Throughout his career, Aasif Mandvi has been fortunate to not have been "boxed" into one facet of the entertainment industry. Whether doing comedy on The Daily Show, or drama on the critically acclaimed CBS series Evil, the versatile actor is ready to tackle anything. So, it was only a matter of time before he'd turn is talents to hosting a TV show. Now, thanks to The CW greenlighting an American version of his favorite hit British panel show Would I Lie To You?, he's checking another thing off his to-do list. Mandvi fell in love with the show's format while binging episodes of the original on Brit Box. "I was literally like, 'This is great'," he told MediaVillage in an exclusive interview. "There are 14 seasons, and it's still running, so there's a lot of material. My wife and I would just sit at night and binge-watch it.
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