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Real-Life ‘Slumdog Millionaire': Man Wins Indian Game Show's Top Prize

Time.com | David MOYE | Posted 12.27.2011 | Weird News

A young man from one of India's poorest regions won $1 million on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire." Hmm, where have we heard this one before? No you...

Cable News Debate Coverage Is Hurting Democracy

Bob Cesca | Posted 11.15.2011 | Media
Bob Cesca

The cable news media has gone from simply cracking gaming and sports metaphors to actually becoming a game, with politicians as the contestants and a rotating guest panel of snickering propagandists and "analysts" as the judges.

WATCH: Classic Family Feud Blooper

Posted 10.08.2011 | Comedy

Someone just reposted this clip on YouTube and, boy, does it take us back. Remember when times were simpler; when you didn't know anything about debt ...

WATCH: Betty White Plays 'Password' On Fallon

Posted 08.15.2011 | Comedy

Betty White has been all over the place this week. After stopping by Letterman on Monday to do the Top Ten, she swung by Fallon last night to play a r...

WATCH: Dr. Dre When He Was Little?

Posted 07.19.2011 | Comedy

A video claiming to be an interview with a young Dr. Dre on 1970's game show "Child's Play" has been getting a lot of attention this week, but as Best...

Game Show Guffaws

Posted 06.29.2011 | Women

I guess there's something about being on a TV game show that makes the mouth disconnect from the brain... -MT Don't Miss a Good Laugh! S...

Wendy Williams Gets New Hosting Gig

AP | LYNN ELBER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — Wendy Williams will host a new series, "Love Triangle," a game show-talk show crossover that will put participants to the test wit...

Game Show Hosts: The GOP's Secret Weapon

The Daily Beast | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

A tiny island of Reagan Republicanism in the vast sea of liberal Hollywood, television's greatest arbiters of luck and love--including Chuck Woolery, ...

'Jeopardy!' To Pit Humans Against IBM Machine

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NEW YORK — The game show "Jeopardy!" will pit man versus machine this winter in a competition that will show how successful scientists are in cr...

'The Amazing Race' Saves Africa

Mark Blankenship | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Mark Blankenship

I love The Amazing Race. I truly do. But last night's episode was off. And maybe a little ignorant.

NBC Game Show Urges Viewers: DO Try This At Home

nytimes.com | BRIAN STELTER | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

"Minute to Win It," on NBC on Wednesday nights this summer, is a throwback to old-time game shows like "Beat the Clock" that were ingenious in their s...

I Auditioned For a TV Game Show and Lived to Tell

Mark C. Miller | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy
Mark C. Miller

"I am not an animal; I am a human being!" The Elephant Man's anguished cry was intended to make his tormentors aware of his humanity. For it is th...

NBC Orders D.L. Hughley Game Show

Hollywood Reporter | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

NBC is piloting a game show hosted by actor-comedian D.L. Hughley, teaming with ITV Studios on a program called "Who's Bluffing Who?" ...

The Most Fascinating Two Minutes on Television Courtesy of Jeopardy!

Jason Kitchen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Jason Kitchen

For those of you who feel a "game show" (a relatively loose term in the modern world) isn't worth watching unless there is some chance of scandalous d...

The 7 CRAZIEST Game Show Host Moments Ever (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Morgan Evans | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

Game shows are the reality television of yesteryear -- filled with just as much sex, violence, and swearing as the latest season of "The Bachelor." Th...

The Stupidest Game Show Answers Of All Time (VIDEO)

Huffington Post | Katla McGlynn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

After the now-famous "Wheel Of Fortune" guess "self potato" became an Internet sensation this week, we got to wondering: How many other ridiculous gam...

Are Hispanics Just Plain Dumb? Many of Us Think So

Daniel Cubias | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Daniel Cubias

White people will go out of their way to avoid looking like they're picking on black people. But when it comes to, say, Hispanics, all bets are off.

Newlywed Game Casting for Same-Sex Married Couples

Lisa Derrick | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Derrick

Are you a newlywed same-sex couple? Want to answer silly questions and possibly win prizes?

Morphing Into Celebrity

Candy Spelling | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Candy Spelling

The coverage of Janice Min's resignation from Us Weekly was particularly intriguing because she did so much to change the definition of "celebrity."

Penitents Compete: Turkish Game Show's Religious Contestants Compete To Convert Atheists

Huffington Post | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

In the tradition of a cliche genre of jokes, the forthcoming Turkish game show, Penitents Compete, will pit a Greek Orthodox priest, an imam, a rabbi ...

"Wheel Of Fortune" Hits 5,000th Show Milestone

USA Today | Bill Keveney | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

As a game of chance, Wheel of Fortune has been a sure thing. The top-rated syndicated series celebrates its 5,000th episode Friday (check local listi...

Wheel of Misfortune: Memories of a Doomed Contestant

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Joel Schwartzberg

Wheel of Fortune, the longest-running syndicated game show in American television history, is celebrating a special anniversary this month -- one quar...

My Lottery in Life: Pat Sajak and Adventures in Gambling

Joel Schwartzberg | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Joel Schwartzberg

I'm not one to normally buy lottery tickets. I've bought fewer than 25 in my lifetime, all of them scratch cards I impulsively selected based on my ...

"Hurl"

August J. Pollak | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
August J. Pollak

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George W. Bush On "Deal Or No Deal" Tonight

Wonkette | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

While the nation looks ahead to the Pennsylvania Primary, the price of gas continues to hit record levels, and the death toll in Iraq climbs to 4,039,...