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Title: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: bhvictory on February 03, 2007, 05:34:16 AM
Details of the new series of Gameshow Marathon coming soon to ITV1.  According to ukgameshows.com, the following will be played:

The Price is Right
Blockbusters
Blankety Blank
The Golden Shot
Name That Tune
Mr & Mrs
Play Your Cards Right
Bullseye
Title: Re: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: Patchy on February 03, 2007, 09:32:37 AM
Sounds terribly boring...

All but Blockbusters of course.
Title: Re: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: crinos43 on February 06, 2007, 02:51:41 AM
What are "The Golden Shot" and "Mr. And Mrs.?"
Title: Re: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: bhvictory on February 06, 2007, 09:26:59 AM
The Golden Shot was an early interactive gameshow in which viewers phoned in and the idea was to direct a blindfolded cameraman with a crossbow to shoot directly at a target in order to win big cash prizes.
It ran from 1967-1975.

Mr & Mrs involved married couples answering questions based on each other's daily habits, work, hobbies, etc.  and how much they really know about each other.
It ran from the early 70s, although not continuously.
Title: Re: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: gshowguy on February 06, 2007, 11:01:52 AM
"Mr. & Mrs."...

...sounds like a British version of The Newlywed Game.
Title: Re: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: Patchy on February 06, 2007, 04:29:43 PM
Your powers of deduction are most impressive .. sigh

Actually the Mr and Mrs Game is older, HTV West Kinda produced it so Im sure it aired here on HTV Wales well before it went national on the ITV network.

I think HTV Wales did produce a Welsh version though.

Makes me question who owns the licence to the game, im guessing Carlton.
Title: Re: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: kinyo on February 07, 2007, 04:59:54 AM
another price is right.
Venon Kay and his wife hosting

boring  i can't stand Vernon kay
Title: Re: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: bhvictory on February 07, 2007, 10:04:51 AM
According to ukgameshows.com, it seems it first aired in 1964 and was then produced by ATV, with HTV picking up the format around 6 years later.
Title: Re: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: kinyo on February 09, 2007, 01:15:36 AM
Whats the point of doing tpir and it has been taken off the air?
Title: Re: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: bhvictory on March 29, 2007, 07:59:23 AM
Look out for the series.  It's filming now!
Title: Re: UK Gameshow Marathon - 2007!
Post by: bhvictory on April 02, 2007, 11:47:39 AM
7th April ! ! ! (Beginning with TPiR)