Quarantine Catch-Up: “The Misery Index″ Rapid Review

Since the genre has existed for more than 80 years, producers have developed a rich variety of ideas for game shows. One of the more unique concepts that is frequently utilized is transforming board games into television adaptations. There have been a lot of hits, like Scrabble and Picktureka!, as well as a lot of…

Quarantine Catch-Up: “Catch 21” (2019 Revival) Rapid Review

This marks the second time in the cable network’s 26-year history that Game Show Network has revived a series from its own library of original programming. Their first revival aired about nine years ago with the 2011 Bill Engvall reboot of Lingo in an attempt to replicate the success of the show’s original five-season run…

Quarantine Catch-Up: “Common Knowledge” Rapid Review

When it comes to the general public who don’t fervently watch game shows, the genre is sometimes viewed as being one of the lowest forms of television entertainment by showing hyperactive contestants winning outrageous sums of cash and prizes by performing embarrassingly ridiculous stunts or answering pointlessly banal trivia questions. If there is any show…