Wednesday, August 6, 2014

News In A Flash!: Quick Game Show Updates #59

Today’s article will cover some of the latest game show news headlines and updates in 200 characters or less along with some that may have been already covered on The Blog Is Right Facebook page from GSN's newest reality competition show premiering tonight to the Chaser offering the first "Super Offer" in history of The Chase. All syndication ratings are from the week ending July 27.

GSN's body painting reality show, Skin Wars, premieres tonight at 9:00pm EDT with host Rebecca Romijn. Check out the show's page for more information on the contestants, judges and host.

Each week after a new episode of Skin Wars, Kandee Johnson will be hosting Skin Wars: Naked Truth on YouTube. The after show, produced by Door 3, takes a behind-the-scenes look at all 10 competitors.

Tonight's 8:00pm BST series finale episode of ITV's All Star Mr & Mrs features the teams of Debbie Rush and husband Andrew, Matthew Wright and wife Amelia, and Tony Jacklin and wife Astrid.

ITV's newest daytime game show, The 21st Question, is currently airing weekdays at 5:00pm BST with host Gethin Jones. The show asks 21 questions and has a "power player" face ten other contestants. 

Mark Labbett revealed the first-ever "Super Offer" last night during the last round worth $180,000 with NO head-starts. Although it wasn't taken, the Super Offer will probably be a rare occurrence. 

Actress Marrissa Jaret Winokur and her family will guest star on this Sunday's episode of Family Game Night. Jon Heder and his family won $5,000 for Pepper International playing "Monopoly Remix".

The final two episodes of Pawnography's first season will air tomorrow at 10:00 and 10:30pm on HISTORY.

ITV's dating game show Take Me Out is holding a casting call for single men and women aged 18 or older who want to make a love connection. Go to the show's page for more information.

Monday's new and encore episodes of Whose Line Is It Anyway? both equally averaged 1.62 million viewers -- a 7.4% decline compared to the July 21 airing.

Last week's 8:00pm EDT new episode of The Chase averaged 531,000 viewers -- only an 8% drop compared to the previous week, but still great respective to the network's average viewership.

SYNDICATED GAME SHOW RATINGS: Wheel of Fortune - 5.9 (+1.7%; 9.2 million); Jeopardy! - 5.6 (0%; 8.5 million); Family Feud - 4.5 (+2.3%; 6.5 million); Millionaire - 2.0 (+5.2%; 2.7 million).

Sources: GSN.comITV Press CentreSon of The Bronx via TwitterTV By The Numbers, TV Series Finale, YouTube

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