The Match Game

The Match Game

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The Match Game

Match Game is an American television panel game show that premiered on NBC in 1962 and was revived several times over the course of the next few decades. The game featured contestants trying to come up with answers to fill-in-the-blank questions, with the object being to match answers given by celebrity panelists.

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Genre add_black genre
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Directed by
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Presented by
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Judges add_black judges
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Voices of add_black voices of
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Music by add_black music by
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Theme music composer
Bert Kaempfert (1962–67)
Score Productions (1967–)
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Country of origin
United States
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No. of episodes
  • The Match Game: 1,760
  • Match Game 7x: 1,455 (16 unaired)
  • Match Game PM: 230
  • Match Game (1979–82): 525
  • Match Game (1990–91): 250
  • Match Game (2016–): 54 (as of August 14, 2019)
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PRODUCTION

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Producer
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Editor add_black editor
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Running time
22–26 minutes (1962–1999)
42–46 minutes (2016–)
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Production company
  • Mark Goodson-Bill Todman
  • Productions (1962–82)
  • Sojourn Productions, Inc.
  • (1962–69)
  • Celebrity Productions, Inc.
  • (1973–81)
  • The Match Game Company
  • (1981–82)
  • Mark Goodson Productions
  • (1983–1999)
  • Orion Television (1983–84)
  • The MG Company (1990–91)
  • MG Productions, Inc.
  • (1998–1999)
  • Triple Threat Productions (2016–)
  • Entertain the Brutes (2016–)
  • El Dorado Pictures (2016–)
  • Fremantle USA (2016–)
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RELEASE

Original network
  • NBC (1962–69)
  • CBS (1973–79)
  • ABC (1990–91, 2016–)
  • Syndicated (1975–81, weekly; 1979–82 and 1998–99, daily)
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Picture format
Black and White (1962–69, kinescopes)
Color (NTSC) (1962–69, videotapes)
480i SDTV (1973–1999)
720p HDTV (2016–present)
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Audio format
Mono (1962–84)
Stereo (1990–99)
5.1 Surround (2016–)
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Original release
  • The Match Game
  • December 31, 1962 (1962-12-31) – September 26, 1969 (1969-09-26)
  • Match Game 73–79
  • July 2, 1973 (1973-07-02) – April 20, 1979 (1979-04-20)
  • Match Game PM
  • September 8, 1975 (1975-09-08)
  • September 13, 1981 (1981-09-13)
  • Match Game
  • September 10, 1979 (1979-09-10)
  • September 10, 1982 (1982-09-10)
  • July 16, 1990 (1990-07-16) – July 12, 1991 (1991-07-12)
  • September 21, 1998 (1998-09-21) – May 21, 1999 (1999-05-21)
  • June 26, 2016 (2016-06-26)

present
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CHRONOLOGY

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