Howie Mandel defends Meghan Markle’s ‘Deal or No Deal’ comments

Howie Mandel doesn’t understand why Meghan Markle got so much backlash for saying she was reduced to a “bimbo” while on “Deal or No Deal.” The former game show host defended the Duchess of Sussex, saying she wasn’t bashing the show, but rather expressing how it made her feel. “I’ve never really heard anybody complain … Read more

Meghan Markle talks about quitting ‘Deal or No Deal’ briefcase girl job

Meghan Markle quit her 2006 job as a briefcase girl on “Deal or No Deal” because she felt she was being “reduced to a bimbo.” The Duchess of Sussex reflected on her brief stint on the game show, admitting she was “really grateful” to have a job that could pay her bills but felt there … Read more

1972 ‘Jeopardy’ contestant returns for second chance to win

What is perseverance? A “Jeopardy!” contestant has returned to reclaim her crown — 50 years later. Player Martha Bath — who won the game show in 1972 — has come back to add more dough to her winnings. Bath told host Ken Jennings on Wednesday evening’s episode: “Fifty years ago this spring, I was on … Read more

Fire Mayim Bialik or we stop watching

Longtime fans of “Jeopardy!” are threatening to boycott the show since Mayim Bialik and Ken Jennings are splitting hosting duties. On Wednesday, the beloved game show announced that the two interim hosts would keep their jobs, with Jennings hosting from September to January and Bialik taking over from January through the end of the season. … Read more

“Yu-Gi-Oh!” creator Kazuki Takahashi found dead at sea in Japan

Kazuki Takahashi, the creator of the “Yu-Gi-Oh!” manga comic and trading card game, has died, apparently while snorkeling in southwestern Japan, the coast guard said Friday. The body of Takahashi, 60, was found Wednesday floating about 330 yards off the coast of Okinawa, by a person running a marine leisure business, according to an official … Read more

‘Humiliated’ LeVar Burton drops ‘Jeopardy!’ host bombshell: ‘The fix was in’

LeVar Burton is still a little salty over being passed over for the “Jeopardy!” hosting gig. The “Roots” star, 65, sat down “In the Loop” on Newsy to chew over losing the bid to permanently host the game show, noting he was “not just disappointed, but wrecked” Following longtime host Alex Trebek’s death from pancreatic … Read more

“Jeopardy!” champ Mattea Roach’s winning streak ends at $ 1

It was a dollar collapse. The fifth-best “Jeopardy!” contestant had her run come to an end after missing a Final Jeopardy question in a game that came down to literally the last dollar on Friday night. Mattea Roach – a 23-year-old Canadian tutor who won $ 560,983 over the course of the 23 games – … Read more

“Jeopardy!” winner enters record books with 14th victory

“Jeopardy!” has a brand new winner on the books. Contestant Mattea Roach, 23, scored her 14th win on Friday, earning a spot among the top contestants on the long-running game show. Roach took home $ 34,000 during the episode and brought her prize money to a whopping $ 320,081 total. The Toronto-based tutor cemented her … Read more

ABC cancels some game shows — including, yeah, Alec Baldwin’s Match Game

Alec BaldwinPhoto: ABC / Jeff Neira We should be clear, right up top, that the Alec Baldwin-hosted iteration of long-running panel show Match Game had not been an active going concern at ABC for at least a year at this point; the series hadn’t made new episodes since 2020, and the few installments that aired … Read more

Come on Down! ‘The Price Is Right’ Coming to Dallas – NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

The game show that made famous the phrase “Come on down!” is coming on down to you. “The Price Is Right” is hitting the road, putting the game show on wheels and making 50 stops on a coast-to-coast tour for anyone who can not make the trip to the Los Angeles studio. “It’s kind of … Read more