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    Elizabeth Banks to Host ‘Press Your Luck’ Revival on ABC

    ABC Entertainment and Fremantle announced on May 2 that actress, director and producer Elizabeth Banks — mostly known from such films as the ‘Pitch Perfect’ franchise, ‘The 40-Year Old Virgin’ and ‘The Hunger Games — is set to host the return of the classic game show “Press Your Luck”. Based on the CBS daytime version […]

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    ABC Announces Summer Premiere Dates

    From ABC: Building on the previous “Summer Fun & Games” brand, ABC is expanding its slate of game shows to three nights, adding four new series to the upcoming schedule. In addition to bringing back the iconic “Press Your Luck” and “Card Sharks” to TV, ABC will launch two new alternative shows – “Holey Moley,” […]

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    ‘Press Your Luck’ Game Show Reportedly Revived at ABC

    The website Buzzerblog first reported last Thursday that the ABC network is bringing back the classic 80’s game show “Press Your Luck“. The new version is currently looking for contestants via PressYourLuckCasting.com. The show, produced by Fremantle with John Quinn (“Celebrity Name Game”, “Match Game”, “25 Words or Less”) as showrunner, will film in Southern […]

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    Top Five ‘Press Your Luck’ Moments

    On September 19, 1983, CBS debuted the daytime game show “Press Your Luck”. It was the most memorable revival of the original ABC’s ‘Second Chance’ from 1977. The classic game show that involved Big Bucks and Whammies only lasted three years on CBS but rose to prominence in afternoon reruns on USA Network from 1987 […]

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