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'Minute To Win It' Christmas Games
A list of Minute to Win It Christmas games with instructions, so you can play them at home for a holiday party.
Who Has Hosted Family Feud?
Family Feud has had six hosts during its various regular runs, from Richard Dawson to Steve Harvey.
How to Be a Contestant on Family Feud
How to become a contestant on the long-running game show Family Feud, hosted by Steve Harvey.
How to Choose Games for Your Minute to Win It...
Minute to Win It games are perfect for any house party, but there are so many of them to choose from! Here's how to narrow it down and select games that everyone can play.
Come On Down: How to Be a Contestant on The...
The Price is Right draws its contestants from the live studio audience. If you've ever wanted to play Plinko or spin the big wheel, here's what you need to know to become a contestant on this popular game show.
How to Be a Contestant on Who Wants to Be a...
Want to be a contestant on Who Wants to be a Millionaire? The audition process is explained here.
8 Game Show Templates for Your Powerpoint...
A list of great resources for PowerPoint templates that allow you to play games based on popular game shows. Great for teachers!
The Wheel Watchers Club
The Wheel Watchers Club is free to join, and having an ID number allows you to win cash and prizes by watching Wheel of Fortune. Here's what you need to know about the program.
How to Play the Bite Me Game from Minute to Win...
Use your teeth to move paper bags from the floor to five different podiums in this physically challenging Minute to Win It game.
How to Host a Minute to Win It Christmas Party
Tips for hosting a Christmas party based on the games from Minute to Win It.
Game Show Casting Calls
Want to be a game show contestant? Here's a list of current casting calls, ongoing contestant applications, and special game show casting events.
'Minute to Win It' Face the Cookie Game
How the game Face the Cookie from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
How to Design the Perfect Shirt for The Price...
Contestants on The Price is Right often have quirky or funny sayings on their t-shirts. Here's some help in coming up with your own!
How to Be a Contestant on Wipeout
Want to be a Wipeout contestant? Here's all the information you need on Wipeout casting, the application, and more.
Get Tickets to a Taping of Family Feud
How to get free tickets to a taping of Family Feud, hosted by John O'Hurley.
Is Pat Sajak Bald?
One of the most frequently asked questions about Wheel of Fortune host Pat Sajak is whether or not he's really bald and sporting a hair piece on the show.
Minute to Win It Games Candelier
In Candelier, contestants must create a tricky tower out of cans and paper plates. Here's how you can play this Minute to Win It game at home.
The History of Family Feud
A brief overview of Family Feud, which began in 1976. Several incarnations have succeeded the original, and the show is still running strong today.
Get to Know Pat Sajak, Host of Wheel of Fortune
A brief biography of Pat Sajak, host of Wheel of Fortune
How to Get Tickets for The Price Is Right
How to get free tickets for studio tapings of The Price is Right. Get tickets online, by mail, or in person for this popular game show.
Minute to Win It Bottoms Up Game
Bottoms Up is fun to play at home because you can play at one of two skill levels. Learn all about the game and how to play it.
How to Play A Bit Dicey from Minute to Win It
Minute to Win It's game, A Bit Dicey, challenges you to balance dice on a popsicle stick. Here's how to play.
Splatalot Casting
Splatalot is a game show for kids airing in Canada, Australia, and the United Kingdom. Here's how to apply to be on the show in Canada, and where to look for casting in other countries.
'Wipeout!' Explained
An overview of ABC's game show Wipeout, including a look at how the game works, who the hosts are, and some of the stunts and challenges contestants will be facing.
'Minute to Win It' Elephant March Game
You're wearing pantyhose on your head with a baseball in the stocking end, and swinging your head to knock over water bottles. It can only be a Minute to Win It game!
'Minute to Win It' Junk in the Trunk Game
Get ready to shake! In this game from 'Minute to Win It' you'll be shaking ping pong balls from a box attached to your rear end.
How to Be a Contestant on Wheel of Fortune
How to get on Wheel of Fortune! Learn how and where to apply, along with general rules and where to find more information.
'Wheel of Fortune'
Everything you need to know about Wheel of Fortune! Learn about the history of the show, read interviews with the cast, find out how to be a contestant, and more.
How to Be a Contestant on Let's Make a Deal
Let's Make a Deal tapes in Los Angeles. Here's how to get tickets for the show so you can be considered as a contestant!
