Ober hosted four game shows over the course of his career. He is most widely known for his role on the MTV game show Remote Control , which he hosted for five seasons spanning 1987 to 1990. Ober is known amongst '90s and '00s audiences for his hosting jobs on Make Me Laugh , Smush and a relatively obscure ESPN game show called Perfect Match (according to Encyclopedia of TV Game Shows Volume 2).
Most recently, in 2002, Ober served as supervising producer for Colin Quinn's Tough Crowd with Colin Quinn , which was a reunion of sorts as Quinn was the announcer on Remote Control. He was also a guest on one episode.
Ken is currently a producer for the CBS comedy, The New Adventures of Old Christine.