FACE VALUE: "It's a good thing for Jamaica," Menou says of the new business-based reality series.
Actor extraordinaire Jean-Paul Menou may have been born for the stage, but he comes alive just as effortlessly under the glare of the video lights, whether on the set of a small film (like Red Amber Green) or a popular television programme (Schools’ Challenge Quiz, NCB’s new reality series Capital Quest). As Capital Quest, aired every Tuesday on TV J, zooms toward its epic finale, only a few weeks away, we asked the photogenic host to talk about what he’s been watching on TV:
I’m still partial to Schools’ Challenge Quiz, even though I’m not serving as a quiz master this season. I offered myself, but I was told that they’re testing out new people. But I’ve been
CVM has got me hooked on Suits, but overall I’m more of a Netflix kind of guy. I like comedies and I don’t mind the occasional romantic drama. On cable, Judge Judy is one of my all-time favourite things to watch. I also watch a lot of Comedy Central: The Daily Show with Jon Stewart and The Colbert Report. And, of course, I can’t leave out Capital Quest. It’s a good thing for Jamaica. It encourages entrepreneurship, which is always a great thing. I’m excited to be a part of it. Hopefully I will be asked to do it again in the future.