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NBC cranks up volume for new celebrity music & variety game show 'That's My Jam'

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Fri, Mar 15th 2019 06:00 pm

Executive Producer Jimmy Fallon brings new musical games, inspired by those he plays on ‘The Tonight Show,’ to hourlong music and dance show featuring biggest names in the biz

It turns out Jimmy Fallon’s viral smash “Wheel of Musical Impressions” was only the beginning.

Drawing inspiration from the popular, celebrity-fueled musical segments made famous on “The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon,” NBC has hit play on a 10-episode order for the new unscripted series “That’s My Jam.”

Executive produced by Fallon, the hourlong competition series will be infused with his 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.

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

“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.”

Fallon is the late night pioneer in viral celebrity games and moments. With more than 20 million YouTube subscribers, his musical games, sketches and challenges have made an indelible mark on late night TV. From “Wheel of Musical Impressions” and “Musical Genre Challenge” to “History of Rap,” viewers around the globe watch their favorite celebrities take part in some of these unforgettable music-infused moments.

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