With all of the new things that this year has brought like the great resignation becoming a movement, Elon Musk committing to creating what he says will be the “best robot in the world”, crypto taking smart investors by storm, and new wearable technology being used in healthcare, we often forget about the simple things.
More specifically, we forget to talk about what’s new in entertainment. Not entertainment news or celebrity news that you can expect to see in tabloids or on your newsfeeds. But for sheer enjoyment that we can get weekly, right from our televisions that allow us to stimulate our minds, and get in a healthy amount of laughter. We’re talking about game shows!
As 2022 progresses, you might like to know about the upcoming game shows that are sure to make for great family night’s, fun hours of viewing with friends or neighbors, or even just a relaxing hour alone with the quest of the show, and the humor that the host gives us. If you’re not a fan of game shows, who knows, after reading this, you might become one. Let’s take a look at the 5 game shows of 2022 that you might want to stay tuned for.
The Amazing Race
Everyone knows the Amazing Race! With the chance to travel the world in a 21 to 30-day race with a $1,000,000 prize at the finish line and great perks for every first-place win along the way, it’s hard not to become a fan. The original release date of The Amazing Race 33 was on January 5, 2022. It airs on CBS and features 11 teams of 2. If you want to get caught up, The Amazing Race 33 airs on Wednesdays at 9 p.m. EST on CBS. You can also watch the show live on other platforms such as Paramount + or FuboTV.
Jeopardy! National College Championship
It’s like college football but it’s Jeopardy! With the special logo designed for the show itself, you’ll notice that something feels familiar. What would that be? The feeling of primetime. For those that love jeopardy, you’ll get a kick out of this, especially if you enjoy the sporty feel. You can expect to see 36 students from 36 colleges battling in the tournament for the chance to win a $100,000 prize. The battle lasts nine days and is sure to be entertaining. The show was released on February 8th on ABC.
You may or may not have heard of The Mole. This show was a reality game show that was originally released on January 9th, 2001. How it works is a group of 14 American strangers is put through multiple physical and mental challenges throughout the show. So here’s the thing with The Mole. It was actually canceled after four seasons but there’s been talk about a revival.
So why is it relevant for 2022? Well, there has been speculation that The Mole will be returning in 2022. Its original network was ABC when it was released, but when it’s brought back to life, it may end up on Netflix. For fans of this show, or those that are curious, stay on the lookout! If you like fast-paced shows with the feeling of a good mystery this might be the show for you. After all, just like everyone else, you’ll be wondering who the mole is the entire time.
American Song Contest
If you’re a fan of talent shows, you might get a kick out of the American Song Contest. It’s important for you to know that this contest is an adaptation of the Eurovision Song Contest. The original Eurovision Song Contest gained great popularity in the U.S., so fans are eager to see how the American Song Contest is going to play out.
There are sure to be some differences, and that’s going to be the fun part. There are some names that you may recognize that is already set to host an episode, if you’re interested you’re going to have to tune in. You will see all 50 states, five territories, and Washington DC all fight for the title of “Best Original Song”.
Who can resist a great season of Survivor? If you have followed Survivor since it aired on May 31, 2000, you’re probably excited for the new season of 2022. If you’re excited, you have some time to prepare. The planned release date for Survivor 42 will be on March 9, 2022. What’s more, CBS recently released photos of all 18 cast members.
So, if you’re curious about who will be competing in the next couple of weeks, that information is readily available for the fans that are waiting. COVID-19 caused the production to be delayed for over a year. Because of this, both seasons 41, and 42 were filmed back to back.
Know The Importance of Having Fun
Amid all the new technologies, movements, and social changes that are happening around us, it can be easy to forget about having fun. It’s important to take a break and focus on some things that are a bit more simplistic every now and then. While many things in this world have changed for better or for worse, there is still a lot of good to be found.
This is true as long as we know how far we have come and continue taking steps towards making our communities and relationships with those around us stronger.
We will always need entertainment like game shows because they give us something simple yet meaningful that we can look forward to regularly. And with so much uncertainty in the world, it’s nice to know that you can count on your favorite, or new favorite game show host being on TV every week with some games, fun, laughs, and new information prepared just for you.