GSN Revives 'Lingo' With Bill Engvall As Host

GSN is updating its longtime game show Lingo, with Blue Collar TV's Bill Engvall as host.

The mystery-word guessing game, first hosted on then-Game Show Network by Chuck Woolery in 2002,  will be produced by ZOO Productions, which makes Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?

Production is starting on a daily strip with an initial order of 40 episodes, to premiere in June.

"Bill Engvall's humor is a great fit for our audience," Kelly Goode, SVP
of programming at GSN, said in a release. "We look forward to his
joining our first-class line-up of talent."

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