The Peabody Award-winning "answer-and-question" quiz show features a number of popular tournaments for teens, teachers, celebrities, kids and college students, but the granddaddy of them all is the Tournament of Champions.
Singers square off for a coveted recording contract in this reality talent contest. Four vocal coaches mentor the contestants in three distinct competition phases: the blind auditions, the battle phase and, lastly, the live-performance phase.
Teams of two everyday people battle trivia questions and a 40-foot wall to win up to $13.6 million. Each pair of deserving contestants, from siblings to spouses to best friends, has a plan to use the life-changing winnings for good. But defeating the Wall is no easy feat. Part smarts, part luck and part guts, this game is a true test of both knowledge and poise. With momentary changes between fortune and failure, the outcome is as unpredictable as the bounce of the ball.
Dumb Dora was so dumb that...' is a typical lead-in to 'fill-in-the-blank'-style queries asked of contestants seeking to match celebrities' answers. This game show had several incarnations on network TV and in syndication, but throughout it was noted for the double-entendre humor and in-joking byplay among its celebrity panelists (in a stint that launched his kissy-kissy 'Family Feud' career).