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TV game shows have entertained viewers for years with everything from trivia questions to reality competitions – read on for our picks of the 25 greatest game shows of all time.
Hosts: Chuck Woolery (1983-1995), Pat Bullard (1998-1999) Years on TV: 1983-1995; 1998-1999 Super-suave Chuck Woolery hosted Love Connection, a different take on The Dating Game, where contestants would select their match from three potential dates.
ABC dropped the show on July 6, 1973, but it continued in syndication for another year (1973–1974) as The New Dating Game.
The program was revived three additional times in syndication afterwards.
The only questions that weren’t allowed were name, occupation, income or age.The first revival premiered in 1978 and ran until 1980, the second ran from 1986 until 1989, and the last ran from 1996 until 1999 with a season of reruns following.Jim Lange hosted The Dating Game for its entire ABC network run and the 19 syndicated editions.The ending of the show always had the host (Jim Lange) and the and winning contestants blowing a big kiss to the camera.Has a very young Michael Jackson as the contestant Ok I finally get it, sixties “just for fun” television hits 21st century social media.Hosts: Red Benson, Bill Cullen, George De Witt, Richard Hayes, Dennis James, Tom Kennedy, Jim Lange Years on TV: 1953 -1959; 1974-1981; 1984-1985 Name That Tune is the predecessor of shows like “Don’t Forget the Lyrics,” and yeah, looking back it is heavy on the cheese.But who didn’t love the courage of those contestants who could “name that tune in two notes” – for reals?December 20, 1965 – July 6, 1973 1/2 hour episodes (8 seasons in original run) on ABC Other versions of the show appeared during the years: (1973–1974 as The New Dating Game), (1978–1980), (1986–1989) and (1996–1999) on different networks with different production companies Created and Produced by: Chuck Barris, Chuck Barris Productions Jim Lange was the sole host for the entire run of the series (1965-1971) He also hosted two of the shows re-boots (1973-’74) and (1978-’80) Below is a list of guest stars that you may recognize: THE SCOOP This was sort of a sixties style boy meets girl but first boy must proof that he is worthy of girl by answering some telling questions.The humor was usually found in the answers that the young bachelors would give.Chuck Woolery took over in 1997 when the original format was reinstated and hosted for the last two seasons.Beginning in 1966, The Dating Game was often paired with The Newlywed Game.