Television

Popular game show Tipping Point turns 10!

Popular game show Tipping Point has turned 10 years old! The show was created exclusively for the UK audience and the first episode was launched on 2 July 2012. Who would have thought that a game and quiz show, based on a classic 2p arcade machine, would live on and be a game show favourite for over a decade? The show is still mesmerizing a large audience and just the other week, a contender managed to make headlines with the win of the highest jackpot of £10,000 – Congratulations Claudia and congratulations Tipping Point!

To celebrate these milestones for Tipping PointGala Bingo has compiled a chronological list of memorable game shows, and a guide on where you can stream some truly classic moments, that have lived with the viewers through the decades.

The post invites readers on a trip down memory lane by looking at 6 decades of game shows in the UK: Do you remember The Krypton Factor, The Adventure Game or Keep It in The Family

Here is a selection of golden classics available on Netflix and Prime Video:

Game and competition shows available on Netflix in the UK:

  • Wheel of Fortune (1983)
  • Ready Steady Cook (1994)
  • Men on a Mission (2015)
  • Naked Attraction (2016)

Game and competition shows available on Prime Video in the UK:

  • The Challenge (1998)
  • Fear Factor (2002)
  • The Block (2003)
  • 8 out of 10 Cats (2005)
  • Would I Lie to You? (2005)
  • Wipeout (2008)
  • 101 Ways to Leave a Gameshow (2010)
  • Million Dollar Money Drop (2010)

For the complete list and a closer look at some of the 10 of the biggest shows between 1960-2020, please see the blog post here. 

Gala Bingo has released a handful of posts on TV and game shows on their blog over the last months where you can access unique data and insights on British TV and viewers’ habits, presented in posts and data sheets, available for anyone to share. 

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