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NBC Orders Game Show ‘That’s My Jam’ Based on Jimmy Fallon’s ‘Tonight Show’ Segments

  • Variety
NBC has ordered an unscripted game show called “That’s My Jam.”

The show will feature a new group of celebrities each week and is based on the various music-based games that have become a staple of “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” including “Wheel of Musical Impressions,” “Musical Genre Challenge,” and “History of Rap.” NBC has ordered a 10-episode first season of the hour-long series.

“Jimmy reinvented the late-night genre with his one-of-a-kind celebrity game segments that show our favorite stars at their most clever, creative and relaxed,” said Meredith Ahr, president, alternative and reality group, NBC Entertainment. “We’re thrilled to bring viewers a new set of games and create a weekly party that is just as much fun to watch as it is to play along.”

The format was brought to Universal Television Alternative Studio by Fallon, longtime “Tonight Show” producer Jim Juvonen and writer Josh Knapp.
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NBC Orders Jimmy Fallon’s ‘That’s My Jam’ Music & Variety Game Show Inspired By ‘Tonight Show’ Segments

  • Deadline
NBC has given a 10-episode series order to That’s My Jam, an unscripted music and variety game show inspired by Jimmy Fallon’s viral hit Tonight Show segments “Wheel of Musical Impressions.”

Fallon will executive produce the hourlong competition series, which “will be infused with Fallon’s one-of-a-kind comedic style, feel-good energy and a carousel of his classic and brand-new music-based games, featuring a new group of celebrities each week,” NBC says.

“We love playing these games on the show, and it’ll be fun to see it taken to the next level,” Fallon said.

The format was brought to Universal Television Alternative Studio by Fallon, longtime Tonight Show producer Jim Juvonen and writer Josh Knapp. Jeff Apploff will serve as showrunner.

“Jimmy reinvented the late-night genre with his one-of-a-kind celebrity game segments that show our favorite stars at their most clever, creative and relaxed,” said Meredith Ahr, President
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