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This Crazy Japanese Game Show Makes Celebs Eat Household Objects

Posted 04.14.2014 | TV

Don't you hate it when you're sitting around your room, you spot the tastiest-looking calendar, and then you take a big bite only to discover that it ...

Worst Wheel Of Fortune Fail Ever

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 04.15.2014 | TV

Talk about bad luck. On "Wheel of Fortune" last week, Indiana University honors student Julian Batts had three chances to solve puzzles -- includi...

Watch A 25-Year-Old Jon Hamm Lose On A Dating Game Show

Posted 04.04.2014 | TV

Jon Hamm is considered one of the sexiest men alive, but when the smoldering "Mad Men" actor was 25, it seems he was just another shaggy-haired dude w...

WATCH: Luckiest 'Wheel Of Fortune' Guess Ever

Posted 03.20.2014 | TV

It's a thing, and it's three words: three letters, four letters and five letters. The first two letters are "NE." Go ahead. Come up with a guess -...

'People Say I'm The Walter White Of 'Jeopardy!''

Posted 03.14.2014 | TV

Sometimes, if you take the risk of doing something outside the norm, people may label you the bad guy. That's what happened to Arthur Chu, the unco...

Dating Game Not Mating Game

Seth Shostak | Posted 03.02.2014 | Entertainment
Seth Shostak

My memories of Jim Lange will always be of his most famous on-air presence: hosting the popular network TV show The Dating Game. Although it sounds oxymoronic, for years I was a regular contestant on that program.

Steve Harvey Loses It

The Huffington Post | Ross Luippold | Posted 10.22.2013 | Comedy

Steve Harvey has hosted thousands of rounds of "Family Feud," but when a team pulls off an unlikely win, even a jaded host such as Steve can't help bu...

Steve Carell Returns To TV With A Game Show

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.09.2013 | TV

Steve Carell has gone from Dunder Mifflin to the game show circuit. Fox announced that the network is bringing the international hit competition serie...

A 'Modern Family' 'Feud'!

The Huffington Post | Christopher Rudolph | Posted 10.08.2013 | TV

The "Modern Family" cast got into a feud. A "Family Feud"! The adult members of the Pritchett family and their significant others were on opposing ...

The Price Is Righteous

Lester & Charlie | Posted 10.20.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

Even better, everyone can pretend that they're working that family-values magic while doing nothing at all to help parents raise a baby even minutes after they can call themselves parents. Isn't that what "compassionate conservatism" is all about?

Love, Republican Style!

Lester & Charlie | Posted 09.10.2013 | Comedy
Lester & Charlie

The PolitiChicks are a group of conservative women who claim to be covering "the most important issues and events of the day." And, apparently, one of those important issues last week was deciding who should be considered America's "hottest conservative supermen."

WATCH: Funniest Game Show Answers Of All Time

Posted 06.15.2013 | Good News

We'll take "Things That Make You Crack Up" for a 1000 points, please. Answer: This video. Game show contestants are put on the spot, so it's no ...

The DNA of Must-See TV: Where Don Draper Meets Honey Boo Boo

Omri Marcus | Posted 07.28.2013 | TV
Omri Marcus

Whether you're a screenwriter for Mad Men or the creator of the Kardashians, we are all storytellers and "moments generators." Effective and successful content not only achieves a good balance between the two.

Syndication Ratings: New Year, Big Ratings For Top Talk And Game Shows | Posted 03.25.2013 | Media

Syndies came roaring back in the week ending Jan. 13, with the repeat-laden holidays finally behind them. ...

WATCH: So Close, Yet So Far

Posted 11.15.2012 | Comedy

Look, we don't give Wheel of Fortune contestants enough credit, as a culture. There's all these bright lights, and cameras pointing at them, and one s...

Game Show Losers Want An Answer

Huffington Post | Ron Dicker | Posted 09.25.2012 | Money

Andrew and Patricia Murray occupy the buzzer-filled history of game show losers who thought they won. But the couple is still determined to come out o...

What the Viewers Demand -- and TV Still Struggles to Provide

Omri Marcus | Posted 11.17.2012 | TV
Omri Marcus

TV has stopped treating its consumers as "viewers" and has started treating them as "witnesses" and at times, active witnesses.

Pressing My Luck With Pat Kiernan

Howard Jordan Jr. | Posted 10.28.2012 | New York
Howard Jordan Jr.

As a writer, creative director and self-proclaimed man of the people, there are only a few things I hold dear. Among them, my pop culture knowledge, the ability tell smart, entertaining stories, and the undeniable New York-ness of my existence.

The Price Is Right Is Looking For Its First Male Model

The Huffington Post | Eliza Fisher | Posted 08.15.2012 | Los Angeles

We know that unemployment rates are high right now, but at least one job has been added to the market -- working as a male model for "The Price Is Rig...

What Is it Like to be a Contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Quora | Posted 08.15.2012 | TV

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Nik Bønaddio, CEO of numberFire Alright, let's do this. Right off the bat, I can tell you t...

17 Funniest Game Show FAILS

The Huffington Post | Posted 06.19.2012 | Comedy

Going on a game show is not as easy as it looks. The lights, the cameras, the pressure to answer questions and figure out puzzles with a live studio a...

Actual Shark Tank: The Absolute Worst Spin-Offs We Could Possibly Think of | Posted 08.15.2012 | Comedy

We've come up with a list of the worst possible spin-offs of currently airing TV shows. And, yes, they're all considerably more watchable than The Choice. In most of these shows, at least the terrible people die at the end.

Jeopardy! Contestants Seek Game Show Gold

Robert Gagnier | Posted 08.14.2012 | TV
Robert Gagnier

I recently talked to a few contestants who had passed the online test and were about to go through the more formal in-person Jeopardy! test and audition process.

'Take Me Out': George Lopez And The 'Flirty Thirty'

Posted 06.08.2012 | TV

Adding a few new twists to TV dating shows, George Lopez introduced America to "Take Me Out" (Thu., 8 p.m. ET on Fox), featuring the "Flirty Thirty" a...

'American Ninja Warrior' Premiere: Can 50+ Kelvin Make It Through The Course?

Posted 05.22.2012 | TV

NBC unveiled its latest game show Monday night: "American Ninja Warrior" (Mon., 9 p.m. ET on NBC). Based on Japanese game show "Sasuke," "ANW" put ...