a television or radio program in which contestants answer questions or play games of skill or chance in order to win money or other prizes.
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How to use game show in a sentence
Maybe that helps to explain why we’re seeing so many controversies emerge among the talking heads who populate the traditionally tame realm of game shows and daytime chat programs.TV Is Having a Talking-Head Crisis, From Sharon Osbourne to Dr. Oz to Meghan McCain | Judy Berman | April 8, 2021 | Time
That mindset was behind Electronic Arts’ latest community-driven game show “Fifa Face-Off.”Game developer Electronic Arts produces shows to expand reach ‘as a media business’ | Seb Joseph | April 5, 2021 | Digiday
Last week, you were a contestant on the game show Lingo, where your objective was to determine a five-letter mystery word.
Last week, you were a contestant on the hit new game show, “You Bet Your Fife.”
For decades, I’ve tuned into the trivia game show “Jeopardy!”Remembering Alex Trebek, The Man With All The Answers | Oliver Roeder | November 9, 2020 | FiveThirtyEight
At the same time she moonlighted for 11 years as the emcee of the Disney-syndicated game show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?
As speakers droned on from the podium doing the preliminary parliamentary business of the convention, a game show process began.
According to records from the Federal Election Commission, game-show kingpin Griffin, creator of Jeopardy!
I was brought onto a game show where I had to hunt and gather to survive for three days.‘The League’ Roundtable: The Cast Dishes on the Funniest Show You’re Not Watching | Marlow Stern | November 19, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Beyond the opening monologue, one of the first sketches, a game-show spoof called “New Cast Member of Arcade Fire?”‘Saturday Night Live’ Premiere: New Cast Members, Same Boring Show | Kevin Fallon | September 29, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
The satisfaction of having a gun, should any game show itself, was the chief compensation to those of us who were thus burdened.Wake-Robin | John Burroughs