As they say on Best Week Ever, in case you missed it: Winners at last weekend’s Game Show Awards on GSN:
Best Game Show: Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?
Best Game Show Host: Howie Mandel, Deal or No Deal
Favorite Classic Game Show: Match Game
Best Reality Competition Show: Dancing With the Stars
Favorite Dating or Relationship Show: The Newlywed Game
Favorite Celebrity Team: The Brady Kids (Barry Williams, Mike Lookinland, Eve Plumb and Susan Olsen) for their appearance on Trivial Pursuit: America Plays
Favorite Game Show Models: The Briefcase Models, Deal or No Deal
Most Outrageous Game Show Contestant: Excited Contestant Dances a Jig (Josh Silberman), The Price Is Right
Favorite Game Show Theme Song: Jeopardy!
Favorite Parting Gift: Turtle Wax
Favorite Interactive DVD Version of a Game Show: Deal Or No Deal
Favorite Celebrity Player: Betty White, for her appearances on Million Dollar Password
Best Announcer: Rich Fields, The Price Is Right
Smartest Game Show Contestant: Kathy Cox, Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader?
Favorite Game Show Catchphrase: “Come on down!” from The Price Is Right
Favorite Price Is Right Pricing Game: Plinko
Favorite Game Show Sound Effect: New Puzzle, Wheel of Fortune
Favorite Prize: A new car!
Favorite Board/Box Game Turned Game Show: Trivial Pursuit
Favorite Online Game: Bejeweled
Did GSN get it right? You can’t argue any time Plinko or Betty White get some love, but Howie Mandel as best game show host? Better than Trebek or the delightful Drew Carey? Nah.
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