…And A Happy New Year!: Game Show Watchlist for January 2021

To quote the quirky and short-lived late 70s Jay Wolpert-produced Tom Kennedy-hosted game show, this month’s lineup of new game shows and game show specials is enough to make you say “Whew!”. From Alex Trebek’s emotional final week on Jeopardy! to Jeopardy! juggernauts chasing down contestants on a new ABC game show to Beat The…

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…