Candid Camera

  • 1999
  • TV Show
  • TV-PG

Peter Funt continues his father's legacy of eavesdropping on unsuspecting folks and saying 'Smile! You're on Candid Camera.' This forerunner of reality-tv began on radio, in a show called 'Candid Microphone,' which moved to TV in 1948. The original show aired on and off on ABC, CBS and NBC until 1990, but had its longest sustained run (1960-67) on CBS.

Candid Camera

First Aired: January 15, 2003

Pranks involving children are featured. Included: children react to a tennis-ball machine that's out of control. Also: eating spaghetti; tying neckties. Host: Peter Funt and Dina Eastwood.

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  • Premiered: September 24, 1999
  • Rating: TV-PG
  • Premise: Peter Funt continues his father's legacy of eavesdropping on unsuspecting folks and saying 'Smile! You're on Candid Camera.' This forerunner of reality-tv began on radio, in a show called 'Candid Microphone,' which moved to TV in 1948. The original show ai… (more)

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