'The Misery Index': From laughter to misery, here's why you need to watch Jameela Jamil's new TBS game show
In this game show, the contestants make a fortune by other people's misfortune while keeping the audience entertained.
The world is a strange place where every second something bizarre or unusual is happening and 'The Misery Index' is here to remind us just that!
Wrapped in a game format, the show is a mix of fun, laughter, and other people's misery that is sure to keep you glued to your seats. In this game show, the contestants make a fortune by other people's misfortune while keeping the audience entertained.
A witty and hilarious cast
Host Jameela Jamil
Jameela Jamil will be hosting the show. The actress has often juggled between various professions, right from being an English teacher to a DJ and actress, she has done it all! With her wit and humor, she is sure to keep everyone excited.
Panelist Joe Gatto
Joe Gatto is a man who does not have the word "embarrassed" in his dictionary. The most fearless of all the 'Impractical Jokers', Joe never hesitates to do anything asked by his fellow group members. He is sure to do the most outrageous of things and without any worry or fear, Joe will definitely make people fall off their seats laughing.
Panelist James "Murr" Murray
They say, "don't judge a book by its cover" and we feel that is an apt description of Murr. The evil mastermind in the group who often comes up with some crazy tasks for his friends, Murr sure knows how to have fun. His moral compass seems to malfunction often as one will find him saying the weirdest of things. Nonetheless, he is sure to keep the game interesting.
Panelist Brian "Q" Quinn
Q never hesitates to go to the extreme to win a game. Gruff and rough around the edges, Q also has a big sloppy heart. However, when it comes to winning a game, he is sure to put his best foot forward.
Panelist Sal Vulcano
Known as Mr. Sensitive in the group, Sal has got a long list of peeves up his sleeves that sometimes make it hard for him to not get embarrassed. However, don’t underestimate him! With his witty one-liner that is timed to perfection, Sal is able to defuse any awkward situation within a second and ride his way to the victory.
A brilliant mind behind the show
'The Misery Index' was developed by comedy writer Andy Breckman, along with Ben & Dan Newmark of Grandma's House Entertainment. Beckman has produced various shows which have left viewers laughing. These shows include 'Monk', 'The Good Cop', 'Rat Race', and several others.
The series is executive produced by Breckman, the Newmark's, Howard Klein of 3 Arts Entertainment and Vin Rubino. There is no doubt that Beckman's humorous talent is going to make this show fun.
The show premieres on Tuesday, October 22, at 10:00 pm ET/PT on TBS. Make sure to keep your popcorn ready and get taken on a joyful ride.