Indeed, the title of the show itself is a comedic riposte to another radio show, What's My Line, merged with the title of a 1972 teleplay (and eventual theatrical play) Whose Life Is It Anyway? The radio series lasted for six episodes, after which Channel 4 developed the franchise for television.
The British television version lasted for a total of 10 seasons, with 136 episodes, all of which were hosted by Clive Anderson.
Unlike the UK original, the US version occasionally featured a celebrity guest performer, such as Robin Williams, Kathy Griffin, and Whoopi Goldberg, while on other occasions, a celebrity made a guest appearance for individual games; such appearance have included Sid Caesar, Celebrity guests became a regular feature of the show beginning with season 9.
Improvisational musician Laura Hall, who appeared in the final season of the UK original, joined the original U. format for its entire run and performed piano and keyboards in games featuring improvisational singing by the cast members.
The points were purely decorative and served no practical purpose.
He would reiterate this at the beginning of, and multiple times throughout, each episode by describing Whose Line as "the show where everything's made up and the points don't matter".
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A revival of the show, hosted by Aisha Tyler, began airing on The CW on July 16, 2013.Today, we're announcing a very special issue of Teen Vogue, guest-edited by @Hillary Clinton — the first-ever female Presidential candidate nominated by a major party, a woman who sits at the center of a historic paradigm shift.pic.twitter.com/u C1f5as L4w BREAKING: Come January, a trans woman will walk into the capitol built by Jefferson to take her seat in the Virginia legislature.All three regulars appeared on the British series; Stiles and Mochrie were both regulars (first appearing in the second and third series' respectively, and both appearing in every episode from series 8 onwards), with Brady a frequent guest in the final series which moved production from London to Hollywood.Ryan Stiles is the most prolific performer in the history of Whose Line? The show consists of a panel of four performers who create characters, scenes, and songs on the spot, in the style of short-form improvisation games.In the second season, the reading of the credits was performed by one or more cast members in a comedic fashion, based on a theme announced by Carey that often derived from a successful joke earlier in the show. Another performer who made frequent, recurring appearances was Wayne Brady, who appeared in the majority of episodes of the original format.