'Minute to Win It' Back Flip Game
Minute to Win It's Back Flip game is a simple task: all you have to do is flip pencils and catch them using one hand. Here's how to play.
How to Play the Baby Blockin' Game from Minute...
Baby Blockin' is one of the simpler Minute To Win It games to set up and play at home. Here's how to do it, along with suggestions for variations on the theme.
Minute to Win It Beach Tennis Game
Beach Tennis swaps tennis balls for ping pong balls, and raquets for flippers. Here are all the rules and supplies you'll need to play this Minute To Win It game at home.
Minute to Win It Baby Rattle Game
Baby Rattle challenges Minute to Win It contestants to transfer gumballs from one soda bottle to another. Here's how to play, including equipment needed and all the rules.
Who is Mark 'The Beast ' Labbett?
Mark Labbett is a quiz mastermind and one of the chasers on the UK game show The Chase. As the show moves to North America, Labbett comes along for the ride.
'Minute to Win It' Stack Attack Game
Stack plastic cups into a tower and then take them down and stack them into a column in order to win this game from Minute to Win It.
Big Brother 15 Houseguests
The 16 houseguests who will play Big Brother season 15.
'Minute to Win It' Blind Ball Game
How the game Blind Ball in Minute to Win It works, and how you can try it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Explained
An overview of 'Minute to Win It,' the NBC game show hosted by Guy Fieri.
'Minute to Win It' Egg Roll Game
How the game Egg Roll from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
Wipeout Casting: Tips to Help You Get on the Show
Get some great tips and advice for being cast as a Wipeout contestant, from Katy Wallin of MysticArt Pictures, the casting company behind the show.
A Brief History of Jeopardy! From 1964 to Now
A brief history and overview of Jeopardy, one of the longest running and most popular game shows in history.
'Minute to Win It' Movin On Up Game
Movin On Up is not a difficult game to play - the only tricky part is completing it before the timer runs out. Learn how to play!
'Minute to Win It' Blow Ball Game
Minute to Win It's Blow Ball game requires patience, accuracy, and a steady stream of hot air. Here's how to play.
'Minute to Win It' Bobblehead Game
How the Bobblehead game in Minute to Win It works, and how you can try it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Bouncer Game
Bounce 20 ping pong balls into 20 glasses to play the Minute To Win It game Bouncer.
'Minute to Win It' Hanky Panky Game
Hanky Panky sounds intriguing, but it's ridiculously simple. Here's how to play this popular Minute to Win It game at home.
Past Contestant Details for Canceled Game Show...
How to become a contestant on the hit game show Deal or No Deal, hosted by Howie Mandel. Play Deal or No Deal and you could win up to a million dollars!
Want to Be a Game Show Contestant?
All the information you need to be a contestant on a game show. Learn more about the application process and get advice from industry professionals.
'Minute to Win It' Breakfast Scramble Game
How the game Breakfast Scramble from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Nose Dive Game
In Nose Dive, transfer cotton balls from one bowl to another using only your nose and a dab of petroleum jelly. You can play this Minute to Win It game at home with these instructions.
'Minute to Win It' Separation Anxiety Game
Play Minute to Win It's game Separation Anxiety with chocolates and an assortment of containers. Here's how to play it at home.
The Top 10 Memorable Moments on Jeopardy!
The top ten most memorable moments on Jeopardy! Funny and memorable moments on TV's top quiz show.
'Minute to Win It' Caddy Stack Game
How the game Caddy Stack from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
'Jeopardy!'
Links and resources to learn more about the game show Jeopardy, which has been in syndication for 25 years.
'Minute to Win It' Brush With Danger Game
Brush with Danger isn't actually dangerous, but it can be tricky! Here's how to play this popular Minute To Win It game at home.
A Brief History of Wheel of Fortune
A brief history of the game show Wheel of Fortune and an overview of how the game is played. The number one syndicated television show since 1984.
'Minute to Win It' Defying Gravity Game
How the game Defying Gravity from 'Minute to Win' It works, and how you can try it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Tilt-A-Cup Game
How the game Tilt-A-Cup from 'Minute to Win It' works, with instructions for you to play it at home.
Where to Find Casting Calls for Your Favorite...
Casting for game show contestants is an ongoing process, with casting notices being posted all the time. Here's how to find these calls, and where to send your applications.
