All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘game shows’

Wheel of Fortune Contestant Solves Puzzle with One Letter Showing, Sets Winnings Record

When people are talking about ‘what happened on Wheel of Fortune last night’, it’s likely due to someone failing pretty hard. It happens a lot. Honestly, there’s not much on TV more infuriating than a terrible Wheel of Fortune player. Why the hell did you buy a vowel … you were going to solve it anyway … This time, it’s …

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Family Feud Fail Worst In Game Show History?

If I catch an episode of Family Feud, I will typically watch and guess along to the end, and then pass on the “Fast Money” portion of the show most of the time. The reason is that it’s frustratingly predictable: The winning family selects one person that’s bright and has good guesses….and a dud. Said dud should never have been …

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Alex Trebek Takes Revenge Against Conan O’Brien

Alex Trebek has been making headlines for his spunky behavior in addition to his well-known tenure as the host of Jeopardy. Earlier this year, the television personality made headlines for his ability to rap while explaining one of the categories on Jeopardy. Now, Mr. Trebek is making headlines again for a public light-hearted confrontation with another well-known, popular television personality. …

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Price is Right: Sheree Heil Is Biggest Winner Ever

A woman was in shock on Monday after becoming the biggest winner ever on  “The Price is Right”.  Shree Heil, is the new owner of a luxurious Audi R8 V8 Spyder Quattro S Tronic worth $157, 300. She won it while playing  “Gas Money” on the CBS daytime game show. In addition to that, she also won a pair of prada …

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The Draw Something Game Show Is Now Casting, If That’s Something You’re Interested in

Are you an amateur smartphone finger artist and looking to go professional? If you’re ready to take your Draw Something skills to the next level, I’m here to inform you that they are now officially taking applications for the Draw Something game show. The show was first announced back in June, and will be a CBS production, with the help …

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The Price is Right Begins Casting Male Models

CBS today announced that The Price is Right, the daytime game show known for the phrase “a new car!” and games such as Plinko, will be getting a male model to join its cast of female beauties. A five-episode web series will air this fall featuring some possible models for the show. The show will be a competition, and viewers …

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This Quantum Conundrum Game Show Could Have Been Nick Arcade (It’s Not)

I think I’m not the only one who yearns for a return of Nick Arcade. The early 90s game show featured kids answering trivia questions based around video games and then the winners attempting to navigate a virtual reality side-scrolling platformer to claim the top prize. It touched many young gamers’ hearts and made us hope that video games had …

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Draw Something TV Show Coming to CBS

Draw Something was the mobile gaming phenomenon of spring 2012. The game surged in popularity this past March, with more than 50 million people playing the game at one point. The game became so popular that the biggest name in social and mobile gaming, Zynga, went ahead and paid $200 million to OMGPOP for the app. However, Draw Something quickly …

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Family Feud Host Richard Dawson Dead At 79

I was a pretty big fan of Family Feud growing up. It was one of those game shows where it was more fun to guess the survey results than actually watching the families get things wrong in hilarious fashion. Part of the appeal of Family Feud was the fantastic host Richard Dawson whom I remember most from reruns and his …

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