Tag Archives: game shows

Game Show Host Monty Hall Dies At Age 96

The New York Times reports: Monty Hall, the genial host and co-creator of “Let’s Make a Deal,” the game show on which contestants in outlandish costumes shriek and leap at the chance to see if they will win the big prize or the booby prize behind door No. 3, died at his home in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Saturday. He ...

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Log Cabin Question Sinks Jeopardy! Contestant [VIDEO]

Last night a Jeopardy! contestant hit the Daily Double in the “Leaning Conservative” category. Pundit S.E. Cupp appeared with the answer: “Although I’m politically conservative, I support same-sex marriage as part of a group of Republicans dating from 1977 & named for this structure.” As you’ll see, the contestant delivered an incorrect question, perhaps because the Log Cabin Republicans have ...

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Sarah Palin To Appear On Match Game Reboot

Silly Sarah is so stupid, when she went out in the rain she forgot her BLANK. Via the New York Daily News: Get a load of the panelists set for ABC’s “The Match Game,” the always loosey-goosey and often lewd show. There’s Leslie Jones, Mario Cantone, Leah Remini, Josh Charles and — wait for it — Sarah Palin, that BLANK ...

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The Snap Seen ‘Round The World

600K views for this moment of Jeopardy fierceness. Since the clip has gone viral, contestant Louis Virtel has written a piece for Hit Fix. An excerpt: In the history of “Jeopardy!”, I can think of only one contestant who explicitly mentioned his gayness on air, and that was season 28 premiere contestant Glenn Edwards. He discussed singing with the New ...

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The Sanctity Of Game Show Marriage

In a The Price Is Right episode that aired on Friday, host Drew Carey conducted a mass wedding of audience members. Via People: When producers pitched the idea to Carey, he was immediately on board. “I thought it was funny, not crazy,” Carey tells PEOPLE. “It was a good chance for me to have a Reverend Moon moment.” And lest ...

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Let’s Make A (Marriage Proposal) Deal

(Tipped by JMG reader John)

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TV Abbreviations For $200

None of the contestants got it right.

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Jeopardy! Mocks Civil Unions

Via Slate: You might not typically think of Jeopardy! as a source of opinion on the hot-button political issues of the day, but on the Jan. 21 edition of the game show, a saucy clue challenged that perception. Under a category called “Civil” the $800 clue read as follows: “Some opponents of same-sex marriage say, hey gay folks, how about ...

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Anderson Cooper, Game Show Host?

Via TVNewser: CNN is producing a political game show, TVNewser has learned. The blocking and testing of the show is happening this week at CNN’s New York studios. Insiders tell us the show will be hosted by Anderson Cooper and will air on Presidents’ Day, Feb. 16. If it’s successful, further episodes would go into production. We hear the program ...

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Alex Trebek: I’m No Pat Sajak

“I consider myself a social liberal and a fiscal conservative. I believe that climate change exists, and is contributed to by human activity. I have seen firsthand the effects of climate change, in trips to Antarctica and Mt. Kilimanjaro, both of which are showing huge changes due to global warming. I’m in favor of equal pay for women, and the ...

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Bob Barker Slams Obamacare

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Actress Marcia Wallace Dies At Age 70

Actress Marcia Wallace has died at the age of 70. Wallace gained fame as the secretary Carol on The Bob Newhart Show and voiced the Simpsons character Edna Krabappel. “I was tremendously saddened to learn this morning of the passing of the brilliant and gracious Marcia Wallace,” said Simpsons executive producer Al Jean in a statement. “She was beloved by ...

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He Didn’t Know

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Gareth Thomas Dances On Ice

Openly gay rugby champion Gareth Thomas competed last night on Britain’s Dancing On Ice. And he did so surprisingly well, at least one website is saying that he has emerged as the contest’s front-runner.  

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Gareth Thomas On Dancing On Ice

Openly gay rugby champion Gareth Thomas is a contestant in the new season of Britain’s Dancing On Ice.  I can’t find a clip of his performance (readers?) but you’ll spot him in the opening sequence below. The first to be eliminated this week was Pamela Anderson, whose wardrobe malfunction has turned into a hot internet topic.

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Gay Couple Wins Amazing Race

Via Hollywood Reporter: The Amazing Race season 21 has crowned a winner. Josh Kilmer-Purcell and Brent Ridge, goat farmers and life partners from Sharon Springs, N.Y., won the $1 million prize in CBS’ reality competition. The duo were considered underdogs for most of the race, having never won a challenge and even coming in last in a non-elimination leg. But ...

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What Do You Bid On This Showcase?

The Price Is Right has named its first-ever male model. More possibly not work-friendly photos can be seen at Buzzfeed.

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One Million Moms: Please Watch American Bible Challenge For Jesus

One Million Moms wants everybody to watch American Bible Challenge, which starts tomorrow on the Game Show Network. Via press release: Teams are made up of family members and friends. These are people who are truly making a difference. They are real life heroes. Amazing testimonies are shared on the program as well. The tournament starts with 18 three-person teams-three ...

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Chuck Woolery’s Mexican Fence

He’s still not funny. He’s still a douchebag.

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GSN To Launch Bible Quiz Show

GSN (formerly the Game Show Network) will launch an hour-long Bible quiz show hosted by Jeff Foxworthy. GSN said the questions will be “designed to acknowledge and celebrate the Bible’s continuing importance in contemporary life and culture.” Can’t wait for the stoning-of-adulteresses question. It appears contestants will be selected on the basis of their backstories, because GSN says contestants are ...

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