi actor how he felt and Simu Liu said he was angry with Andy Richter.
Andy Richter said:
“Learn something every day.”
The game has definitely started as Ego stated that he would “come” for their heads in the season premiere of Celebrity Danger! The show is a combination of “intellectual power and star power.”
Simu Liu is a Chinese-Canadian actor famous for his work in Marvel’s Shang Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings. Her role in the film earned her a Game Changer Award and a People’s Choice Award. The writer, producer and stuntman also appeared on Kim’s Convenience.
Although he was born in China, he moved to Ontario at the age of five and worked at an accounting firm before pursuing a career in film and television.
The actor cares deeply about Asian representation and stopping anti-Asian hate crimes in the Western world and has actively tried to raise money for the cause.
the saturday night live the cast member is set to appear in Celebrity Danger! The comedienne is the seventh African-American cast member to SNL and has a bachelor’s degree in biology from the University of Southern California. She had previously appeared in a supporting role in Law & Order True Crime: The Menendez Murdersfollowed by appearances on 2 broke girls Y Biblically live.
This is not Andy’s first rodeo, the actor and comedian had previously appeared on Celebrity Danger! in 1999 and set a record for the most money won at $29,400. He is famous for being Canon O’Brien’s partner, as he appeared on each of his talk shows, including Late at night Y the show tonight in NBC and TBS Conan.
Other celebrities that will appear this season in Celebrity Danger! They are Constance Wu, Iliza Shlesinger, Ray Romano, Aisha Tyler, Patton Oswalt, Michael Cera, BJ Novak, and Candace Parker.
Celebrity Danger! kicks off Sunday, September 25 at 8 p.m. ET and will be available on Hulu the next day.