90s dating game shows
Hosted by comedian Ben Bailey, this game show on wheels is a clever diversion from your typical trivia show – and makes you wish the cash cab would pull up the next time you hail a taxi.Hosts: Jim Lange (1965-1980), Elaine Joyce (1986-1988), Jeff Mc Gregor (1988-1989), Brad Sherwood (1996-1997), Chuck Woolery (1997-2000) Years on TV: 1965-1980; 1986-1989, 1996-2000 The Dating Game is the original matchmaking game show (Take that, The Bachelor!It’s tic-tac-toe, celebrity style – what’s not to love?
Host: Jeff Foxworthy Years on TV: 2007- present Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader is genius, right?
TV game shows have entertained viewers for years with everything from trivia questions to reality competitions – read on for our picks of the 25 greatest game shows of all time.
Hosts: Chuck Woolery (1983-1995), Pat Bullard (1998-1999) Years on TV: 1983-1995; 1998-1999 Super-suave Chuck Woolery hosted Love Connection, a different take on The Dating Game, where contestants would select their match from three potential dates.
And don’t forget sidekick Jimmy Kimmel for the fun factor during the first three years.
Hosts: Bob Eubanks (1966-2000), Jim Lange (1984), Paul Rodriguez (1988-1989), Gary Kroeger (1996-1997) Years on TV: 1966-2000 The Newlywed Game delivered some of the best TV game show memories in the history of the genre.
A 1998 revival put Whoopi Goldberg in the center square for four seasons.