Friday, June 14, 2013

"News In A Flash!": Quick Game Show Updates (Part 30)

Today's article is dedicated to keep you updated with the latest in game show news in 200 characters or less, from a brand new episode of an award-winning YouTube game show to TV Guide releasing an updated version of the entertainment company's extensive list of the greatest game shows of all time. Enjoy!

This week on The Experts, three more superfans compete. This week’s subjects are Charlie Chaplin, Rolling Stones and Russian Literature.

Stay tuned for today’s episode of Katie as new Millionaire’s new host, Cedric The Entertainer tests his hosting skills on Katie Couric and Niecy Nash. Check you local listings.

The 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards will air live June 16 on HLN. Game show icons Monty Hall and producer Bob Stewart will be receiving Lifetime Achievement Awards.

TV Guide has released a list of “The 60 Greatest Game Shows of All Time” this past Wednesday. Jeopardy!, Wheel of Fortune and Family Feud topped the list at numbers 1, 2 and 3.

Congratulations to Tasha Trujillo for her $100,000 win on Tuesday’s edition of Wheel of Fortune!

Former Catch 21 host Alfonso Ribeiro has been named host of ABC Family’s Spell-Mageddon. The show’s production begins June 17 and premieres July 24.

A special celebrity edition of Syfy’s Total Blackout will air July 9 at 9:30pm. Stars Aubrey O’Day, Bob Guiney, Erin Way and Neil Grayston will be playing for up to $15,000 for charity.

Disney Channel will be holding the "ultimate contestant search" for kids ages 11-17 for the network’s revival of Win, Lose or Draw beginning June 15 in Southern California.

Millionaire is also searching for contestants as they show is will be holding casting calls in New York City; Dallas, TX (July 8); Las Vegas, NV (July 10) and Denver, CO (July 12).

BBC One and The Jim Henson Company will be producing That Puppet Game Show, where a group of felt puppet will compete against celebrities to win money for charity.

Canadian television network CTS will be adding Family Feud to its 2013-2014 weekday schedule, airing at 5:00pm and 5:30pm. 

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