TV game shows have entertained the viewers for a lot of years with everything right from trivia questions to reality competitions. Here are some of the greatest TV game shows of all time.
Hosts: Bull Cullen, Bob Barker, Drew Carey.
Years On TV: 1956-1965; 19772- present
Come on down!! Host Bob Barker made The Price is Right a game show institution and Drew Carey is doing a noble job of carrying the torch. The contestant frenzy, combined with a variety of games and the beautiful Price is Right models made a hit for the 35 years Baker hosted.
Hosts: Art Fleming, Alex Trebek
Years: 1964-1975; 1978-present
Let us all hum the Final Jeopardy! Thinking song, shall we? The ultimate quiz game show, but with a twist-provide your answers in the form of a question. While Art Fleming was the original Jeopardy! Host, it’s really Alex Trebek who people identify with the show.
The Amazing Race
Host: Phil Keoghan
Years on TV: 2001-present
The Amazing Race took the reality competition game show concept to the next level and turned it on its ear- sending teams around the world in a variety of challenges. Sometimes the biggest challenges is the travel logistics, while other times language barriers and driving a stick shift slow down the teams. Factors in the top notch is the host Phil Keoghan and the reality game show gold.
Host: Jeff Probst
Years on TV: 2000-present
While host Jeff Probst, the challenges and the Tribal Council have worn thin over the years, you can’t beat the dynamics of folks trying to outwit, outplay and outlast their competition. You will not deny that the Survivor juggernaut.
Hosts: Gene Rayburn, Ross Shafer, Michael Burger.
Years On TV: 1962-1969; 1973-1984; 1990-1991; 1998-2000
Who didn’t fell in love with this fill in the blank question about Dumb Dora- ad the saucy answers the panel offered up?
While the celebrity panelists changed over the years, there was no denying fun which regulars Brett Somers and Charles Nelson Reilly brought to the group.