'Candid Camera' aims to make new generation smile

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'Big Bang Theory' Star to Host 'Candid Camera' Reboot

LOS ANGELES (AP) - Smile, "Candid Camera" is making a comeback.

Starting Monday, TV Land will air a new version of the hidden-camera show that first debuted in 1948.

The 10-episode series is produced by Peter Funt, son of the original show's creator and host, Allen Funt.

Peter Funt will co-host with Mayim Bialik of "The Big Bang Theory." Guest stars including Megan Hilty, Reggie Jackson and Carnie Wilson will help pull off the gags.

The original show's catchphrase was "Smile, you're on 'Candid Camera,'" which is how people learned they had been pranked. Versions of the show have returned to TV several times since its initial run.

In its first week, new episodes of "Candid Camera" will air at 8 p.m. EDT Monday through Thursday. The show will then air weekly on Tuesdays, starting Aug. 19.

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'Candid Camera' aims to make new generation smile
Johnny Galecki and from back row left, Kaley Cuoco, Melissa Rauch, Bob Newhart, Simon Helberg, and from front row left, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik and Jim Parsons, pose backstage with the Abe Burrows entertainment award for "The Big Bang Theory" at the 22nd annual "A Night At Sardi's" to benefit the Alzheimer's Association at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Wednesday, March 26, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for Alzheimer's Association/AP Images)
GOOD MORNING AMERICA - Rihanna, Steve Martin and Jim Parsons are all guests on 'Good Morning America,' 3/13/15, airing on the ABC Television Network. (Photo by Lou Rocco/ABC via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - AUGUST 30: 'The Pulled Groin Extrapolation' -- Sheldon and Penny wonder how they'll get along when Leonard goes to a wedding as Amy's date. Meanwhile, Howard (Simon Helberg, left) and Bernadette (Melissa Rauch, right) spend the weekend with Mrs. Wolowitz, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, Sept. 29 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Richard Cartwright/CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - SEPTEMBER 23: 'The Workplace Proximity' -- Howard (Simon Helberg, left) finds himself sleeping on Raj'™s couch after a fight with Bernadette, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, Oct. 17 (8:00 -“ 8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Also pictured: Johnny Galecki (right) (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images)
LOS ANGELES - APRIL 15: 'The Gorilla Dissolution' -- Howard (Simon Helberg, left) and Bernadette (Melissa Rauch, right) struggle to care for Mrs. Wolowitz, on THE BIG BANG THEORY, Thursday, May 8 (8:00-8:31 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (Photo by Sonja Flemming/CBS via Getty Images)
The cast and crew of €œ'The Big Bang Theory' accepts the award for favorite network TV comedy at the 40th annual People's Choice Awards at the Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 18: Kaley Cuoco is seen at 'Jimmy Kimmel Live' on September 18, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by RB/Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Kaley Cuoco is seen in Los Angeles on September 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - SEPTEMBER 20: Kaley Cuoco is seen in Los Angeles on September 20, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Bauer-Griffin/GC Images)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: Actress Kaley Cuoco (R) and husband Ryan Sweeting (L) attend HBO's 2014 Emmy after party at The Plaza at the Pacific Design Center on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Barry King/FilmMagic)
LOS ANGELES, CA - AUGUST 25: Actress Kaley Cuoco arrives to the 66th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on August 25, 2014 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by C Flanigan/Getty Images)
BURBANK - JULY 23: Gallery Promo Coverage of CBS' THE BIG BANG THEORY, scheduled to air on the CBS Television Network. Pictured: Simon Helberg as Howard Wolowitz. (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images)
Kaley Cuoco accepts the Favorite Comedic TV Actress award for The Big Bang Theory at the 40th annual People's Choice Awards at Nokia Theatre L.A. Live on Wednesday, Jan. 8, 2014, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)
Mayim Bialik, winner of the award for favorite network TV comedy for "The Big Bang Theory," poses backstage at the People's Choice Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Craig Ferguson, right, and "The Big Bang Theory" panel on Day 2 of Comic-Con on Friday, July 25, 2014, in San Diego. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Jim Parsons poses with the award for best actor in a comedy series for “The Big Bang Theory” in the press room at the Critics' Choice Television Awards at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Thursday, June 19, 2014, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Richard Shotwell/Invision/AP)
Jim Parsons poses backstage with the award for outstanding lead actor in a comedy series for his role on “The Big Bang Theory” at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards at Nokia Theatre on Sunday Sept. 22, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Dan Steinberg/Invision/AP)
Kunal Nayyar and Johnny Galecki accept the award for best supporting actor in a comedy series on behalf of winner Simon Helberg for "The Big Bang Theory" at the Critics' Choice Television Awards in the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, June 10, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Frank Micelotta/Invision/AP)
CORRECTS BYLINE TO CHRIS PIZZELLO - Kaley Cuoco poses backstage with her award for best supporting actress in a comedy series for "The Big Bang Theory" at the Critics' Choice Television Awards in the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Monday, June 10, 2013, in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Chris Pizzello/Invision/AP)
In this Tuesday, May 7, 2013 photo, actor Simon Helberg poses for a portrait in Los Angeles. Helberg is a co-star of the CBS television show, "The Big Bang Theory." (Photo by Matt Sayles/Invision/AP)
From left, actors Johnny Galecki, Kunal Nayyar, Mayim Bialik, Jim Parsons, Melissa Rauch, Simon Helberg and Kaley Cuoco, from the cast of "The Big Bang Theory," pose backstage at the 21st Annual 'A Night at Sardi's' to benefit the Alzheimer's Association at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision for Alzheimer's Association/AP Images)
IMAGE DISTRIBUTED FOR ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION - From left, actors Kunal Nayyar, Melissa Rauch, Jim Parsons, Mayim Bialik and Simon Helberg, from the cast of "The Big Bang Theory," arrive at the 21st Annual 'A Night at Sardi's' to benefit the Alzheimer's Association at the Beverly Hilton Hotel on Wednesday, March 20, 2013 in Beverly Hills, Calif. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision for Alzheimer's Association/AP Images)
Photo of Kunal Nayyar, left, and Simon Helberg courtesy of Samsung Galaxy, taken during the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
Photo of Jim Parsons courtesy of Samsung Galaxy, taken during the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
Photo of Johnny Galecki, left, and Kunal Nayyar courtesy of Samsung Galaxy, taken during the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
Photo of Mayim Bialik, left, and Jim Parsons courtesy of Samsung Galaxy, taken during the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
Photo of Kunal Nayyar courtesy of Samsung Galaxy, taken during the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
Photo of Simon Helberg courtesy of Samsung Galaxy, taken during the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
Kaley Cuoco poses on arrival at the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
Johnny Galecki arrives during the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
Mayim Bialik poses on arrival at the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
Melissa Rauch poses on arrival at the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
CORRECTS IDENTITY - Jim Parsons poses on arrival at the Paley Center for Media's PaleyFest, honoring The Big Bang Theory at the Saban Theatre, Wednesday March 13, 2013 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Kevin Parry/Invision/AP)
The cast of "The Big Bang Theory" pose backstage with the award for favorite network TV comedy at the People's Choice Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
Kaley Cuoco, winner of the award for favorite network TV comedy for "The Big Bang Theory," poses backstage at the People's Choice Awards at the Nokia Theatre on Wednesday Jan. 9, 2013, in Los Angeles. (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
BEVERLY HILLS, CA - DECEMBER 18: Actress Kaley Cuoco-Sweeting arrives at The PEOPLE Magazine Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on December 18, 2014 in Beverly Hills, California. (Photo by Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic)
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