The Encyclopedia of TV Game Shows

The Encyclopedia of TV Game Shows

by Steve Ryan, Fred Wostbrock
     
 

The Encyclopedia of TV Game Shows, Second Edition, is a television lover's treasure chest, containing detailed facts and tidbits about one of America's best-loved TV pastimes: game shows. Featuring more than 150 rare and exclusive photographs, the Encyclopedia explores more than 500 shows and provides information on their air dates, network affiliations, creators… See more details below

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The Encyclopedia of TV Game Shows, Second Edition, is a television lover's treasure chest, containing detailed facts and tidbits about one of America's best-loved TV pastimes: game shows. Featuring more than 150 rare and exclusive photographs, the Encyclopedia explores more than 500 shows and provides information on their air dates, network affiliations, creators, producers, hosts and hostesses, and notable celebrity guests and panelists. The book also explains the rules of each game, details the sometimes outrageous stunts required to play it, and lists the fabulous (and not-so-fabulous) payoffs available to the game's winner.

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An alphabetical listing of some 500 game shows broadcast between 1948 and the mid 1990s. The entries provide information on game play, air dates, creators, producers, hosts, and notable celebrity guests. Paper edition (unseen), $19.95 (from Checkmark Books, a Facts on File imprint). Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

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ISBN-13:
9780918432872
Publisher:
Baseline Books
Publication date:
12/15/1987
Pages:
592

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