A Closer Look at Game Shows New and Old
By Carrie Grosvenor, About.com Guide
Game shows can be comforting, infuriating, exciting, and inspiring. From feel-good family favorites like Wheel of Fortune to water cooler fodder and new prime time games, these are the shows that are making headlines and scooping up ratings.
These game shows have been around long enough to be considered "classics," but they're still on the air and enjoying a loyal following.
- Everything You Need to Know about 'Jeopardy!'
- 'Wheel of Fortune' Past and Present
- 'The Price is Right' in Depth
New and Upcoming Game Shows
From confirmed and scheduled premieres to game shows in the early stages of development, these are shows we can look forward to in the coming weeks and months.
Game Show Product Reviews
From board games to console and hand-held games, DVDs, books, and other fun products, the game show genre lends itself well to other media. As with any product, however, some are better than others.
- 'Here's the Deal - Don't Touch Me' by Howie Mandel
- 'The Price is Right' for the Nintendo Wii
- 'The Best of Password' DVD Set
- 'Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?' Board Game
- Great Gifts for Game Show Fans
What to Watch
These handy game show schedules will help you plan your weekly viewing. Mark your calendars or set up the TiVo!