Saturday, September 1, 2018

What's Up Ahead.....

On the next Game Show Live!.....

-We look at the 2018 Wayney Awards.....
-An outlook on Food network this fall....
-And a lightning rant on where quiz apps will go in the next year.

It's all the way live on Game Show Live! Get schooled!

Friday, August 31, 2018

Livewire! 8/31

Madison Brunoehler: From Game Show Live!, this is.....................

Livewire! Your news.......with sass. Presented by venom. If you don't watch out for the'll kill ya.

And now from our Game Show Live! Newsroom, here comes Pierre Kelly!

Me: Thank you Madi2theMax, welcome to Livewire!  With a very long holiday weekend ahead, an old rule states you can't wear white after labor day, but red, white, black, tan, yellow, or brown,
It really doesn't matter, we can all get down, So get out your white socks for the last 72 hours or less and let's.......get wired!

The 2019 Miss America Competition' To Broadcast Live Sunday, Sept. 9, at 9:00 p.m. EDT from Atlantic City's Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on the ABC Television Network
The Miss America Organization and ABC announced today that choreographer, host and dancer Carrie Ann Inaba will host "The 2019 Miss America Competition." Joining Inaba as co-host for the evening is television personality Ross Mathews when the competition airs live on ABC from Atlantic City's Jim Whelan Boardwalk Hall on SUNDAY, SEPT. 9 (9:00 - 11:00 p.m. EDT).
Inaba, a judge on ABC's "Dancing with the Stars," hosts this year's historic competition where 51 women from around the country will take center stage competing for the job and scholarship dollars that come with the crown of Miss America 2019. Mathews will join Inaba and anchor reports throughout the evening from backstage, sharing all of the glitz, glam and candidate activities, while also providing commentary and updates from the arena floor and a skybox position at Boardwalk Hall.


Asia Argento has been fired as a judge on X Factor Italy, sources confirm to The Hollywood Reporter
Audiences will still see her on the first seven episodes of the season, which were already shot earlier this summer, beginning Sept 6. The episodes include initial auditions to narrow down competitors for the 12 final spots.
The live portion of the show will officially begin with a new judge and the main cast from Oct. 25. Sources say that Sky Italia does not want to penalize the 40,000 people who initially attended the casting for one of the final 12 coveted spots on the show. The process would have to be scrapped and started anew if the show cut Argento completely to start casting from scratch.
The news follows allegations in The New York Times that Argento paid a $380,000 settlement to former child actor Jimmy Bennett for a sexual assault in California when he was 17 and she was 37. The age of consent in California is 18. She has admitted to the payout, but has denied all charges.
Italian papers first reported that she has been fired from the show over the weekend.

Alec Baldwin is set to star as Batman's father in the JOKER origin film, according to Variety. Baldwin will play Thomas Wayne and appear opposite Joaquin Phoenix.
Todd Phillips will be writing and directing the film. This Warner Bros. project is separate from the Jared Leto-led Joker that appears in Suicide Squad.
Writing the script with Phillips is Scott Silver. The film will delve into how the Joker became a criminal mastermind.
Also starring in the film is Robert De Niro, who will be portraying a talk-show host who plays a part in driving Phoenix's character to go mad. Also set to be in the film are Zazie Beetz and Marc Maron.

Nothing makes your long weekend ahead like a 30-second song break with Lilbumblebear which starts as soon as I order a pizza from Uber Eats....which was this month's sponsor......

Back to the news.

Simon got punk'd!

On AMERICA'S GOT TALENT this past Wednesday, Simon Cowell set Tyra Banks up on some blind dates, but then completely sabotaged it by secretly coaching prospects through the date. Check out the video below.
After a record-breaking season 12, summer phenomenon "America's Got Talent" returned on Monday, May 29 with creator and judge Simon Cowell returning alongside Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howie Mandel.

Supermodel, entrepreneur and business CEO Tyra Banks joined the team last summer as host and melded effortlessly with the judges, bringing her unmistakable personal flair and verve to the show.

