Hosts: Marc Summers, Bruce Jenner, Jason Harris Years on TV: 1986-1993 Nickelodeon kids’ channel featured plenty of slime and other messiness with the kids’ game show Double Dare.Hosted by super cheeseball Marc Summers (he of the Cosby sweaters), kids were put through their paces with trivia questions and physical challenges. Host: Peter Tomarken Years on TV: 1983-1986 Any game show where eager contestants shout out “Big bucks! ” has to make the list, despite the dorky animated “Whammy” character that took away contestants’ cash and prizes.The audience voted on which date they thought was the perfect match and the contestant would reveal his/her choice.Chuck’s interview of the couple’s date provided some of the best moments – especially when the dates were a total disaster.Get ready for the next generation of reality TV – naked dating.Created by TV company Eyework, TV show Adam and Eve is billed as ‘an incredible experiment to find true love in its purest form.’ It sees contestants taken by boat (naked) to a tropical island where they must swim to shore (naked), with the aim of finding love (naked) – you get the picture.
We’d love to see this one make a comeback – but spa vacations would have to replace a new washer and dryer, for sure.TV game shows have entertained viewers for years with everything from trivia questions to reality competitions – read on for our picks of the 25 greatest game shows of all time.Hosts: Chuck Woolery (1983-1995), Pat Bullard (1998-1999) Years on TV: 1983-1995; 1998-1999 Super-suave Chuck Woolery hosted Love Connection, a different take on The Dating Game, where contestants would select their match from three potential dates.There are plenty of other great ones out there, especially if you look at foreign game shows. and even though the show itself wasn't a big hit, her role as host was.Betty White is well known for a lot of things, including her prowess as a game show competitor. She was the first woman to win the Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Game Show Host (1983), and her competition for the title couldn't have been tougher -- she beat out Richard Dawson and Dick Clark.