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TV Casting News: Xosha Roquemore, Kevin Frazier, Richard Ayoade Book Gigs

Photo of Tambay A. Obenson By Tambay A. Obenson | Shadow and Act May 1, 2013 at 4:36PM

Some quickie TV news:
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Xosha Roquemore
Xosha Roquemore

Some quickie TV news:

First, Xosha Roquemore has joined the cast of Fox’s The Mindy Project as a series regular, beginning next season. This is after the actress did a 3-episode arc on the comedy, this, its season - its first.

Kevin Frazier
Kevin Frazier

Roquemore's recurring role on TV Land’s new Kirstie Alley comedy series will be recast, so that she can head over to Fox's Mindy Project.

Second, CBS has tapped Kevin Frazier to host a new game show called Money Pump, which is described as a high-pressure game show where contestants compete against an enormous money pump for $1 million. 

It's based on an Israeli TV show co-created by Reshet TV and Tanin Productions. Frazier will join Cedric The Entertainer (Who Wants To Be A Millionaire) and Steve Harvey (Family Feud) as 3 black TV game show hosts currently.

Richard Ayoade
Richard Ayoade

And finally, across the pond, Richard Ayoade is taking over as host of Channel 4's Gadget Man, until now, hosted by Stephen Fry.

In Gadget Man, produced by North One Television, Ayoade will investigate new technological innovations, in the series' second season, which premieres this fall.

He will also create and design his own fantasy inventions on the show (he's a techie as well as an actor, director and comedian).

"I'm delighted to bring my nasal, hesitant and underwhelming delivery to a formerly successful format," joked Ayoade.

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