And here's the clip:

There, you happy now?

Miranda Lambert is single know the rest.

The 34-year-old country music star -- who is divorced from recording artist and "The Voice" coach Blake Shelton -- was speaking to The Tennessean newspaper about her latest collaboration with her Pistol Annies bandmates when she made the comment.
"Since our last record, we've had two divorces, a marriage, two babies and one on the way," the former "Nashville Star" finalist said, referring to herself and fellow musicians Angaleena Presley and Ashley Monroe.
"Now we've got two husbands, one single and happy, and I just feel like we live such crazy lives."
"That's a lot of life to be lived in just five years between three women, and I feel like we're just telling the story of what all of that is and doing it very honestly."
Lambert admitted her high-profile romances aren't always easy to manage.
"Love is a hard road sometimes and it's been a roller-coaster ride for me, but I'm definitely thankful for all the ups and downs because I've had some really good songs come out of it," she said.
"You've got to take the bad parts and put them on paper and then move on to the happy parts."


Viva Warped Wall!

"American Ninja Warrior" presents night one of the National Finals shows from Las Vegas, where the season's top competitors face the world's toughest obstacle course. Ninjas will tackle the first of four separate stages on Monday, August 27 and Monday, September 4. The season finale featuring stages two, three and four airs September 10 (8 p.m. ET/PT). Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbajabiamila host and Kristine Leahy co-hosts.
"American Ninja Warrior" returned for its 10th season this summer and its seventh full season on NBC.

Snoop Dogg loves to put his name on stuff he enjoys, which makes a fair amount of sense when he’s hosting a game show or selling a line of fancy bongs, and now he’s venturing into a new field of branding with his very first cookbook. This comes from The Guardian, which says the new collection of recipes, From Crook To Cook, will be available in October. The recipes are all explicitly “cannabis-free,” but the publisher promises that they’ll still “satisfy those munchies.” In a statement, Snoop Dogg offered this pretty solid quote: “You know it’s blazin’ up in my kitchen. I’m takin’ the cookbook game higher with a dipped and whipped collection of my favorite recipes, ya dig?”
Rolling Stone has some more information on the specific recipes, saying they range from “classy” (like Lobster Thermidor, the most Snoop Dogg-y of all Thermidors), “stoner-friendly” (like tacos), and even “Snoop Dogg-themed” (like gin and juice). We’re very curious what the other Snoop Dogg-themed recipes will be, since the example they used is the most obvious one possible. Maybe some variation on puppy chow, the peanut butter/chocolate/Chex mixture? He could call it Doggy Chow.

In keeping with America's Got Talent....
Cowell, Who Created the "Got Talent" Franchise, Continues to Serve as Executive Producer
Pact Is Announced as Cowell Is Honored With Star on Hollywood Walk of Fame
UNIVERSAL CITY, Calif. - Aug. 22, 2018 - Simon Cowell, the creator of the global "Got Talent" franchise, the biggest TV format in history and whose opinion on any act can have enormous impact, has renewed his multi-year deal with NBC as a judge on the juggernaut hit series "America's Got Talent."
He'll remain an executive producer on the series.
Cowell became a judge on "America's Got Talent" for season 11 in 2016, joining Howie Mandel, Mel B and Heidi Klum. His influence on the judges' table is profound and can shape global careers.
"Simon Cowell is an extraordinary showman whose success stories over the years on multiple continents speak for themselves," said Paul Telegdy, President, Alternative and Reality Group, NBC Entertainment. "We are thrilled that he will continue as a judge on 'America's Got Talent' and that his stewardship of the franchise will go forward for many years to come."
"Few people have impacted the world of entertainment as significantly as Simon Cowell," said Trish Kinane, FremantleMedia North America President of Entertainment Programming. "He knows what it takes to find and nurture talent, and he knows how to entertain an audience, creating enduring and much-loved formats. We look forward to continuing our creative partnership."
"I want to thank NBC for their continued passion and belief for 'America's Got Talent' over the past few years," Cowell said. "Without NBC, we wouldn't be making 'Got Talent' and I'm very proud to work with them. Together, with a fantastic production team, we have been able to attract the best talent in the world. I'm very excited for the next few years."


