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TBS and Endemol Shine North America's Wipeout suffered a tragedy on Wednesday, with TMZ reporting that a contestant on the game show died after going into cardiac arrest following a running of the obstacle course The network and production company confirmed the news, with a TBS representative telling Variety, "We are devastated to have learned[...]
A Message From Alex Trebek | JEOPARDY!
As far as becoming such a staple and its place in pop culture history, there plenty of instances where the game show was parodied Most famously, the host was played by Will Ferrell on the long-running NBC late-night series Saturday Night Live On SNL's "Celebrity Jeopardy" conceived by Norm MacDonald, the skit typically involved the[...]
News of Trebek's passing was announced via the long-running game show's Twitter account with the following statement: "Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends Thank you, Alex." Trebek was married to Elaine Callei (now Elaine Trebek Kares) from 1974 until their divorce[...]
A scene from the new game show competition series Floor is Lava (Image: Netflix)
Hosted by Top Gear's Rugledge Wood, each episode the teams are presented with a room; kitchen, living room, dining room they must get from one end to the other for a chance to win $10,000.  The team that has the highest number of members survive and make it to the end is crowned the winner. A scene[...]
DON'T - "Don't Be a Wiseguy" (ABC/Guy D'Alema) ADAM SCOTT
But if they want to walk away with the green and top honors, they're going to have to abide by one simple rule: Don't. DON'T – "Don't Be a Wiseguy" (ABC/Guy D'Alema) ADAM SCOTT Except this is coming from the twistedly funny minds of Reynolds and Scott, so expect Reynolds to be chiming in and some seriously[...]
Hot Ones
If you enjoy watching others suffer intolerably, possibly soil themselves, and go catatonic, then truTV's Hot Ones: The Game Show (hosted by Sean Evans) is the show for you This insane, sadistic game show has two teams competing for a chance to win $25,000 while answering trivia questions – but really? That's just an excuse[...]
'Press Your Luck': ABC Bets on Elizabeth Banks as Game Show Revival Host
ABC continues to do its part to ensure that every single game show in existence gets its very own reboot, so Press Your Luck is the latest summer game show revival heading our way – but this one already has a major bonus going for it: actor/director Elizabeth Banks is taking on the hosting role[...]
ABC Orders 'Card Sharks', 'Press Your Luck' Game Show Revivals
ABC is giving the next generation of game show fans a chance to Press Your Luck and prove themselves real Card Sharks and Press Your Luck, with network ordering revivals of the two shows with Fremantle taking producing duties Production is expected to start this spring, with hosts and premiere dates still to be announced. ABC Created[...]
'Jeopardy' Host Alex Trebek Reveals Stage 4 Pancreatic Cancer Diagnosis
Long-time Jeopardy host and pop culture icon Alex Trebek took to the game show's YouTube channel to announce that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer Sources close to Trebek say he will begin chemotherapy treatments immediately, and will attept to finish out the remainder of the game show's season. Having hosted the popular[...]
Today, Twitch announced the launch of a brand-new game show coming to their weekly feed of live programming called Stream On The show will debut in March 2018 and will feature streamers who have become partnered with the company, but need just a little extra boost to make their channel come alive The details of what[...]
A BC October: Tales From Terror-Vision! 'Murder In Small Town X' (2001)
Best described as a twisted mash-up of a reality television show, game show, and mystery drama, Fox's Murder in Small Town X was one of those shows you could easily say was about 16 years ahead of its time Then again, it was so creepily disturbing that I'm not sure there would've ever been that[...]