The Greatest Moments in Big Brother History
10 of the greatest moments in the history of Big Brother, from memorable alliances to stupid strategic moves and more.
'Minute to Win It' Coffee Topper Game
Play Coffee Topper from Minute to Win It with a few household supplies. Easy to set up and simple to play.
'Minute to Win It' This Blows Game
In This Blows, players must inflate a balloon and use the air to blow cups off of a table. Learn how to set it up and play the game at home.
Where to Watch Game Shows Free Online
Where to watch classic and current game shows for free online.
Is Cash Cab Real?
Is Cash Cab Real? It's a real game show, but there are behind the scenes elements that might surprise you. Ben Bailey and Cash Cab questions answered here!
Follow These Tips for Game Show Applications
Are you applying to be a contestant on a game show? Take our advice with these handy tips to help get your game show application in tip top shape before sending it in. Learn what to look for in the guidelines, how to present yourself, and what details need to be double-checked for accuracy.
'Minute to Win It' Noodling Around Game
Pick up pasta tubes with straight pasta using only your mouth in Noodling Around. Learn how to play this fun game from Minute to Win It at home!
Be in the Audience for Who Wants to Be a...
Get tickets to be in the live studio audience for Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, the popular quiz show.
'Minute to Win It' Chop Stack Game
Play the Minute to Win It game Chop Stack using lip balm tubes and chop sticks. Here's how to play.
GSN Schedule
A complete listing of the Game Show Network schedule, including daytime, evening, and weekend show listings. Find out what's on GSN!
'Minute to Win It' Rapid Fire Game
Rapid Fire uses an age-old method: elastic bands as projectiles. You can play this game at home with only a few supplies.
Everything You Need to Know About Family Feud
Resources and links to learn all about Family Feud, its hosts, how to be a contestant, and much more.
Brooke Burns Bio
Did you know that actress and TV host Brooke Burns used to live in Paris? Read about this and and other fun facts about the talented TV personality.
'Minute to Win It' Office Dominoes Game
Minute to Win It's Office Dominoes tasks contestants to line up reams of paper so they fall like dominoes and ring a bell at the end of the track. Here's how to set up the game and play it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Suck It Up Game
Suck It Up is one of the more difficult games from Minute to Win It. You'll be tasked to balance candies on top of straws, using only another straw and your mouth. Here's how to play the game at home.
How to Get Game Show Audience Tickets
Where to find free studio audience tickets for game shows. Many options are online, so it's easy to get the tickets you want.
'Minute to Win It' Cantagious Game
How the Cantagious game from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
Everything You Need to Know About The Price is...
A collection of articles and resources to learn more about The Price is Right. Find out how to get tickets for the show, become a contestant, view photos from the set, and read about all your favorite stars, hosts, and guests.
'Minute to Win It' Bucket Head Game
How the game Bucket Head from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
What Is the Wheelmobile?
What is the Wheel of Fortune Wheelmobile? Learn how to audition for Wheel of Fortune on the road.
'Minute to Win It' Office Fling Game
In Office Fling from Minute to Win It, players use a slingshot made from chair legs and an elastic band to shoot paper on top of a table.
All About Idiotest on GSN
Idiotest is a GSN original game show that features fun logic puzzles. Hosted by Ben Gleib.
'Minute to Win It' The Nutstacker Game
Minute to Win It's Nutstacket game involves stacking metal nuts using a chopstick. Here's how to play this game at home.
'Minute to Win It' Don't Blow the Joker Game
How the game Don't Blow the Joker from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can practice it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Ready Spaghetti Game
Ready Spaghetti is a game played in pairs, requiring teams to used a shared noodle to move soda cans and make pyramids out of them. You can play this game at home with these detailed instructions.
'Minute to Win It' Get Forked Game
Get Forked is a simple game in theory and very easy to play at home. You don't need any special equipment, just some coins and a kitchen utensil.
Our Favorite Catch Phrases From Game Shows
A list of the best catch phrases from game shows old and new.
Get Tickets for 'Wheel of Fortune'
How to order tickets to be part of the Wheel of Fortune studio audience.
'Minute to Win It' Johnny Applestack Game
Johnny Applestack is one of the easiest games from Minute to Win It. Here's how to set it up and play at home.
'Minute to Win It' Speed Eraser Game
In Speed Eraser you'll be trying to get pencils to bounce off their eraser ends and land in waiting cups. Here's how to play this Minute to Win It game at home.
