Syfy’s hidden-camera scream fest Scare Tactics is back tonight with a marathon of seven new episodes starting at 7:30 p.m. ET. Though host Tracy Morgan doesn’t like to single out any pranks as his favorite — he loves them all — he will say fans of the show won’t want to miss his cameo in episode 2 (8 p.m. ET), when a young man on his first day in the office of a private security firm becomes the point person in talks with the kidnappers of famous client Tracy Morgan. We caught up with Morgan late last week:
Entertainment Weekly: How did you set the ransom at $3 million? I feel like you might be worth more.
Tracy Morgan: (Laughs) The writers did a great job. We wanted to make the stakes high, and that’s what we did.
I almost wish they’d have told the young man that you died, since he was warned your fate was in his hands.
I don’t know what the writers were thinkin’, but I’m glad we didn’t. We don’t want to freak the kid out like THAT. He may be a big fan of Tracy Morgan, he don’t want to see me die. READ FULL STORY