ABC has tapped actor Adam Scott to host their new game show Don’t, a comedic physical game show that offers contestants the opportunity to team up with their family and friends for the chance to win a cash prize of up to $100,000 by tackling hilarious tasks each with the simple rule of “DON’T.”
- In each episode of Don’t, members of the four-person team will strive to accomplish various challenges, such as “Don’t Laugh,” “Don’t Blink” or “Don’t Look Back,” as they work together to build their bank.
- Don’t is executive produced by Ryan Reynolds, David Goldberg, Caroline Baumgard, David Hurwitz and Maximum Effort’s George Dewey.
- Banijay Studios North America produces and distributes internationally.
- Scott is an award-winning actor, director and producer.
- He is known for his roles as Ben Wyatt in the NBC sitcom Parks and Recreation, Derek in the film Step Brothers and Henry Pollard in the acclaimed Starz sitcom Party Down.
- Scott can currently be seen in the award-winning HBO series Big Little Lies.
- He’s also recurring in NBC’s The Good Place, for which he received a Teen Choice Award for Choice TV Villain.
- This past season, he starred opposite Craig Robinson in the 20th Century Fox TV paranormal-comedy series, Ghosted, which his Gettin’ Rad Productions also produced.
- He was nominated for the Best First Feature Independent Spirit Award in 2017 and won a 2017 GLAAD Media Award for Outstanding Film – Limited Release as a producer on “Other People,” and was also nominated for Best Actor for his performance in “The Vicious Kind” in 2009.
- Adam starred in and produced the independent feature, “The Overnight,” which premiered at Sundance in 2015 and was the first feature film produced by Gettin’ Rad Productions.
What they’re saying:
- Adam Scott: “I’m very excited to be the host of ABC’s new game show Don’t. As a fan of both ‘games’ and ‘shows,’ I feel we may be onto something here.”