You’ve heard of Charles Van Doren, the poster boy for game show cheating in the 1950s. But have you heard of Elfrida von Nardroff? She won more than Van Doren …..
Posts tagged: Game Shows
For decades, game shows have been the TikTok of television. Regular old you and I were never going to appear on I Love Lucy or Lost in Space or Breaking …..
“I don’t have a lot of ghosts. I don’t have any bad memories that affect my life. It’s all good. Sure, I think of Mom and Dad and [sister] Barbara …..
Alex Trebek, the host of Jeopardy! since 1984, announced this week that he has been diagnosed with stage 4 pancreatic cancer. In a video released by the show (above), he …..
Who2 editors and co-founders Paul Hehn (left) and Ryan ‘Fritz’ Holznagel (right) will be on the TV game show WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE on Tuesday, April 17th. Fritz …..
Producer, creator and professional imp Chuck Barris has died of natural causes at his home in Palisades, New York. The Hollywood Reporter has a full obituary. Barris created and hosted The …..
A chat between three veteran Jeopardy! players about what you think while you’re on the game.
What you learn when you tell a national television audience that you live alone in a studio apartment.
The comic star of Hogan’s Heroes and longtime host of Family Feud is dead of esophagael cancer.
Watch her go for 25 large on Dick Clark’s old game show The $25,000 Pyramid.
The star of To Tell the Truth and a conservative blogger? Yes, the two men were related by marriage.
Even Jeopardy champions have it rough these days.
“Actor and game show panelist Arlene Francis took the blame for one of the stranger accidental deaths on record,
when an exercise dumbbell fell from her eighth-story Manhattan apartment
and killed a man who had just emerged from the popular Le Pavilli
Jeopardy! champ Ken Jennings and folk-pop singer Jewel were born on the same day: May 23rd, 1974.
How did we do with our predictions last week about the big Watson vs. Humans showdown on Jeopardy? Let’s look.
As an olde-time Jeopardy champ, I have a few choice thoughts on next week’s big contest pitting IBM’s computer Watson against two humans, former champs Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter.I am also ready to predict the winner.Let’s get to the thoughts.
Charles Nelson Reilly would have turned 80 today, had he not died in a few years back, alas. He was born on this day in 1931.
Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, two of Jeopardy!’s all-time great champs, will compete against an IBM computer named Watson on the show in February.Jennings and Rutter could win a million bucks. If Watson wins, he gets a soothing oil bath.