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Fox, Terry Crews prep “World’s Funniest Fails”

In the U.S. broadcaster's TV spin-off of Jukin Media's FailArmy YouTube channel, NFL star Crews (pictured) will preside over a panel of celebrities searching for the viral video of the week.
December 17, 2014

U.S. broadcaster Fox has tapped former NFL player Terry Crews (pictured) to host World’s Funniest Fails, a series based on the Jukin Media YouTube channel FailArmy.

The hour-long series is being made by Jukin Media and Dick Clark Productions (DCP) and will debut on Fox on January 16.

“Like everyone else, I find myself watching these viral videos with my kids and cracking up at the hysterical fails from around globe,” said Crews in a statement.

On World’s Funniest Fails, he will preside over a panel of celebrities and comedians who will analyze the hottest viral video fails and choose one as “Fail of the Week.” Panelists will be announced soon, the broadcaster said.

Crews also co-stars in the Fox series Brooklyn Nine Nine (pictured) and hosts the syndicated game show Who Wants to be a Millionaire.

DCP CEO Allen Shapiro and president Mike Mahan are producing World’s Funniest Fails. Jukin founder and CEO Jonathan Skogmo, and co-founder and chief development officer Josh Entman, are serving as executive producers.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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