ABC is piloting a remake of quirky British game show The Time It Takes with former The Late Late Show host Craig Ferguson.
The U.S. network has ordered the pilot weeks after it was picked up by the BBC for an eight-episode run. It is being produced by Episodes and Flack producer Hat Trick Productions, best known in the UK for making long-running political comedy panel show Have I Got News for You.
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The U.S. pilot is being recorded at the BBC studios in Pacific Quay, Glasgow, on August 4 with Scotland-born comedian Ferguson, who previously hosted Celebrity Name Game, taking over the role of Taskmaster’s Joe Lycett. It has been casting for UK-based American contestants to take part. British comedy website Chortle was first report the news.