I Survived a Japanese Game Show

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I SURVIVED A JAPANESE GAME SHOW

Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The Othersiders
8 pm/ET Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network launches the first part of its new "CN Real" block of reality programming tonight with the premiere of this spooky new series in which five teens armed with high-tech gear investigate creepy locations that are rumored to be haunted. Their first stop is the Lincoln Heights Jail in Los Angeles, which is said to house the spirits of dead prisoners. After each investigation, the team posts the findings on the show's Web site, and viewers can vote on whether or not they believe the place is truly haunted.

Read on for previews of The Queen and I, Top Chef Masters, Shaq & Cedric the Entertainer's All Star Comedy Jam and I Survived a Japanese Game Show.  Read Full Article

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Season 2, Episode 8
One of the final five will win the $250,000 on the Season Finale.

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Season 2, Episode 8
Season 2 returns bigger and better than last season! This unscripted game show within a reality show is back, taking 12 Americans on an eye opening, life changing journey to Tokyo to compete in the ultimate Japanese game show called Majide.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 8/5/2009

Season 2, Episode 8
Season 2 returns bigger and better than last season! This unscripted game show within a reality show is back, taking 12 Americans on an eye opening, life changing journey to Tokyo to compete in the ultimate Japanese game show called Majide.

Paid | Amazon Instant Video Aired: 8/5/2008

Season 1, Episode 7
ABC's most outrageous reality competition sends a group of Americans to Tokyo to compete on a wild Japanese game show. Hilarious host Rome Kanda, Judge Bob and Mama-San guide the contestants through a series of off-the-wall challenges in a race to win the grand prize of $250,000.

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Tonight's TV Hot List: Wednesday, June 17, 2009

The Othersiders
8 pm/ET Cartoon Network
Cartoon Network launches the first part of its new "CN Real" block of reality programming tonight with the premiere of this spooky new series in which five teens armed with high-tech gear investigate creepy locations that are rumored to be haunted. Their first stop is the Lincoln Heights Jail in Los Angeles, which is said to house the spirits of dead prisoners. After each investigation, the team posts the findings on the show's Web site, and viewers can vote on whether or not they believe the place is truly haunted.

Read on for previews of The Queen and I, Top Chef Masters, Shaq & Cedric the Entertainer's All Star Comedy Jam and I Survived a Japanese Game Show. read more

ABC Shuttles Sliding Suburbia and So-So Goode to Fridays

Surviving Suburbia is barely living up to its name. After performing tepidly in its first Tuesday-at-9:30 try-out and then getting sidelined for a week with the promise of a return to that time slot, the Bob Saget series is being relocated to Fridays, starting June 12.

Joining Suburbia for the move is its Tuesday lead-in, The Goode Family. The animated series has underperformed as well, collecting critical raspberries and mustering just 2.7 million viewers in its latest outing.

Filling the Tuesday gap in the coming week will be ... read more

Drowning in Summer's Reality Glut

First, some good news before the bad: July is less than a week away, and a month that once upon a time signified the absolute doldrums for TV fans now looms like an oasis of bountiful pleasures, with returning shows on the horizon including The Closer, Burn Notice, the Monk-Psych combo, and the piece de resistance of Mad Men's second season. (You’ll also want to add HBO’s gripping Generation Kill docudrama miniseries to your calendar.) Naturally, this is all on cable, but this is still especially good news after the dismal reality circus of June, capped by the current week’s onslaught of ridiculous time-wasters.More than ever, I’ve been feeling trapped in a bizarro world, as if I’d bought a subscription to a season of “To Each Their Own” theater. I know there are people out there who get their jollies at watching elaborate and messy pratfalls accompanied by snarky commentary—the model being Spike’s MXC, which I found mildly amusing until ... read more

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Premiered: June 24, 2008, on ABC
Rating: TV-PG
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Premise: Elimination contest following 10 Americans as they compete in a zany Japanese game show. Executive producers include Arthur Smith and Kent Weed ('Hell's Kitchen').

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