Archive for category TV Game Shows
The Game Show has over the years become one of the most popular forms of television, especially on American TV. Game Show trivia will show that many of the games shows on television are among the longest running shows on the air, and are among the best watched in daytime television. The last several years have also seen a resurgence in prime time games which have enjoyed some huge popularity as well.
An interesting point for a Game Show quiz is that the form itself is almost as old as broadcast TV, dating back to 1938. The show was called, “Spelling Bee”. Since that show, there have been many hit gaming shows that have entered the halls of the most well known games on television. Hits like “The Price is Right”, “Wheel of Fortune”, and Jeopardy”.
Game Show trivia will show that the hosts of these televised games where customers play for money or prizes have become massive celebrities in America. A good example of this is Bob Barker, who was the host of the price is right for many years before retiring in 2007. The show continued however, with a celebrity taking over the hosting; Drew Carey.
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