You’ll want to tune in to ABC on January 7th for the kick-off of the network’s ‘Winter Fun and Games.” The evenings fun includes a new episode of Wheel of Fortune with a celebrity spin, former competitors from Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time reunite for a new quiz-show The Chase and last but not least comedian Craig Ferguson hosts a mysterious show where not everyone is who they seem in The Hustler.
Let’s take a closer look at each:
Celebrity Wheel of Fortune – Key Art. (ABC)
CELEBRITY WHEEL OF FORTUNE
Thursday January 7th (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST)
“Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” takes a new spin on the iconic game show “Wheel of Fortune” with the primetime debut of America’s Game® on America’s network, ABC. Hosted by pop-culture legends Pat Sajak and Vanna White, “Celebrity Wheel of Fortune” welcomes celebrity contestants to come spin the world’s most famous wheel and solve word puzzles for a chance to win up to $1 million. All of the money won by the celebrity contestants will go to a charity of their choice.
(9:00 – 10:00 PM EST)
The race to “The Chase” is on! “The Chase” is a heart-racing quiz show where three competitors must pit their wits and face off against the Chaser, a ruthless quiz genius determined to stop them from winning cash prizes. “The Chase” is hosted by “The View’s” Sara Haines and stars “JEOPARDY! The Greatest of All Time’’s James Holzhauer, Ken Jennings and as the Chasers.
THE HUSTLER – ÒA Puzzle, Wrapped In An Enigma, Tattooed In MysteryÓ Ð Mind-bending and enigmatic game show ÒThe HustlerÓ with host Craig Ferguson premieres MONDAY, JAN. 4 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST), on ABC. (ABC/Christopher Willard)
Thursday Jan. 7, at 10:00 -11:00 pm
Each episode of “The Hustler” follows five contestants as they collaborate to answer a series of 10 trivia questions worth $10,000 each, with the goal of building a collective prize pot that increases with each correct answer. The catch? One of the five contestants, the Hustler, already knows the answers because every question is inspired by his/her life and interests but must keep their identity a secret in order to have a shot at winning the grand prize.
We don’t know about you but we’re excited for the new year already! Readers are encouraged to keep following along with MickeyBlog for further ABC news and updates!
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