For the past three weeks, the CBS Daytime trading game show has aired quarantine-friendly mini-episodes of its popular series featuring host Wayne Brady, announcer Jonathan Mangum and hostess Tiffany Coyne virtually giving away cash, prizes and Zonks to costumed contestants.
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….
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…
Set Design- 10 Gameplay- 9 Show Flow- 6 Potential Viewer Ratings- 8 Play-Along Factor- 3 Host- 8 Overall Rating- 7.3