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TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« on: February 25, 2019, 03:01:06 PM »
I learned my lesson with the Press Your Luck Fandom fiasco, so, please, take this with a medium-sized grain of salt.

The TV Passport listings for Buzzr for 3/8/2019 show the Cullen TPIR on at 8:00 PM.  The schedule for Thursday, March 7 is the same as the current one. Body Language also appears to return as well.

https://www.tvpassport.com/tv-listings/stations/buzzr-tv/15543/2019-03-08
« Last Edit: February 25, 2019, 03:07:32 PM by tpir04 »
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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2019, 04:09:09 PM »
Buzzr has confirmed the news on facebook:

"We’re celebrating some #BUZZR firsts on #InternationalWomensDay highlighting incredible women in game show history... More to come!"

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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2019, 07:34:47 PM »
UPDATE: The Monday, March 11 schedule for Buzzr seems to revert back to the existing lineup. My advice: Catch it while you can!
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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2019, 08:13:15 PM »
Buzzr has confirmed the news on facebook:

"We’re celebrating some #BUZZR firsts on #InternationalWomensDay highlighting incredible women in game show history... More to come!"

By that I am guessing they are gonna run Arlene Francis's Price is Right hosting gig. Might be all they do but shall see.

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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2019, 08:45:13 PM »
I wish they would run the episodes featuring Bob, Johnny, Rod, Janice, Dian, Holly & Kathleen.   :-(

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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2019, 11:16:02 PM »
By that I am guessing they are gonna run Arlene Francis's Price is Right hosting gig. Might be all they do but shall see.
Assuming her episode was February 1, 1961, then yes.

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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #6 on: February 26, 2019, 08:30:09 AM »
Assuming her episode was February 1, 1961, then yes.


Looking at the episode guide, Her episodes were January 9th through the 27th of 1961. February 1st's episode seems to have been pre-empted or interrupted with an NBC News Bulletin.
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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2019, 10:13:49 AM »

Looking at the episode guide, Her episodes were January 9th through the 27th of 1961. February 1st's episode seems to have been pre-empted or interrupted with an NBC News Bulletin.

I don't know what episode guide you are looking at, but those dates are wrong. The primetime version was on Wednesday nights at 8:30 for the 1960-61 season. January 9 and 27 are not on Wednesday (in fact, they aren't even the same day of the week!). February 1st is.

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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2019, 10:27:37 AM »
Just addendum: If this was your source, then those dates referred to the daytime version, which does not exist. We are only talking about the primetime run here.

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« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2019, 11:06:04 AM »
Just addendum: If this was your source, then those dates referred to the daytime version, which does not exist. We are only talking about the primetime run here.
It was, although it does mark that Arlene Francis did host a few primetime episodes during the same month. My apologies about getting primetime and daytime mixed up.
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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #10 on: February 27, 2019, 12:51:02 AM »
Hot off the presses, here is a promo and it does indeed have a clip from that episode within, plus a lot of other goodies!

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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #11 on: February 28, 2019, 03:43:59 PM »
I've got a question: If all Holly and Dian episodes were banned by Barker, how was GSN able to show them throughout the late 1990's? Didn't someone say not a single clip of Holly was seen in the 25th anniversary special?

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« Reply #12 on: February 28, 2019, 07:37:59 PM »
I've got a question: If all Holly and Dian episodes were banned by Barker, how was GSN able to show them throughout the late 1990's?
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« Reply #13 on: February 28, 2019, 08:52:38 PM »
Just to make people like you ask stupid questions like these.

It was not a stupid question, Bryce. It was a valid one.

Think about it. Barker supposedly forbade CBS from showing any Holly and Dian clips in the 25th Anniversary special, but when GSN started airing the show, he then says, "You can show Holly and Dian as long as the episodes don't have any furs". How did this happen?

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Re: TPIR may be coming to Buzzr
« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2019, 12:15:12 AM »
Holly and Dian weren't generally shown Because Bob would have been actively involved in the selection of clips and videos for the 25th Anniversary special and could easily say "Nope, not airing that".  As the EP and per his talent agreement if he wanted to sit in a production meeting and say "Don't show Dian", they aren't showing Dian. It's not "forbidding CBS", it's "sat in a production meeting and said "don't feature them, and if you can avoid showing them even better"'. Although a quick 15 second skim of the episode on Youtube without even trying shows Holly is in the background of at least one clip (a Hole in One playing).