How to play Candy Elevator from Minute to Win It
Candy Elevator is a bit tricky to set up, so it's not perfect for a lot of situations. If you're a true Minute to Win It fan and want to try it, here's how to play at home.
'Minute to Win It' By a Thread Game
If you're good at threading a needle you might be good at Minute to Win It's game By a Thread! This game consists of ten needles in need of threading.
'Minute to Win It' Office Tennis Game
Looking for great office party games? Office Tennis from Minute to Win It uses common supplies to create a fun and interactive team game.
'Minute to Win It' Spare Me Game
Spare Me is a game for two players, and uses pool noodles and chalk or magic markers. Here's how to play this Minute to Win It game at home.
'Minute to Win It' Hut Hut Hike Game
Hike toilet paper rolls football style through a hoop in Minute to Win It's game Hut, Hut, Hike. Here's how to play the game at home.
'Minute to Win It' Penny Hose Game
Playing Minute to Win It's game Penny Hose at home is pretty simple - all you need are some panty hose and a few coins.
Five Great Female Game Show Hosts
A list of the five most memorable women who have hosted game shows. A look back at favorite female game show hosts from the past and present.
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader Past...
Want to meet Jeff Foxworthy and answer questions to win a million dollars? Apply to be a contestant on the hit game show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
'Minute to Win It' Chocolate Unicorn Game
How to play the Minute to Win It game Chocolate Unicorn.
'Minute to Win It' Matchmaker Game
Matchmaker is one of the easiest Minute to Win It games to play, though the time constraint can make it tricky. Learn how to play it at home with these instructions.
'Minute to Win It' Broomski Ball Game
How the game Broomski Ball from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
Past Application Details for Minute to Win It
How to be a contestant and play Minute to Win It for the chance to win $1,000,000.
'Minute to Win It' Bulb Balance Game
How the Bulb Balance game from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
Minute to Win It Yank Me Game
Yank Me is a simple game to set up and play using plastic cups and index cards. Learn how to play this Minute to Win It game at home with these tips.
'Minute to Win It' Card Ninja Game
How the Card Ninja game in 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
Study for a Game Show the Easy Way!
If you're going to be on a game show you'll want to brush up on your trivia. Here are 5 easy ways to boost your trivia knowledge in preparation for the big day.
'Minute to Win It' How's It Hangin' Game
Hip thrusting and fruit - what more could you want in a party game? Here's how to play Minute to Win It's game How's it Hangin' at home.
Minute to Win It Worm Diving Game
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'Minute to Win It' CD Dominos Game
The Minute to Win It game CD Dominos works exactly as you think it would, making it one of the simpler games to play at home. Here's how to do it.
'Minute to Win It' Gettin' Juggy With It Game
Gettin' Juggy with It has a really easy goal and simple setup. How hard can stacking water jugs be, after all?
'Minute to Win It' Extreme Hanky Panky Game
How the game Extreme Hanky Panky in 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Drop, Sink, and Clink Game
How the game Drop, Sink, and Clink from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can play it at home.
6 Signs a Game Show Casting Call is Fake
If you're wondering whether or not that game show casting call is fake or not, here are the signs to look for to know if you're being scammed.
'Minute to Win It' Floatacious Game
How the game Floatacious from Minute to Win It works, and how you can try it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Spudnick Game
Minute to Win It's Spudnick game uses potatoes, straws, and chocolate-covered peanuts. Intrigued? Here's how to play.
'Minute to Win It' Spoon Frog Game
How the game from 'Minute to Win It' works, with instructions for you to play it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Pink Elephant Game
Pink Elephant uses a headband and a plastic slinky toy to create a fun party game like only Minute to Win It can. Here's how to play the game at home.
The 'Jeopardy!' Tournament of Champions
The Jeopardy Tournament of Champions explained, including a list of winners since the tournament began in 1964.
Chad Mosher
Chad Mosher is an experienced game show contestant, having played Jeopardy and Million Dollar Password. He's stood by as a Phone-a-Friend on Who Wants to be a Millionaire, and written trivia for Play Cafe. Learn more about Chad.
Where to Download Game Show Music
Where to find game show music and theme songs to download for personal use.
