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Offline jaywilliams

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Card Sharks next to return
« on: February 25, 2019, 08:12:46 PM »
I just read this evening on buzzer blog thatCard Sharks is the next classic game heading for a reboot. One issue I have about this, I personally cannot see this as a prime time offering; my gut feeling is that it will be a new daytime version and will likely be on NBC, paired up with the first new version of Concentration in nearly 30 years, as a new one-hour game show block, replacing the third hour of Today. The other choice would be first-run syndication paired as a two hour block with Steve Harvey's Family Feud, Alec Baldwin's Match Game and a new Press Your Luck.
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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #1 on: February 25, 2019, 08:54:04 PM »
I think Match Game and Family Feud should be paired together. IMO it makes more sense, whether or not it is feasible. Family Feud did evolve from the Super Match, as we all know.

...paired up with the first new version of Concentration in nearly 30 years, as a new one-hour game show block...

May I ask your source? I have not seen anything about a new Concentration.
« Last Edit: February 25, 2019, 08:56:19 PM by tpir04 »
I walk into Barker's Bargain Bar to find some deals. I notice the men's department and encounter some Temptation. I go over and look at some t-shirts trying to figure out which one is 1/2 Off. One shirt has Five Price Tags on it for some reason so I must go to the price scanner to find out which is the One Right Price. Next I go over to the slacks and see a sign, "2 for the Price of 1." I figure the Clearance Sale price is around $40 each. Seeing that it's a good deal, I Take Two. Time is running short, so I hurry over to the shoes department to see if I can Pick a Pair for my meeting tomorrow. I find the perfect shoes, hurry back to the Check-Out and hand the clothes to the clerk so she can ring them up. She tells me the Actual Retail Price for all the items, and I discover...

THE PRICE IS RIGHT!

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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #2 on: February 25, 2019, 09:02:19 PM »
I just read this evening on buzzer blog thatCard Sharks is the next classic game heading for a reboot. One issue I have about this, I personally cannot see this as a prime time offering; my gut feeling is that it will be a new daytime version and will likely be on NBC, paired up with the first new version of Concentration in nearly 30 years, as a new one-hour game show block, replacing the third hour of Today. The other choice would be first-run syndication paired as a two hour block with Steve Harvey's Family Feud, Alec Baldwin's Match Game and a new Press Your Luck.

There is zero chance NBC News is relinquishing an hour of Today at this juncture. Even sans Kathie Lee, the fourth hour isn't going away, at least not in the near term. Nor is Alec Baldwin hosting daily show, nor is it confirmed Press Your Luck is daily.


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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #3 on: February 25, 2019, 09:02:42 PM »
For those interested, here is the post on Buzzer Blog that mentions this:

http://buzzerblog.com/2019/02/25/card-sharks-revival-casting/

"Concentration" is not mentioned.

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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #4 on: February 25, 2019, 09:20:03 PM »
remember, he mentioned a "gut feeling"

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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #5 on: February 25, 2019, 09:24:58 PM »
remember, he mentioned a "gut feeling"

When it's a "gut feeling" that seems completely at odds with reality, you'll forgive me for being a little dubious.

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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #6 on: February 25, 2019, 10:40:17 PM »
I personally cannot see this as a prime time offering
I don't see why Card Sharks couldn't be in primetime. If they make the Money Cards a high enough prize it would certainly fit in primetime.

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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #7 on: February 26, 2019, 02:00:29 AM »
When it's a "gut feeling" that seems completely at odds with reality, you'll forgive me for being a little dubious.
At this point I'd consider any post from jaywilliams "a little dubious", given his posting history.

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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #8 on: February 26, 2019, 09:41:20 PM »
I think Match Game and Family Feud should be paired together. IMO it makes more sense, whether or not it is feasible. Family Feud did evolve from the Super Match, as we all know.

May I ask your source? I have not seen anything about a new Concentration.
No source but it is my personal two cents and opinion other than a wiki rumor from last summer that leaked a new Concentration with Stephen Cobair, but that is nothing but a wiki rumor, but we have had no remake of Concentration in nearly 30 years so it is time that NBC and NBCUniversal considers it, again my two cents.
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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #9 on: February 26, 2019, 09:43:55 PM »
There is zero chance NBC News is relinquishing an hour of Today at this juncture. Even sans Kathie Lee, the fourth hour isn't going away, at least not in the near term. Nor is Alec Baldwin hosting daily show, nor is it confirmed Press Your Luck is daily.
There might not be a choice for NBC but to give up the third and possibly fourth hours of Today. It is time for NBC to start exploring other daytime programming options, including game shows.
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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #10 on: February 26, 2019, 09:48:16 PM »
 I can confirm that indeed Card Sharks is in the works for a reboot to be aired on ABC.  I got this information from Randy West. :) He has information on his facebook page on being a contestant.
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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #11 on: February 27, 2019, 12:18:32 AM »
No source but it is my personal two cents and opinion other than a wiki rumor from last summer that leaked a new Concentration with Stephen Cobair, but that is nothing but a wiki rumor, but we have had no remake of Concentration in nearly 30 years so it is time that NBC and NBCUniversal considers it, again my two cents.
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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #12 on: February 27, 2019, 05:00:16 AM »
Holy smokes. This is exciting news. First PYL, now Card Sharks..... can we have $ale of the Century back?

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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #13 on: February 27, 2019, 09:08:46 AM »
Yaaaaay! We are in desperate need of some oldies but goodies. :)
I walk into Barker's Bargain Bar to find some deals. I notice the men's department and encounter some Temptation. I go over and look at some t-shirts trying to figure out which one is 1/2 Off. One shirt has Five Price Tags on it for some reason so I must go to the price scanner to find out which is the One Right Price. Next I go over to the slacks and see a sign, "2 for the Price of 1." I figure the Clearance Sale price is around $40 each. Seeing that it's a good deal, I Take Two. Time is running short, so I hurry over to the shoes department to see if I can Pick a Pair for my meeting tomorrow. I find the perfect shoes, hurry back to the Check-Out and hand the clothes to the clerk so she can ring them up. She tells me the Actual Retail Price for all the items, and I discover...

THE PRICE IS RIGHT!

Have a nice day.

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Re: Card Sharks next to return
« Reply #14 on: February 27, 2019, 09:37:28 AM »
There might not be a choice for NBC but to give up the third and possibly fourth hours of Today. It is time for NBC to start exploring other daytime programming options, including game shows.
That's....not how any of this works.

NBC just announced Kathie Lee's replacement. That hour is going nowhere. NBC makes serious money off the Today franchise, and until such time as that's not the case, they most certainly are not in a position of "having no choice."