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    • The $64,000 Question


    • 100.000 of niets

    • 100.000 of niets (100,000 or nothing) was a Flemish TV quiz, broadcast on the Flemish public service TV station N.I.R. (nowadays the VRT), between 1956 and 1959 on Sunday evenings. It was one of the most popular TV shows from the Flemish pioneer years. "100.000 of niets" was originally part of another quiz, "Knal, ... Read »


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    • AGB Nielsen Philippine TV ratings controversy

    • A legal conflict among AGB Nielsen Philippines, GMA Network and ABS-CBN Broadcasting Corporation for an alleged television ratings breach that occurred in Philippine cities Bacolod and Iloilo has been ongoing since the last quarter of 2007. On December 20, 2007, Judge Charito Gonzales, Quezon City Regional Trial Court ... Read »


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    • Sandeep Anand (actor)

    • Sandeep Anand is an Indian television actor. He is best known for his portrayal of Sajan on Life OK sitcom May I Come In Madam? and Billu in F.I.R., which aired on Sab TV. Anand began acting at the age of seven. His television debut came in 2007 when he appeared in the comedy series Sun Yaar Chill Maar, which aire ... Read »


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    • Casting couch

    • The casting couch, casting-couch syndrome, or casting-couch mentality is the trading of sexual favors by an aspirant, apprentice employee, or subordinate to a superior in return for entry into an occupation, or for other career advancement within an organization. The term casting couch originated in the motion picture ... Read »


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    • Dotto

    • Dotto is an American television game show that was a combination of a general knowledge quiz and the children's game connect the dots. Jack Narz served as the program's host, with Colgate-Palmolive as its presenting sponsor. Dotto premiered on January 6, 1958 as part of CBS' daytime lineup. Due to its popularity, an a ... Read »


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    • Frank Farian

    • Frank Farian

      Frank Farian (born Franz Reuther 18 July 1941, Kirn, Germany) is a German record producer and songwriter, best known as the founder and voice behind the 1970s disco-pop group Boney M. and as the mastermind and voice behind the lip-synching group Milli Vanilli. His tendency to create bands with a visual image distinct f ... Read »


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    • Fitts for Fight

    • Fitts for Fight was a female duo consisting of Ellinor Aurora Aasgaard and Julie Ilona Balas from Kristiansand in Norway. They became known when it was revealed that the songs they claimed to have written themselves were made by demoscene musicians and downloaded from micromusic.net, while the two women added their own ... Read »


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    • Martin Flood

    • Martin Flood (born 4 July 1964 (1964-07-04)) is an Australian quiz show contestant who competed in the show Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?, and participated in the short-lived program The Master. Flood was an I.T. analyst for Westpac bank at the time of winning Millionaire. He lives in New South Wales and reti ... Read »


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    • Hello Pappy scandal

    • Hello Pappy Scandal

      The Hello Pappy scandal, alluding to the nickname of involved host Willie Revillame and the Hello Garci scandal, was a scandal surrounding an incident during the August 20, 2007 episode of the Filipino variety show Wowowee, broadcast by ABS-CBN. During the episode, a technical error occurred during the final jackpot ro ... Read »


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    • Charles Ingram

    • Charles Ingram

      Charles William Ingram (born 6 August 1963) is a former British Army major who made headlines worldwide after being convicted of cheating to win the one million pounds jackpot on the game show Who Wants To Be A Millionaire? in 2001. He was convicted on a single count of deception. He is married to Diana Ingram (born 1 ... Read »


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    • Man vs. Wild

    • Man vs. Wild

      Man vs. Wild, also called Born Survivor: Bear Grylls,Ultimate Survival,Survival Game, Real Survival Hero or colloquially as simply Bear Grylls in the United Kingdom, is a survival television series hosted by Bear Grylls on the Discovery Channel. In the United Kingdom, the series was originally shown on Channel 4, but l ... Read »


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    • Milli Vanilli

    • Milli Vanilli

      Milli Vanilli was a German R&B duo from Munich. The group was founded by Frank Farian in 1988 and consisted of Fab Morvan and Rob Pilatus. The group's debut album Girl You Know It's True achieved international success and earned them a Grammy Award for Best New Artist on 21 February 1990. Milli Vanilli became one of th ... Read »


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    • Our Little Genius

    • Our Little Genius

      Our Little Genius is a game show produced for the Fox network that was pulled before making it to air, hosted by Kevin Pollak. The program was slated to premiere on Fox on January 13, 2010, at 9:15 PM Eastern following American Idol with a special 45-minute episode, with further episodes being 60 minutes. However, the ... Read »


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    • Lou Pearlman

    • Lou Pearlman

      Louis Jay "Lou" Pearlman (June 19, 1954 – August 19, 2016) was an American record producer and fraudster. He was the manager of successful 1990s boy bands such as Backstreet Boys and NSYNC. In 2006, he was accused of running one of the largest and longest-running Ponzi schemes in history, leaving more than $300 mi ... Read »


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    • Quiz Show (film)

    • Quiz Show (film)

      Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical film produced and directed by Robert Redford, and written by Paul Attanasio, based on Richard N. Goodwin's memoir Remembering America: A Voice From the Sixties. It stars John Turturro, Rob Morrow, and Ralph Fiennes, with Paul Scofield, David Paymer, Hank Azaria, and Christopher M ... Read »


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    • 1950s quiz show scandals

    • The American quiz show scandals of the 1950s were a series of revelations that contestants of several popular television quiz shows were secretly given assistance by the show's producers to arrange the outcome of an ostensibly fair competition. The quiz show scandals were driven by a variety of reasons. Some of those r ... Read »


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    • The Russell Brand Show prank telephone calls row

    • In an episode of BBC's The Russell Brand Show broadcast on Saturday 18 October 2008, comedian Russell Brand and presenter Jonathan Ross left prank calls made to actor Andrew Sachs that led to controversy. Brand and Ross had called Sachs to interview on-air; when he did not answer, they left a series of lewd messages on ... Read »


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    • Taylorology

    • Taylorology was a fanzine centered on the unsolved 1922 murder of Hollywood silent film director William Desmond Taylor. The editor was Bruce Long, a staff member at Arizona State University. The first issue was published in 1985, and two more printed issues followed. In April 1993, it switched to monthly electronic p ... Read »


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    • Timbaland plagiarism controversy

    • The 2007 dance-pop song "Do It" features elements plagiarized from "Acidjazzed Evening", a chiptune-style track composed by the Finnish demoscene artist Janne Suni. Timbaland, the song's producer, admitted to sampling Suni's work, but did not believe his usage constituted "stealing", calling the allegations "ridiculous ... Read »


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    • Twenty One (game show)

    • Twenty One is an American game show originally hosted by Jack Barry which aired on NBC from 1956 to 1958. Produced by Jack Barry-Dan Enright Productions, the program became notorious for being a rigged quiz show which nearly caused the demise of the entire genre in the wake of United States Senate investigations. The 1 ... Read »


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    • Aman Verma

    • Aman Verma

      Aman Verma (born 11 October 1971) is oan Indian television anchor and an actor. As an anchor, Verma is best known for hosting the famous game show Khullja Sim Sim on Star Plus from 2001 to 2004. His other hosting duties were with Mini Mathur in the first season of Indian Idol on Sony Entertainment Television and Zee TV ... Read »


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