Long before Jeff Probst snuffed out his first torch on Survivor, the viewing tribe had spoken: We love watching the game shows people play. This is the original reality TV — average Joes and Janes trying to outwit, outplay and outlast their competitors. So, excluding the bug-eating mutations of the post-Richard Hatch era, here are the top 60 shows that truly got game...
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We know who's been nominated. Now it's time to get some scoop on the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy show itself. TV Guide Magazine spoke with executive producer Gabriel Gornell and HLN executive vp and general manager Scot Safon about the ceremony, airing live on HLN from the Beverly Hilton Hotel (Sunday, June 16, 8/7c). Expect big changes.
"Last year we only had three weeks to prepare for the show but this time we have two months and that's going to make a vast difference in the way we honor daytime television," Safon says. "We were so heartened by what we achieved in such a small amount of time last year that we just knew we had to dream bigger. Our working theme for this year's ceremony is 'Past, Present and Future,' which will honor 40 years of the Daytime Emmys and 40 years of daytime television breakthroughs — the many ways daytime was there first, especially when it came to subject matter on the daytime dramas, talk shows and children's programming. It's an extraordinary legacy."
Hugh Dancy, Mads Mikkelsen
Could it be that NBC has produced a keeper in the deliciously creepy Hannibal? We shouldn't break out the proverbial Chianti just yet; the early returns have been modest, to put it mildly, but in this tough-for-NBC time period (Thursday, 10/9c) that the network once owned, it's looking better than it has lately (with an insta-dud like Do No Harm or the below-the-radar Rock Center). And the media buzz, while understandably mixed, is stronger than for most of the networks' midseason yawns. With repeats on the other networks this week, and featuring one of the show's most relentlessly unnerving chapters to date, this is as good a time as any to sample Hannibal's unsavory wares.
The Price Is Right and Let's Make a Deal will try to pull a fast one on April Fool's Day. The CBS game shows will both air prank-themed shows on Monday, TVGuide.com has learned exclusively.
On The Price Is Right, the tables ...
The price was apparently wrong.
A verdict awarding a former Price Is Right model more than $8.5 million in damages was overturned on Tuesday, and the judge ruled that a new trial is...
Those listening closely to the most recent episode of Saturday Night Live noticed a big omission from the NBC late-night telecast — announcer Don Pardo!
The announcer, who has been with the show since its inception in 1975, missed Saturday's show after recently suffering a...
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Actor and model Robert Scott Wilson is joining the online reboot of All My Children as Opal Cortlandt's (Jill Larson) youngest son, Pete, The Online Network announced Monday.
Sharon Osbourne, Demi Lovato, Charles Barkley and NeNe Leakes, come on down! You're among the next contestants on The Price Is Right's second annual celebrity week.
Don Diamont and Heather Tom
Good news for fans of CBS' daytime programming: The network has renewed its entire daytime lineup.
The Bold and the Beautiful, The Talk, The Price is Right and Let's Make a Deal all received pickups for another season, CBS announced Tuesday.
Melissa Benoist, Becca Tobin
Sure, that headline may sound most reminiscent of Bob Barker's famous parting line on The Price is Right, but unfortunately, we're talking about a much bigger issue than having the feline population spayed or neutered. Ever since Glee returned for its fourth season in September, there's been a new bully sending fear into the hearts of New Direction members — and pretty much all McKinley outcasts. But while Coach Sue drew big laughs and critical acclaim as the sharp-tongued villain, the character of Kitty (Becca Tobin) is no laughing matter.
In her first episode alone, Kitty spewed insults of the racist, homophobic and elitist variety too evil to be funny. Sure, in Glee's heyday Coach Sue went nary an episode without berating the New Directioners, but...