WWTBAM returns to primetime

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Re: WWTBAM returns to primetime

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Their ratings took a drop from the week before to about 4 million viewers, they are not lighting the world on fire.

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goongas wrote:
Sat Apr 18, 2020 6:06 pm
Their ratings took a drop from the week before to about 4 million viewers, they are not lighting the world on fire.
For those not enjoying this incarnation then perhaps they will like NBC's Celebrity Escape Room on May 21? :lol:

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Nikki and Jane were quite the contrast for how they played. Jane reminded me of Alan Carver. https://millionaire.fandom.com/wiki/Alan_Carver

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MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:44 am
Nikki and Jane were quite the contrast for how they played. Jane reminded me of Alan Carver. https://millionaire.fandom.com/wiki/Alan_Carver
Should mention that Jane's in studio help was Louis Vertel.
TIL that L. Vertel works for Jimmy Kimmel as a writer.
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OrangeSAM wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:57 am
MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:44 am
Nikki and Jane were quite the contrast for how they played. Jane reminded me of Alan Carver. https://millionaire.fandom.com/wiki/Alan_Carver
Should mention that Jane's in studio help was Louis Vertel.
TIL that L. Vertel works for Jimmy Kimmel as a writer.
And Anthony Anderson's studio helper was Jonathan Groth(?), a 5-time J! champion and competitor in a TOC. I may have the last name wrong - I couldn't find him in the archive.
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earendel wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:36 am
OrangeSAM wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:57 am
MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:44 am
Nikki and Jane were quite the contrast for how they played. Jane reminded me of Alan Carver. https://millionaire.fandom.com/wiki/Alan_Carver
Should mention that Jane's in studio help was Louis Vertel.
TIL that L. Vertel works for Jimmy Kimmel as a writer.
And Anthony Anderson's studio helper was Jonathan Groth(?), a 5-time J! champion and competitor in a TOC. I may have the last name wrong - I couldn't find him in the archive.
Jonathan Groff.
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earendel wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:36 am
OrangeSAM wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:57 am
MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:44 am
Nikki and Jane were quite the contrast for how they played. Jane reminded me of Alan Carver. https://millionaire.fandom.com/wiki/Alan_Carver
Should mention that Jane's in studio help was Louis Vertel.
TIL that L. Vertel works for Jimmy Kimmel as a writer.
And Anthony Anderson's studio helper was Jonathan Groth(?), a 5-time J! champion and competitor in a TOC. I may have the last name wrong - I couldn't find him in the archive.
http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php?player_id=13163

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Jeff-thecdboy wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 10:07 am
earendel wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 8:36 am
OrangeSAM wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:57 am
MarkBarrett wrote:
Thu Apr 23, 2020 1:44 am
Nikki and Jane were quite the contrast for how they played. Jane reminded me of Alan Carver. https://millionaire.fandom.com/wiki/Alan_Carver
Should mention that Jane's in studio help was Louis Vertel.
TIL that L. Vertel works for Jimmy Kimmel as a writer.
And Anthony Anderson's studio helper was Jonathan Groth(?), a 5-time J! champion and competitor in a TOC. I may have the last name wrong - I couldn't find him in the archive.
http://www.j-archive.com/showplayer.php?player_id=13163
Groff is a writer/producer on Black-ish.

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*Australian, which makes it even more baffling. Maybe that's my Northern Hemisphere privilege speaking, though.

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MinnesotaMyron wrote:
Sat Apr 25, 2020 8:59 pm
*Australian, which makes it even more baffling. Maybe that's my Northern Hemisphere privilege speaking, though.
Crud, you're right. I hadn't read the whole article before posting. I blipped right over NSW and should have realized.

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Celeb Ike Barinholtz met his in studio helper Dave Weigel through (not named though hints gave it away) Learned League.

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MarkBarrett wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 12:12 am
Celeb Ike Barinholtz met his in studio helper Dave Weigel through (not named though hints gave it away) Learned League.
I looked WeigelD up in LL, and damn he's good! Plus I read his articles all the time (he's a Washington Post reporter). Barinholtz is a D/E rundler, so he made a wise choice in that regard.

