July 9th, 2011
12:34 PM ET
Growing up in the 1970s, actor and comedian Cedric the Entertainer knew he always wanted to be a game show host.
"That was the golden age of game shows. I grew up watching 'Match Game' and 'Let's Make a Deal,' and I always wanted to be a host or panelist on one of those shows."
Now he's getting the chance: Cedric has been tapped to host "It's Worth What?", a new NBC game show scheduled to premiere on July 19.
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