Posts Tagged: game shows

COMMUNISM

China Bans ‘Overly Entertaining’ TV

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China's government is upset with the way television is "fueling more independent viewpoints" and has ordered "overly entertaining" shows off the air by next year.

game shows

‘Family Feud’ Addresses ‘Spit vs. Swallow’

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This clip from "Family Feud" was destined for viral fame the moment the survey "something you put in your mouth but don't swallow" was taken.

TOTAL BLACKOUT

Jaleel White to Host Syfy Game Show

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Actor Jaleel White -- don't call him Urkel, he hates that -- will host a new Syfy series called "Total Blackout.

game shows

What’s on Tonight: Burial at Sea

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101 Ways to Leave a Game Show (ABC) -- Season finale.

ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A FIFTH GRADER?

Maybe the Dumbest Woman in America

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I'm warning you: this clip from "Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader.

Canada

‘Cash Cab’ Killed a Guy

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Yikes: on Saturday night, the Canadian version of "Cash Cab" finished up a night of shooting by hitting and killing a 61-year-old pedestrian.

game shows

We’ve All Been There, Neil

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I have now watched this video eight times in a row, and I've laughed each time.

BLOOPERS

Haha, He Said ‘Titmouse’

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A couple different readers have emailed this "Jeopardy" clip to me now.

BAGGAGE

‘I Enjoy the Smell and Taste of Glue’

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As if you couldn't have guessed by the presence of Jerry Springer, "Baggage" is one of the stranger and more disturbing game shows on TV (I previously wrote about it <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2010/04/baggage-is-the-new-worst-dating-show" target="_self">here</a>).

game shows

Necessary: ‘Jeopardy’ Porn Parody

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Here's a (safe-for-work) trailer for yet another one of Hustler's porn parodies: "Jeopardy," I'm sorry to inform you.

game shows

Ken Jennings Is Awesome

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As expected, Watson the remorseless trivia machine annihilated Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter in the final leg of the man-versus-computer contest on "Jeopardy.

game shows

Screw You, Watson

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In last night's episode of "Jeopardy," supercomputer Watson torched human champions Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter to win the first of two matches, finishing Final Jeopardy with more than $35,000 -- more than twice the total of Jennings and Rutter.

BRAD RUTTER

Terminator: Jeopardy!

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Tonight begins the long-awaited multi-night "Jeopardy.

TOTAL BLACKOUT

Worst. Game Show. Ever.

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Combine "Dating in the Dark" with "Fear Factor," and you get "Total Blackout," a European game show in which contestants must attempt challenges in complete darkness.

controversy

Controverzzzzzz – UPDATE

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Last week while I was filling in, I brought you the <a href="http://www.uproxx.com/tv/2010/12/controverzzzzzz" target="_blank">harrowing tale of a couple from "Million Dollar Money Drop"</a> who may or may not have been ripped off to the tune of $800,000.

alex trebek

I’ll Take Your Mother for $400, Alex

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I apologize that we only have buttcam footage of this monumental moment in game show history, but this must be seen by all: "YOUR MOMMA.

BRAD RUTTER

Ken Jennings Versus The Machine

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Ken Jennings and Brad Rutter, the two most successful champions in "Jeopardy" history, will face off against an artificial intelligence program developed by IBM.

Discovery Channel

Surprise, ‘Cash Cab’ Is Fake

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Prepare to have your delicate sensibilities offended, because what you see on the Discovery Channel's "Cash Cab" is NOT THE WAY IT ACTUALLY HAPPENS.

game shows

Rigged.

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Savants don't belong on"Wheel of Fortune" -- the venerable game show has always been "Jeopardy" for dumb people.


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