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alietr wrote:
Fri May 01, 2020 4:25 pm
arinholtz is a D/E rundler, so he made a wise choice in that regard.
Although he finished third in his D rundle in LL84, so he's set for a promotion to C for LL85.

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That news article on the Flat Earther fail was chock full of ads... Video was impossible to watch...

But YouTube comes to the rescue!

3 minutes of hilarity... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ghVMDBsuV-0

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Volante wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:32 pm
The archive doesn't have any details about the first Celeb game it happened in, so don't know if Alex even remarked about it:
http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=2586
So, was it in place before the first time it happened? Or was it decided at the moment?
Let me help you out:
Alex: And that does it. And I'm going to make an executive decision here; Ed is on the board with -$1100, but I think we wipe that out and credit--let's make it a +$1100--

[Applause]

Alex: --and that way he'll be around to play in Final Jeopardy!

Ed: Thank you so much.

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Robert K S wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 1:05 pm
Volante wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:32 pm
The archive doesn't have any details about the first Celeb game it happened in, so don't know if Alex even remarked about it:
http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=2586
So, was it in place before the first time it happened? Or was it decided at the moment?
Let me help you out:
Alex: And that does it. And I'm going to make an executive decision here; Ed is on the board with -$1100, but I think we wipe that out and credit--let's make it a +$1100--

[Applause]

Alex: --and that way he'll be around to play in Final Jeopardy!

Ed: Thank you so much.
That's not possible, Alex must be lying. Everything that happens on Jeopardy! even Celebrity Jeopardy!, has to be codified in the official Rulebook. Wayne told me.

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jeff6286 wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 2:14 pm
Robert K S wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 1:05 pm
Volante wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:32 pm
The archive doesn't have any details about the first Celeb game it happened in, so don't know if Alex even remarked about it:
http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=2586
So, was it in place before the first time it happened? Or was it decided at the moment?
Let me help you out:
Alex: And that does it. And I'm going to make an executive decision here; Ed is on the board with -$1100, but I think we wipe that out and credit--let's make it a +$1100--

[Applause]

Alex: --and that way he'll be around to play in Final Jeopardy!

Ed: Thank you so much.
That's not possible, Alex must be lying. Everything that happens on Jeopardy! even Celebrity Jeopardy!, has to be codified in the official Rulebook. Wayne told me.
which would be the rules they had at the time, no lying going on, only stupidity on your part here today.
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triviawayne wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 3:38 pm
jeff6286 wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 2:14 pm
Robert K S wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 1:05 pm
Volante wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:32 pm
The archive doesn't have any details about the first Celeb game it happened in, so don't know if Alex even remarked about it:
http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=2586
So, was it in place before the first time it happened? Or was it decided at the moment?
Let me help you out:
Alex: And that does it. And I'm going to make an executive decision here; Ed is on the board with -$1100, but I think we wipe that out and credit--let's make it a +$1100--

[Applause]

Alex: --and that way he'll be around to play in Final Jeopardy!

Ed: Thank you so much.
That's not possible, Alex must be lying. Everything that happens on Jeopardy! even Celebrity Jeopardy!, has to be codified in the official Rulebook. Wayne told me.
which would be the rules they had at the time, no lying going on, only stupidity on your part here today.
Wait, what rule? The one Alex made up on the spot?
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triviawayne wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 3:38 pm
jeff6286 wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 2:14 pm
Robert K S wrote:
Thu May 07, 2020 1:05 pm
Volante wrote:
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:32 pm
The archive doesn't have any details about the first Celeb game it happened in, so don't know if Alex even remarked about it:
http://www.j-archive.com/showgame.php?game_id=2586
So, was it in place before the first time it happened? Or was it decided at the moment?
Let me help you out:
Alex: And that does it. And I'm going to make an executive decision here; Ed is on the board with -$1100, but I think we wipe that out and credit--let's make it a +$1100--

[Applause]

Alex: --and that way he'll be around to play in Final Jeopardy!

Ed: Thank you so much.
That's not possible, Alex must be lying. Everything that happens on Jeopardy! even Celebrity Jeopardy!, has to be codified in the official Rulebook. Wayne told me.
which would be the rules they had at the time, no lying going on, only stupidity on your part here today.
Right, you're agreeing with me that Alex was lying. He wasn't making an executive decision, he was just following the rulebook.

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