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Ben Bailey will host/drive the Cash Cab revival for Discovery, after all

Stand-up comedian Ben Bailey has won four Daytime Emmy Awards for hosting the game show, Cash Cab, on Discovery.

So why would anyone else take the wheel when Discovery revives the series this fall?


Discovery announced the U-turn today.

“Holy #%$&!! Cash Cab is back!!!” Bailey said. “HUGE thanks to all the fans who pushed for the show (and for me) to come back! Never before has a comedian been so happy to go back to driving a cab. OMG I think I left the meter running!”

This time around, Bailey’s lucky taxi passengers also may be joined by guest celebrities.

In the earlier version of this Cash Cab revival, which includes David Steinberg as a new executive producer/showrunner, the guest celebrities would take turns driving the taxi.

No word on when the cameras and the cab will start rolling through Manhattan again, but keep your eyes peeled for Bailey this summer!

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