Biography: TV Game Shows
Since the late 1930s, America has watched as average citizens and celebrities alike have gone on television to answer trivia, perform bizarre stunts, and daringly challenge their luck.
Whether jumping for joy at someone's big win or sympathizing with someone else's crushing defeat, television audiences have been captivated by game shows for decades. While over the years the shows may have grown more elaborate, the concepts more inventive, and the stakes a bit higher, one thing has remained the same - TV game shows are as popular as ever. In this feature-length special, Biography recalls some of the most notable moments in game show history and illustrates the enormous, and sometimes unbelievable, lengths contestants will go to in order to win.
From Newlywed Game, The Price is Right</i and Let's Make a Deal to Jeopardy!, Who Wants to Be a Millionaire and Fear Factor, TV Game Shows~~ is a colorful an fast-paced trip down memory lane.