Pretend You're a TV Host and We'll Guess Which Game Show You'd Win

ENTERTAINMENT

Heather Cahill

6 Min Quiz

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About This Quiz

To be a great TV host, you have to have a few things. Charisma is one, which can make people listen to what you have to say in a genuine way. Wit is another great trait so that you can make people laugh or enjoy themselves as they listen. Looking at some of the greatest TV hosts of all time, like Johnny Carson or Ellen DeGeneres, they all share the traits of being personable and likable. Do you have what it takes to be a great host?

Part of being a TV host includes some less desirable factors, such as long or random working hours. What makes up for it is that you get to do a job that you love and have fun while doing it! If you host a game show, you also get the feel-good moment of giving away money or other prizes to your contestants if they prove that they can win it. Meeting new people and having excellent communication skills all come with this job. Many people dream of finding themselves as the star on one of these shows!

If you're ready to live out your prime-time dream, then what are you waiting for? Spend a day as a TV host, and we'll tell you what game show you'd win it all on!

It's important to plan out what kind of show you'd like to put on. What type would you like to host?

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Let's get down to the numbers. How many contestants would you like to have?

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Time to design your dream set. What does the stage that you'll spend most of your time on look like?

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Think of your inspiration as a TV host. Which host would you aspire to be most like?

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Will you be standing behind a podium as you perform?

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Half the job is getting there! Where will you film your show and go to work everyday?

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Would your show require you or the contestants to travel around?

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It's important to be well-versed and rehearsed for this job. What does preparation for filming look like to you?

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How often would you film your episodes?

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Here is what everyone wants to know! What prize are your contestants playing for?

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It's time to play dress-up. How would you dress for the show?

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Hosting is a scary job sometimes, but there are ways to get yourself pumped before it. What's your pre-show ritual?

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Can you decide on how long you'd like your show run for?

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Some hosts have a natural signature voice, while others put on their best made-up voice. Do you have a distinctive voice that you'll use when hosting?

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Will your show involve physical as well as mental elements?

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OK, now that the planning is over, it's your time to shine. You're opening the show, so how will you start it off?

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Some hosts love to throw in a few great little stories from their lives. Would you ever tell anecdotes?

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How much research would you dedicate to your show?

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Unfortunately, it's something all hosts have to deal with. What would you do if a contestant got a question wrong?

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It's time for a commercial break! How will you entertain the audience?

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Would you ever add some witty remarks to the show?

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Will you consider doing any holiday or special episodes or is that off-limits?

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If you've got some difficult questions, would your show have an option for hints?

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You might find that something unexpected happens during an episode. What would you do if you determine something to be unfair in the show?

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Hosts meet a lot of people. Do you remember details about the people you speak with?

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Anything on television is bound to receive feedback, but how would you deal with critics or trolls?

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What kind of advice would you give to the contestants when they're feeling unsure?

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Would you ever make jokes with the contestants or audience?

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In your opinion, what would be the most unique thing about your show?

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Think about your lasting legacy. What would people remember you for?

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