36 minutes | Jul 6, 2021

Ep 56 Game Show Scandals

It’s all fun and games … until you get caught. In the 1950s, game shows were all the rage. Producers were under immense pressure to make the shows entertaining to keep audiences tuning in. They quickly realized the guaranteed way to create drama was to rig the outcome. But when a disgruntled “loser“ blew the whistle, the hoax was revealed and the genre almost disappeared forever. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices
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