Okay, we’ll admit it: we’re suckers for TV game shows. As soon as we hear a catchy theme tune on the box, we’re straight on the sofa ready to watch a fresh batch of contestants make it or break it live on air.
But we’re certainly not alone. Brits have been hooked on TV game shows since 1938 when the BBC broadcast Spelling Bee live from Alexandra Palace. It pathed the way for a game show craze that went truly nuts in the 1950s when ITV was airing at least 1 during prime time hours for 6 nights of the week.
You’re probably familiar with all the top game shows aired today, from classics like Countdown and Blockbusters to recent hits like The X Factor and Celebrity Big Brother. But did you know many have now been turned into slot games you can play online? To celebrate World Television Day on November 21st, we’ve teamed up with the online casino bgo.com to list 5 of the best TV game show-inspired slot games currently available. Check them out below