The Emmy award winning series Cash Cab returns for an all new season beginning Monday, April 20th at 6:30 pm ET/PT, bringing new challenges to the unsuspecting contestant. Hail the Cash Cab and you might win money for correctly answering a series of trivia questions– but answer three questions wrong, and you’re out on the street. Tune in to find out why New Yorkers are standing on street corners hoping to get picked up.
Host Ben Bailey is back for a fourth season, picking up unsuspecting contestants on the streets of New York City and giving them a chance to win big money on the way to their destination. New this season, random contestants are given the opportunity to double their winnings in the “double ride” portion of the show.
Ben Bailey got his start answering phones at LA’s famed Comedy Store when he was mistaken for a comic in the green room. The booker, seeing that the other comics in the room could not get enough of Ben’s humor,hired him on the spot. After a few years of performing in Los Angeles, Ben moved back to New York and for two solid years went to open-mic nights to hone his craft. He hasn’t stopped making people laugh since. Ten years of stand-up later, Ben jumped at the chance to host Cash Cab, though he needed to pass the city’s exam to get his cabbie’s license!