Time to check the Game Show Live! bulletin board.


From the producers of American Ninja Warrior, a brand new game show is looking for some of the brightest folks around the country!

Considered a "Ninja Warrior for the mind," this show is the ultimate battle of the brains and offers contestants the chance to win a life-changing cash prize! They say the brain is our most important muscle … it's about to get a serious workout.

Do you have the speed, stamina, and focus to compete against the most mind-blowing mental agility course ever created? Apply today!


Quick story: 

According to Deadline, Jane Lynch is set to return to the second season of Amazon's breakout series THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL. Lynch guest starred in the first season as Sophie Lennon. The first season of THE MARVELOUS MRS. MAISEL earned 14 Emmy nominations. Read more about the news from Deadline here!

Now we end with Alyse Black closing the month of August and this:

That's all for now, but remember one thing: How many black shirts does Simon Cowell have in his closet? I'll let you take a guess.

 So until next time and all the on playas. 

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Netflix and Gorf

This week.....Netflix adds some gaming stuff.....

Shazam goes for 3......

and a moment in game show history. All this and.....

The sign of Dele Ali.   


Madison Brunoehler: From coast to coast..............

And Across America.....and the world.........this is..............

Now here is America's favorite contestant, Pierre Kelly!!!!! 

Me: Thank you Madi2TheMax and this of course is  Game show Live! As live as it gets, as live as it happens and as live whenever you feel like it. Let's get into it with......

 The Opening Toss-Up story.  

Sure netflix is known for changing the way you binge watch a show, but we go inside for the newest format into the streaming service: Game shows.

Only one on the service, let's check it out:

A Netflix Original recipe for freshly baked episodes of The Great British Baking Show.

Serves: 3 new seasons of The Great British Baking Show available in the US only on Netflix

- 12 grams of amateur bakers
- 10 rounds of competition
- 2 presenters, Noel Fielding and Sandi Toksvig
- 2 judges, Paul Hollywood and Prue Leith
- 1 UK broadcaster, Channel 4
- Baked with love by Love Productions, with star bakers/executive producers Anna Beattie and Richard McKerrow
- A dash of Netflix

- Pre-heat Netflix with 4 previous seasons (Netflix collections 1-4, which are UK seasons 4-7)
- Mix equal measures bakers, presenters, judges, and British decorum in the Baking Show tent
- Repeat signature, technical, and showstopper challenges until a star baker emerges
- Let cool after airing on Channel 4 in the UK
- Serve 10 new episodes at once on
- Netflix in the US on August 31, 2018 (Netflix collection 5, which is UK season 8)
- Assemble 10 additional new episodes to be served later this year (Netflix collection 6, which is UK season 9) and in fall 2019 (Netflix collection 7, which is UK season 10)
- Drizzle remaining dough with cheer for 2-episode holiday specials set to debut on Netflix in the US each holiday season in 2018, 2019, and 2020
- Best enjoyed cozied up on the couch with butter, jam, and clotted cream
- Extra Helpings: An extra collection called "The Great British Baking Show: The Beginnings" will also come to Netflix in the US later this year (UK season 3, which originally baked in 2012)