'Minute to Win It' Dizzy Mummy Game
How the game Dizzy Mummy from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Mad Dog Game
You'll look like a Mad Dog when you attempt to empty two containers of Tic Tacs attached to a ruler by clenching the ruler in your teeth and shaking your head around! Here's how to play this Minute to Win It game.
'Minute to Win It' Sticky Balls Game
Sticky Balls, from Minute to Win It, is fairly easy to set up and play at home. Here's how to do it.
'Minute to Win It' Go the Distance Game
How the game Go the Distance from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Sticky Situation Game
Peanut butter and ping pong balls combine in this hilarious game from Minute to Win It. If you're looking for a unique party game, here's how to play Sticky Situation.
'Minute to Win It' Paper Dragon Game
Paper Dragon is one of the simplest games from Minute to Win It. It's easy to play at home and appropriate for all ages. Here's how you can set it up and play.
'Minute to Win It' High Roller Game
High Roller is a really tricky game to master. Here's how to play this dice-stacking Minute to Win It game at home.
Vanna White Through the Years
A gallery of Wheel of Fortune's Vanna White as she wears a variety of dresses and gowns throughout the years.
'Deal or No Deal' Explained
Deal or No Deal is a modern game show with lots of flash and glamor. Host Howie Mandel provides comic relief while contestants use intuition and luck to eliminate cases and try to win a million dollars.
When Deal or No Deal was actively casting, this...
Deal or No Deal casting calls invite large groups to audition to be a contestant on the show. Find out what to expect from the Deal or No Deal open casting calls, and how to prepare for your audition.
Announcing The Price is Right – A...
Replacing announcer Rich Fields on The Price is Right will be no small task. We spoke to veteran announcer Randy West for his insight on the world of game show announcing.
What Is a Game Show?
The definition of a game show, and how it differs from a reality show or other genres.
'Baggage' Explained
An overview of Baggage, the GSN original game show hosted by Jerry Springer
Alfonso Ribeiro, Host of 'Catch 21'
Alfonso Ribeiro has come a long way from being a child star! From his appearances on Silver Spoons and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, to GSN game show host on Catch 21, learn more about Alfonso Ribeiro.
Family Feud Glossary
The frequently-used terms from Family Feud explained in detail.
'Minute to Win It' Office Maximus Game
Office Maximus from Minute to Win It requires a bit of work to set up, but you can get your co-workers invloved in making balls out of rubber bands before it's time to play. Here's how you do it.
Take a Peek at Millionaire's New 2014-15 Season!
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire starts season 13 with a new host, new lifeline, new mini-games, and lots more. Here's what to expect this season!
A Brief History of Plinko
Plinko is the most popular pricing game to come from The Price is Right. Here we look at the evolution of the game and how it works.
'Minute to Win It' Double Trouble Game
How the Double Trouble game from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Supercoin Game
How the game Supercoin from 'Minute to Win It' works, and how you can try it at home.
'Wipeout Canada'
All about Wipeout Canada, the Canadian version of the popular Wipeout game show.
New and Upcoming Game Shows
New game shows that are planned, in development, currently being shopped, or scheduled to air in the future.
'Minute to Win It' Tea Party Game
The game Tea Party from Minute to Win It is fairly simple, and is appropriate for all ages. Learn how to set up the game so you can play at home.
'Deal or No Deal'
Everything you need to know about Deal or No Deal! How to get on the show, how it all works, interviews with cast and crew, and where to find more information.
'Minute to Win It' Drop Ball Game
How to play Drop Ball from Minute to Win It, with instructions for home play and alternatives.
Be a Contestant on Guy's Grocery Games
How to apply to be a contestant on Guy's Grocery Games, the Food Network game show hosted by Guy Fieri.
'Minute to Win It' Frankenstein Game
Frankenstein requires a lot of concentration and balance to carry out. Here's how this game from Minute to Win It works, with instructions for playing it at home.
'Minute to Win It' Fish Head Game
How to play Fish Head, one of the Minute to Win It Games
'Minute to Win It' Volcano Game
Minute to Win It's Volcano is a timed version of the popular mint-in-a-soda-bottle trick.
GSN Previews Their New Minute to Win It Game Show
GSN previewed their version of Minute to Win It, hosted by Apolo Anton Ohno, in May 2013. This overview of the show will help you decide whether or not to tune in.
Get Tickets for 'Jeopardy'
How to get tickets for a live studio audience taping of the hit game show, 'Jeopardy.'
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