Rapid Reviews: “Million Dollar Mile”, “Blockbusters”, “Catchpoint”, “WonderBall”

I’m going to try something a little bit differently for my quick reviews. This week, I am introducing my brand new “Rapid Reviews” article which briefly analyses a series of new game shows instead from developed a verbose review for each program. Today’s article takes a look at CBS’s Million Dollar Mile, Comedy Central UK’s Blockbusters, and the BBC’s Catchpoint and WonderBall….

CBS Orders “Name That Tune” Revival

It looks like FremantleMedia isn’t alone in attempting to revive classic game shows. CBS has ordered a pilot of the classic musical game show, Name That Name. Ralph and Noah Rubenstein of Prestige Entertainment Group own the rights to the title and have been fronting several multi-platform brand extensions of Name That Tune including a live Las Vegas show…

“Candy Crush” Review

Set Design- 10 Gameplay- 9 Show Flow- 6 Potential Viewer Ratings- 8 Play-Along Factor- 3 Host- 8 Overall Rating- 7.3

Quick Updates For “Candy Crush” and “iWitness”

Beginning next week, these two game shows will make their respective debuts on CBS and in syndication in select cities. Candy Crush premieres Sunday, July 9 at 9:00pm with host Mario Lopez (Extra, Masters of The Maze) and iWitness premieres Monday, July 10 on your local station (depending on where you live) with host John…