This recipe comes on top of two game greenlights from Netflix earlier this week announced at the Edinburgh TV Festival by Brandon Riegg, VP of Unscripted Originals and Acquisitions for Netflix, where he outlined his vision for unscripted programming as his portfolio increases.
The line up includes:
- The Final Table, coming later this year: The Final Table is a global culinary competition show featuring the world's most renowned chefs fighting for a spot at the elite, Final Table made up of the greatest chefs from around the world. The series features 12 teams of two chefs from around the world cooking the national dishes of Mexico, Spain, England, Brazil, France, Japan, the U.S., India and Italy. Each episode focuses on a different country and its cuisine, with celebrity ambassadors, food critics and that country's greatest chef eliminating teams until the finale. In that last episode, only one of our competing chefs will win a place at the Final Table amongst the world's best, joining the nine celebrity legendary culinary icons. These are Enrique Olvera (Mexico), Andoni Aduriz (Spain), Clare Smyth (UK), Helena Rizzo (Brazil), Vineet Bhatia (India), Grant Achatz (US), Carlo Cracco (Italy), Yoshihiro Narisawa (Japan) and Anne-Sophie Pic (France). The series will be presented by Andrew Knowlton, James Beard Award-winning Writer and Editor at Large, Bon Appétit. Created and exec produced by Robin Ashbrook (MasterChef, MasterChef Junior) & Yasmin Shackleton (MasterChef, MasterChef Junior). The production company is theoldschool.
- Flinch, later this year Flinch is a new all action comedy game show with one simple rule: do not flinch. The show is set on a remote farm in the hills of Ireland where brave and foolish contestants gather to test their nerve against three fiendish games. If they flinch, there are painful consequences both for them, and for our hosts, who have each chosen a player to represent them in the games. The series is hosted by comedians Desiree Burch, Lloyd Griffith and Seann Walsh. The series is produced by Stellify Media (Celebs in Solitary, Beauty Queen and Single)

The end of August brings in a monthly tradition: The Yay & Yawn of August. Here goes.

The yay: PBS honoring Betty White. Who doesn't?

The Yawn: FNGenius. Once it was off the got a near crash and burn. 

After this commercial word, We're beating Shazam.....for the 3rd time.   That's.......when Game Show Live returns. 

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Madison: Some members of our viewing audience will receive....

A catered dinner from Uber Eats. That's about 9 cars coming to your house for a labor day barbecue thakns to some local and national restaurants blowing all your HQ and other trivia app winnings on chicken wings and whatever else for your friends to come over and binge watch Netflix......or the WWE network. Now back to our catering server, Pierre Kelly!

Me: Thank you Madi and welcome back. Later on, we announce Grimsborough's hottest vegan. This'll be fun.

It's back and taking notes. Pun intended.

Jamie Foxx and his daughter Corinne will be returning to the interactive music game show Beat Shazam for a third season.
Fox has renewed Beat Shazam for season three, with both Jamie and Corinne committed to remaining with the series as host and deejay, respectively.
Jeff Apploff and Wes Kauble created the show and serve as executive producers with Jamie Foxx, Mark Burnett, Barry Poznick, Rich Riley and Lauren Zalaznick.
"I am beyond excited that Beat Shazam is getting picked up for a third season," stated Jamie Foxx. "Huge thank you's to our creator, Jeff Apploff, and to Mark Burnett and MGM, as well as the team at Fox for believing in us and giving us the opportunity to help change more peoples' lives through our shared love of music."
"Jamie Foxx is a one-of-a-kind entertainer who continues to bring his signature high energy and love of music to this show," said Rob Wade, President, Alternative Entertainment and Specials, Fox Broadcasting Company. "It really is great fun for the whole family – including Jamie and his daughter, Corinne, our resident deejay. Together with the brilliant Mark Burnett and Jeff Apploff, they have inspired contestants, audience members and viewers at home to play along, and we can't wait to see the Beat Shazam band re-unite for Season Three.". 

But if music trivia isn't your thing, you might as well lip sync because.....

