Tag Archives: host

In Search of… (History) Rated TV-14

A documentary series examines unexplained phenomena. Starring Zachary Quinto, Kyle Bond, and David Brin. This series’ only draw seems to be that Zachary Quinto reprises the role of host from Leonard Nimoy. There doesn’t seem to be any redeeming qualities to the … Continue reading

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Taskmaster (ComedyCentral) Rated TV-14

Based on the UK game show, contestants use their creativity to complete the tasks at hand. Starring Reggie Watts, Alex Horne, and Kate Berlant. I was actually quite surprised by this one. I approached the show thinking it was going to … Continue reading

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Showtime at the Apollo (FOX) Rated NR

 A reality show where acts compete in front of an audience and the audience chooses who will go on to win. Starring Steve Harvey. This show is a revival of the 1987 version of Showtime at the Apollo. It is a … Continue reading

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Emogenius (GSN) Rated NR

 A game show where contestants solve a puzzle of emoji messages to win $10,000. Starring Matt Laydon, Hunter March. This unusual game show is geared towards the generation of individuals who speak primarily in emojis rather than words. I have to admit, … Continue reading

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Beat Shazam (FOX) Rated TV-PG

Teams race to name songs the fastest to win a million dollars. Starring Jamie Foxx, October Gonzalez, DJ Irie. A modern take on “Name That Tune,” this show is fun to watch. It’s crazy to see teams guess songs after only two seconds … Continue reading

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Splash (ABC) Rated TV-PG

A reality show which takes celebrities into the world of diving. Starring Joey Lawrence, Charissa Thompson, Greg Louganis, David Boudia, Steve Foley, Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Louie Anderson, Drake Bell, Chuy Bravo, Rory Bushfield, Nicole Eggert, Keshia Knight Pulliam, Ndamukong Suh, Katherine … Continue reading

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Origins: the Journey of Humankind (NatGeo) Rated NR

A documentary on the origins of innovations which have influenced humans through the decades. Starring  Jason Silva. The first episode of this series is about fire, which was frustrating because they talk about fire like they were there when it … Continue reading

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Big Fan (ABC) Rated NR

A game show that pits the biggest fans of celebrities against each other and their celebrity. Starring Andy Richter. It’s always fun to watch celebrities meet the masses, with all of the awkwardness, discomfort and groping.  The first episode of … Continue reading

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That Awkward Game Show (Spike) Rated NR

A game show where a parent and a child compete for prizes while answering awkward questions. Starring Jacqui Denski, Jon Denski, Jeff Dye. I have to say this show fall under the TMI (too much information) category.  I do not … Continue reading

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Join or Die with Craig Ferguson (History) Rated NR

A talk show hosted by Craig Ferguson who comically debates Historical  topics. Starring Craig Ferguson, Shadoe Stevens This show is a cross between a game show and talk show. It’s great that they have Craig Ferguson as the host, his sense of … Continue reading

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