Saturday, January 5, 2013

"News In A Flash!": Quick Game Show Updates (Part 18)

For the first article of 2013, this week's article is dedicated to keeping you updated with the latest in game show news, ratings, and more, from the latest information concerning the second The Price Is RIght LIVE! tour across the U.S. to Millionaire's "Cruise In and Win Week". Enjoy!

There is still time to register to take the Jeopardy! Adult Online Test to be a contestant on America's most beloved quiz show! The tests will be held on January 8-10 on

The Price Is Right LIVE! nationwide tour kicks off on January 29 in Melbourne, FL at the King Center for the Performing Arts. Go to for tour dates and ticket information. 

Stay tuned for the second Semifinal and Championship Rounds of the Family Feud Big Money Tournament on January 7 and 8. The grand prize at stake so far: $140,000. 

The second season of GSN's The American Bible Challenge will debut on March 21. Taping is scheduled to begin this month. 

Millionaire will start their new year by reintroducing it "Cruise In and Win" week starting on January 7. Contestants, audience members, and viewers will have a chance to win a cruise all week.

Happy 50th birthday to Password, one of the greatest game show franchises in television history!

Wheel of Fortune lost over 100,000 viewers this week, bringing their viewer ratings down to 7.3 and down to 11.4 million viewers.

Jeopardy's ratings dropped two-tenths of a point, down to a 6.4 (9.8 million), while Family Feud received a slight boost of a tenth of a point, bring them up to a 4.7 rating (7.1 million). 

Millionaire's ratings remained unchanged from last week as the show maintained its 2.3 rating.

NBCUniversal's Baggage continues to fluctuate in the same general area as their ratings took a small dive down to a 1.1 rating.

Sources: Broadcasting & Cable, TV By The Numbers,,, Game Show News Net

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