Newswire: Fox announces game show network that sounds better than Game Show Network

Today a conglomeration of media conglomerates, including Fox and FremantleMedia North America, announced plans to launch a classic game show network called Buzzr TV—it’s like a traditional quiz show buzzer, you see, but without that fuddy-duddy “E.” Set to debut this summer, Buzzr will draw on Fremantle’s vast store of game show reruns, which most notably includes the Mark Goodson library. Buzzr will air as a digital subchannel on Fox’s owned-and-operated stations in the United States. (To find out if you live in a market with a Fox O&O, see if your Fox affiliate is on this list. Congratulations, Gainesville-area readers!)

With plans to re-air old games like To Tell The Truth, Match Game, Card Sharks, and Monty Hall’s Let’s Make A Deal, Buzzr’s programming will resemble the early days of Game Show Network, which started broadcasting in December 1994 with a similar …

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