On the heels of its third-consecutive Emmy(R) nomination for Outstanding Structured Reality Program, the global multiplatform hit franchise, "Lip Sync Battle" is returning for a fifth season on Paramount Network. Twelve new half-hour episodes will premiere in 2019.
"Lip Sync Battle" has delivered over 1.5 billion cross-platform views since launch and boasts over two million YouTube Channel subscribers and over two million fans on Facebook.
The global multiplatform hit series, "Lip Sync Battle," is hosted by entertainment icon and two-time GRAMMY Award-winner LL COOL J and television personality, #1 NY Times Best Selling author, and model, Chrissy Teigen.
"Lip Sync Battle continues to grow rapidly across the globe and is now seen in more than 120 countries around the world due in large part to our incredible hosts LL Cool J and Chrissy Teigen, the dream team!," said executive producers Casey Patterson and Jay Peterson in a joint statement. "We feel we reached new heights with the Emmy-Nominated(R) Michael Jackson LIVE Episode in January and are excited to show the fans all of the big surprises we have in store for Season 5!"
The "Lip Sync Battle" franchise has expanded exponentially over the last year with a hit series on Nickelodeon, "Lip Sync Battle Shorties," featuring real-life kids lip-syncing pop songs in celebration of their favorite artists, along with a partnership with Carnival Cruise Lines. "Lip Sync Battle" can be seen in 120 countries with original format versions airing in 20 countries. 

Something beautiful is about to happen......

Lifetime's hit beauty competition series, American Beauty Star began production on its second season this week in Atlanta. Created by Herrick Entertainment, Season 2 brings a whole new trio of judges including the world's original supermodel, Christie Brinkley; Hearst Magazines Chief Beauty Director, Leah Wyar; and world acclaimed, celebrity fashion and beauty photographer,Yu Tsai joining new host international superstar model Ashley Graham and mentor, world acclaimed celebrity makeup artist, Sir John. Each judge will use their unique experience to determine who stays in and who packs up their brushes in each episode.
This season will include an exclusive partnership with Hearst Magazines, spearheaded by Holly Whidden, head of Hearst Magazines entertainment division. The collaboration will include social and digital content across Hearst titles, unique challenges inspired by the high end magazines - including fan favorite COSMOPOLITAN - as well as the opportunity for the winner of season 2 to be featured in a top Hearst publication.
Iconic beauty brand Revlon joins the series as the exclusive beauty sponsor across all categories, providing Revlon color cosmetics, nail and beauty tools along with Revlon Professional hair products for contestants to use in challenges. There will also be two dedicated Revlon challenges this season which will push contestants to the limit to impress the judges and host Ashley Graham, Revlon's Global Brand Ambassador. Other sponsors include Disney, Microsoft, JTV, "Waitress" the Musical, Zenni Optical and She Wigs.
Debuting in 2019, American Beauty Star Season 2 will consist of 13 episodes, leading to an explosive LIVE season finale event. Viewers from across the country will be able to vote for their favorite artist to help determine who will be the next American Beauty Star.
American Beauty Star is created by and produced by Herrick Entertainment. Norton Herrick, Ross Elliot, Sue Kinkead, Ashley Graham and season one host, Adriana Lima, serve as executive producers. Gena McCarthy, Christian Murphy, James Bolosh and Jim Hoffman executive produce for Lifetime. Holly Whidden serves as an executive producer for Hearst. 

Newlyweds will dance.....but not together......

"Dancing with the Stars" Season 27 professional dancers have been announced and will include engaged couple Val Chmerkovskiy and Jenna Johnson.
Chmerkovskiy, 32, and Johnson, 24, will compete in Season 27 of the ABC reality competition, the network announced Tuesday.
Cheryl Burke, Sharna Burgess, Emma Slater, Lindsay Arnold, Witney Carson, Sasha Farber, Gleb Savchenko, Artem Chigvintsev, Keo Motsepe, Alan Bersten and Brandon Armstrong will also serve as pros in the new season.
"Pros @iamValC and the reigning champ, @Dance10Jenna, return this season! #DWTS," Dancing with the Stars confirmed on its official Twitter account.
Johnson came to fame on Fox's "So You Think You Can Dance" and joined "Dancing with the Stars" as a pro in Season 23. She won Season 26 with her celebrity partner, Olympic figure skater Adam Rippon.
Chmerkovskiy, the brother of fellow "Dancing with the Stars" pro Maksim Chmerkovskiy, has competed in Seasons 13 through 25.

