Sunday, November 10, 2013

News In A Flash!: Quick Game Show Updates #43

Tonight's article will be highlighting some of the latest game show news and updates this week and this past week in 200 characters or less, from the latest events concerning two popular CBS daytime game shows to the availability of a cult classic computer game exclusively for PC gamers (sorry Mac owners). All ratings for syndicated game shows are from the week of October 27.

Class Is In Session: The fourth edition of Jeopardy’s Teachers Tournament will be kicking off this week starting November 11. The winner will win $100,000 and a spot in the Tournament of Champions.

DVR Worthy: Honey Boo Boo’s family and the cast of Cake Boss will go head-to-head in a much-anticipated TLC showdown on Family Feud November 11.

TPIR Special: The Price Is Right will be airing a special Veteran’s Day episode November 11 in honor of our nation’s veterans who have served our country.

The Chase Is [Back] On: The second season premiere of GSN's The Chase attracted 435,000 total viewers (113,000 among Adults 18-49), which ranked above GSN's primetime average.

More Money, More Often: Next week, Let’s Make a Deal’s “Super Deal Week” returns and The Price Is Right will debut its first "Dream Car Week" with top-of-the-line Porsches, BMWs and Jaguars at stake.

Let’s Make A Deal will air its first of two interactive Twitter episodes on Wednesday, November 13 on CBS daytime. The second Twitter show will be taped on December 6 and will air April 23, 2014.

WARNING: Nostalgic Feelings Will Ensue: Steam has released nine classic PC titles of You Don’t Know Jack. All nine titles of the popular faux game show video game can be bought as a bundle for $20.

’Tis The Season: A special holiday episode of Hollywood Game Night will air December 2 at 10:00pm ET on NBC. Ray Romano and Cheryl Hines are among the featured celebrities for the evening.

The latest episode of TBS’s Trust Me, I’m A Game Show Host improved to 1.282 million viewers and moved up to the #52 position on the top 100 cable shows among Adults 25-54.

Let’s Ask America Goes National: E.W. Scripps Company has made a deal with MGM Domestic Television Distribution to nationally syndicate Let's Ask America.

Great Week for Syndie Game Shows: Wheel, Jeopardy!, Family Feud and Millionaire all improved this week to season-high ratings of 7.0 (6%), 6.1 (5%), 4.7 (2%) and 2.2 (5%) respectively. 

Sources: TV By The Numbers, Steam,, Broadcasting & Cable

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