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Boosler Fronts Balderdash

Comedian Elayne Boosler has signed on to front Pax TV's new game show, Balderdash, loosely based on the Mattel Inc. board game of the same name.

Boosler will preside over a panel of celebrity comics who bluff answers to a variety of questions.

The half-hour series show, which launches later this summer, is produced by The Hatchery and co-executive produced by Stephen Radosh (Hollywood Squares). The Hatchery's principals include former Mattel President Bruce Stein and ex-Hallmark Channel and Fox Kids Network President Margaret Loesch.

Contributing editor John Eggerton has been an editor and/or writer on media regulation, legislation and policy for over four decades, including covering the FCC, FTC, Congress, the major media trade associations, and the federal courts. In addition to Multichannel News and Broadcasting + Cable, his work has appeared in Radio World, TV Technology, TV Fax, This Week in Consumer Electronics, Variety and the Encyclopedia Britannica.