Matt signs deal with Spike; includes commenting on reruns of Joe Schmo.

Matt signs deal with Spike; includes commenting on reruns of Joe Schmo.
After being humiliated on The Joe Schmo Show, Matt Kennedy Gould has signed a development deal with the show’s network, Spike TV. He “will appear in at least two projects in the coming weeks,” reports. One of those projects starts tomorrow night, when Spike begins reairing the series. Matt “will provide short commentaries before and after each segment of the show, describing what he was thinking at the time.” Tough work. In addition, he’ll participate in the “Spike 52: The Hottest Holiday Gifts” special airing Nov. 23.

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Plus: an interview with the actor who played Verlox and the ogre.

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Shark Tank

Companies that get deals on the show will be followed for this new spin-off.

Also: Before the show began, Shark Barbara Corcoran was cast and then replaced--but then she sent this amazing e-mail and won the job.

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