Now we move on to the segment about a galaxy of game shows for any Samsung Galaxy phone.....or any other phone.....

The real live online quiz truth in real live online quiz news, suckers!

Starting with the big behemoth known as HQ.....

This past Sunday, August 26, marked the one-year anniversary of HQ Trivia's launch on the App Store for iPhone.
HQ host Scott Rogowsky appeared on Yahoo Finance's "Midday Movers" show on Friday to discuss the future of the game, revealing that parent company Intermedia Labs has plans to expand the live, interactive concept to other games.
The plans go beyond HQ Sports, hosted in the main HQ app twice a week, and the separate UK edition of the game:
We already have a sports vertical. HQ Sports goes live Tuesday and Friday nights at 10 o'clock. We have a UK edition. HQ UK. They have a whole team out there in London, working on building it nationally. There are other games in the pipeline. I can't announce them, but I do know that we're close to launching things… this is just the first brick in the wall of potentially a whole network of live mobile gaming that I think is really the full potential here. 

Meanwhile, they did the players a favor:

So we at Game Show Live! picked our favorites. First we start with @pacdude:

Next is @Yourweatherman:

Next is @Ekleck70:



This cute one from @andyShefsky:

And @animated1991:

If you got anymore, I'll let Madison Brunolehler tell you where to send your savage question remixes, Madi?

Madison: To write to Pierre with your questions, comments or just plain fun stuff,  please send it to the email address below or write it via snail mail to:
1711 ALLY MAQUE DRIVE, Ste. 101
Be sure to include a self addressed Stamped envelope when you write. Back to the guy who always loses at Question 12,  Pierre Kelly!

Me: Thanks Madi. What's that smell? Oh yeah.....your perfume you brought from Macy's at the Dead Curve Mall. 

(song stops)

Now where's the segment music? I got more to say.

Thank you. Over to the Monster of Monroe, La known as That's Right. I got a hold of them and asked if Android is about to roll. Here's what they said:

So keep your Androids open for that. Meanwhile, with the $3500 Big Monday game in tow, their Instagram put this game on hold. Here's why:

To put another way, they are testing the kinks for Android.

And that sadly was the real live online quiz truth in real live online quiz news, suckers!!!!!

(song stops)

We got more on Buzz'd Out in a Game Show Live! follow along. Yeah, I know. I'm not making you sick and tired of it, but it's a blog, so let's go. One cameraman sent to us a preview for one of your holiday shows. Would you like to see it?

Spooky. What's you know what else is creepier? The dim lights. Look.

Even so, our camera crews went behind the scenes for it.

Can't wait for the new ones to arrive.

Time for a Gamestop Game Break. Here's a Quizzo screengrab and look at this question with 3 possible answers. Only one of which is correct. 

Let's take a Google Play music interlude for a pit stop from Alyse Black as we end Alyse in August.

And let's hope you're not lost on the answer:

The Cyclone started as an option for the 1964 Mercury Comet. It featured a 289 cu in (4,736 cc), 210 hp (156.6 kW) engine and a sporty look. It had a spoked steering wheel and bucket seats. Some of the engine parts were chromed.

If anyone remembers game shows the way we used to watch it, then take your mind and body on a trip for our Game Show Live!......

Warp Ahead!

That's it for this week. Today's consolation prize is  a box of 90's snacks. Enough to fill your belly and reminisce. It comes with Gushers, Dunkaroos, Squeez-Its and more.

Don't forget to email me at, Pierre Jason Kelly on FB and @Johnny_Arcade on twitter. Also I'm on Snapchat as MisterGSN and Instagram as Mister_WCW. We will return next Wednesday, and until we return, Play on playas.