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About gameking77

I'm an average guy who loves game shows and interviewing people.

Interview with Jeff Coopwood

Hello, everyone. With Monopoly Millionaires’ Club premiering this weekend over most of the country (and reruns starting on GSN this Tuesday), I thought it would be nice to interview one of the original lottery game show hosts. Before there was Illinois Instant Riches, there … Continue reading

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Interview with Jim McKrell

Hello, everybody. Merry Christmas to you all. I’ve been doing other things, yes, but I haven’t completely forgotten about this place. I attempted to get an interview with Jim McKrell, host of Celebrity Sweepstakes. I got hold of him via Facebook and … Continue reading

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Australian Family Feud

Good evening, ladies and gentlemen. More often than not, Americans are interested in seeing how their favorite game shows are doing abroad. Formats that are popular in this country are often exported to other countries, but you already knew that. … Continue reading

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Tribute to Don Pardo

Hello. Welcome back. I just wanted to return because there has been an unfortunate death for the entire game show community. Don Pardo, the legendary voice of Saturday Night Live, and indeed NBC, passed away last night in his sleep at the … Continue reading

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Review: “Rising Star”

Hello. Last night, ABC debuted a new, live singing competition titled Rising Star. I saw it last night, and overall, I’m not that impressed. For those who didn’t watch it last night, the simple premise is this. Contestants stand in front of … Continue reading

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Response: 6/22/14

Hello, everyone. It’s been nearly a month, but I haven’t completely deserted this blog. A number of things have come up since then, and I’d like to address those. * Around the time of my last post, another game show blogger … Continue reading

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Response: 5/27/14

Hello again. Yes, I know it’s been a long time since I’ve done one of these. I’m aware of that. I just hadn’t had anything important to say, until now. Now, where should I begin? * BuzzerBlog has just opened … Continue reading

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