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Pickled on CBS will see 16 celebrities, together with Will Ferrell and Emma Watson, be a part of forces for a event of pickleball — the fast-growing sport performed with paddles on a small tennis court docket — to learn Comedian Reduction US. And TV Insider has your unique first have a look at the star-studded key artwork beneath!
Hosted by late night time’s Stephen Colbert, the two-hour Humorous or Die manufacturing was filmed in September at Sherwood Nation Membership in Thousand Oaks, California. “We laid down the Thunderdome of pickleball and made the largest deal of the smallest sport we may discover,” says exec producer Okay.P. Anderson. Colbert sings the nationwide anthem with Kenny Loggins (they rehearsed harmonies at a cantina the night time earlier than), then eight groups of two battle it out for the Colbert Cup. Viewers can donate right here.
Anderson prefers to not spoil the sudden pairings. However he confirms the celebs, who had entry to a coach, got here in with completely different expertise ranges. Nation singer Dierks Bentley had perfected his sport on the street; actor Luis Guzmán was up for making an attempt one thing new. When Anderson noticed groups using the follow courts between matches (floor temp: 110 levels!), he realized the foolish sport was extra critical than he thought. “I used to be like, ‘These folks need to win this factor!’”
Pickled, Particular Premiere, Thursday, November 17, 9/8c, CBS