troperville

tools

toys


main index

Narrative

Genre

Media

Topical Tropes

Other Categories

TV Tropes Org
random
Creator: Bob Stewart
Game Show creator and producer who, as part Mark Goodson's staff from 1956-65, created Password and To Tell the Truth. He developed The Price Is Right independently (as Auction-Aire), and it was picked up by Goodson-Todman in 1956. In 1965, Stewart left Goodson-Todman and started his own production company with Bill Cullen as emcee many times.

Stewart died on May 4, 2012 and, while he had nothing to do with the current CBS version of Price, the show recognized him as its creator in a post-show memorial on May 7 a marked (and welcome) change from several instances in the 1980s-90s where Bob Barker referred to Goodson as the show's creator.

Produced the following shows:

  • The Sky's the Limit (circa 1955)
  • Eye Guess (1966-69) and its unsold revival, Punchlines (December 30, 1979)
  • The Face Is Familiar (1966; began as a 1965 pilot hosted by Jack Clark)
  • Celebrity Doubletalk (October 23, 1967)
  • Personality (1967-69)
  • You're Putting Me On (1969)
  • Second Guessers (December 29, 1969; unsold pilot where Jack Carter and Jack Clark are in the wrong spots...and the audience just can't wait to leave)

  • Monday Night Quarterback (late 1970 or early 1971; unsold pilot hosted by Jerry Kramer)
  • Says Who? (May 28, 1971; unsold pilot hosted by Geoff Edwards)
  • Three On A Match (1971-74)
  • The $10,000 Sweep (August 4, 1972; unsold pilot hosted by Jack Clark, with the tapedate proudly displayed right at the start)
  • The Pyramid series (1973-80, 1981, 1982-88, 1991; began as a pilot called Cash on the Line)
  • Jackpot! (1974-75, 1985-88, 1989-90; also had a 1984 pilot hosted by Nipsey Russell)
  • Winning Streak (1974-75)
  • Blankety Blanks (1975)
  • The Finish Line (October 27, 1975; unsold pilot hosted by Alan Kalter)
  • Caught in the Act (November 10, 1975; unsold panel-based game hosted by Jim Peck)
  • Shoot For the Stars (1977; began as two 1976 pilots called Shoot the Works) and its revival, Double Talk (1986)
  • Get Rich Quick! (October 30, 1977; unsold first attempt at Go!'', with a unique bonus round)
  • The Riddlers (November 4, 1977 {two pilots}; hosted by David Letterman, easily the most enjoyable thing about the show)
  • Pass the Buck (1978; pilots taped on May 7-8, 1977)
  • The Love Experts (1978-79; pilots taped circa 1975 {hosted by Jack Cassidy} and January 4, 1978 {hosted by Cullen})
  • Caught in the Act (April 29, 1979; unsold Pass the Buck-esque game hosted by Jack Clark)

  • Chain Reaction (1980, 1986-91; original pilot taped October 28, 1979)
  • Strictly Confidential (1980; unsold pilot hosted by Dick Clark)
  • Twisters (October 23, 1982; unsold pilot hosted by Jim Perry that blends elements of several Stewart games and shuffleboard)
  • Famous Last Words (1983; unsold pilot hosted by Geoff Edwards)
  • Go (1983-84)
  • $50,000 A Minute (1985; two pilots, hosted by Geoff Edwards and Meredith MacRae)
  • Money In the Blank (July 26, 1987; unsold CBS pilot whose endgame recycled the Three On A Match board)
  • Eye Q (1988; unsold pilot hosted by Henry Polic II)

  • The Finish Line (May 9, 1990; unsold pilot hosted by Lynn Swann)

Steven SpielbergProducersOliver Stone

alternative title(s): Bob Stewart
random
TV Tropes by TV Tropes Foundation, LLC is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Unported License.
Permissions beyond the scope of this license may be available from thestaff@tvtropes.org.
Privacy Policy
9613
47