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Series Summary
Australian comic Rove McManus hosts this unique improv series that features accomplished comedy stars as regular players. Each week, the players' minds and bodies are tested as they compete in unpredictable challenges involving sketches, song and dance -- all while navigating the show's one-of-a-kind set, which is tilted at a 22-degree angle. Celebrity guests include Jason Alexander, Cheryl Hines, Chris Kattan, David Arquette, Orlando Jones, Nicole Sullivan, Michael Ian Black, Will Sasso and others.

Air Dates: 2014 - Present

Genres: Comedy

Network: FOX

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  • The main reason to watch is for its signature gimmick, a set tilted at 22 degrees, where, several times per episode, performers are imprisoned and told to improvise a scene.... There’s no describing how hysterical this is; you have to see it. Show More

  • An expectation of failure is built into the comedy, so that at times the contestants are funny only in the attempt to be funny. At other times, given the circumstances, it may seem miraculous that they can be funny at all. Show More

  • Ultimately, improv is always going to be a hit-miss proposition. But despite being inordinately literal about its hits, Riot proves too liberal with its misses. Show More

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