Two teams of celebrities compete in a number of challenges and games, including one on a huge set that tilts at 22-1/2 degrees and others that take place in complete darkness.
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Rove McManus ...  Himself - Host 8 episodes, 2014
Rob Gleeson ...  Himself 8 episodes, 2014
Meryl Hathaway Meryl Hathaway ...  Herself 8 episodes, 2014
Jessica McKenna ...  Herself 8 episodes, 2014
Brian Palermo ...  Himself 8 episodes, 2014
Jamie Denbo ...  Herself 8 episodes, 2014
Jordan Black ...  Himself 8 episodes, 2014
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Two teams of celebrities and comedians in a series of competitions that have the teams sing, dance and create comedy sketches while overcoming multiple mental and physical obstacles. Instructed by guest team captains, two teams of comedians are instructed to create and participate in a set of unscripted improv skits, some of which take place on a set tilted at 22-1/2 degrees or some of which take place in complete darkness with the audience able to observe through infrared cameras while the contestants blunder about. Written by Anonymous

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Paint in the darkness and see who gets splattered. See more »


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13 May 2014 (USA) See more »

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Encouraged by Steve Carell, Fox television picked up rights to U.S production of the Australian improve television comedy SlideShow (2013) in October 2013. See more »

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Improv Comedy Games
13 May 2014 | by atlasmbSee all my reviews

"Riot" is a sketch-based, improv comedy show, much like "Who's Line is it Anyway?" There is no scoring and no winner.

The host sets up each game and advises which players are to participate in it. Two of the six players are celebrities. Steve Carrell was one of the celebrities on the first episode. Games include acting out situations in total darkness, a charade-type game using shadows, and skits performed in a tilted room.

After watching the first episode, I think the quality of each episode will depend upon which celebrity players are used and the particular games played.

Good improv is not easy. This show may find it difficult to match the genius displayed on "Who's Line is it Anyway?"


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