TV Game Shows

When the first mass electronic medium was blasted out, that would be radio, it didn’t take long for the ubiquitous concept known as the game show to take root.
Shows like Name that Tune, the Sixty-Four Dollar Question (just a tad less than its TV version), and many others entertained the masses from the twenties through the late forties.
A technology breakthrough spelled the demise of radio game shows, but the advent of a classic offering that still exists (indeed, THRIVES) today: the television game show.

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InformationPlease.info

In the golden age of radio (when your parents and grandparents were young), there was a program called Information Please. It was a game show, similiar in some regards to Jeopardy and other television game shows. It, along with Groucho Marx’s You Bet Your Life, is the forerunner of today’s games shows that we are all addicted to. Information Please was noted for the variety of questions asked, and was popular for many years. Today’s Family First site looks at an Internet location that has the same variety of information, but is intended to provide data, not prizes.

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