game shows: then and now

1 x 60" / Channel 5

Game Shows have been a TV staple for more than eight decades - millions have watched contestants win and lose and it’s become a backbone of TV scheduling worldwide. But the path to TV superstardom has not always been an easy ride.    

 

In this programme we’ll discover how thanks to the talent of the producers, hosts, hostesses, crazy prizes and addictive gameplay the humble quiz went from schedule filler to primetime ‘box office’.