Comedy Central has confirmed that it will be airing never-before-seen episodes of Takeshi's Castle, with Jonathan Ross taking over commentary duties.
The hilarious game show was initially shown in Japan between 1986 and
Vice President and General Manager Louise Holmes of Comedy Central UK described Takeshi's Castle as the "gold standard of physical game shows" in a report by Digital Spy.
"We can't wait to bring the delightful mayhem of this show back to the UK with this new series," he added. "Jonathan's comedic brilliance will add a fresh level of funny to this well-loved format for both original fans and hopefully, a whole new generation of 'Keshi-heads'."
Takeshi's Castle has a special place in Filipinos' hearts; its first broadcast in 1990 hosted by Anjo Yllana and Smokey Manaloto on IBC and 2006 showing (with Joey de Leon and Anjo's younger brother Ryan on Q and GMA Network) got high ratings.
Here's hoping that the painful comedy game show will be available in the country soon.
This story originally appeared on Fhm.com.ph.
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