What's My Line?

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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...  Read Full Article

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The 60 Greatest Game Shows of All Time

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... read more

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Premiered: September 01, 1968, on Syndicated
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Premise: One of the classic game shows (and one of the simplest), and the first hit for producers Mark Goodson and Bill Todman (`I've Got a Secret,' `To Tell the Truth'). The panelists had to guess contestants' odd or not-so-odd jobs, then (while blindfolded) guess a celebrity guest's identity (New York Yankee Phil Rizzuto was the first). After its 17-year CBS run, `Line' aired for another seven in syndication. Panelist Arlene Francis stuck it out all 24 years.

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