Game show fans have another reason to love their favorite shows. These classic television programs are still on the air. Besides the prizes they give away on TV, they also have online contests.
Jeopardy: This famous quiz show hosted by Alex Trebek offers great prizes for world travel lovers through the Explore the World Sweepstakes. During the sweepstakes run, you need to watch the show and enter the Final Jeopardy category of the show for an entry into the sweep. Some of the exotic locations these expeditions have taken winners include the Sea of Cortez, Machu Picchu, Antarctica, Baja and the Upper Amazon. Learn more at http://jeopardy.tumblr.com/search/sweepstakes.
Let's Make a Deal: This classic game show originally aired in the 1960s and was hosted by Monty Hall. It's been revamped several times and is now presented by Wayne Brady of Whose Line Is It Anyway? fame. The giveaway page at the website has off and on sweeps. There may not be listings all the time but bookmark http://www.cbs.com/shows/lets_make_a_deal/giveaways/ to check back for the latest.
The Price is Right: Who can forget host Bob Barker and that audience full of cheering, jumping potential contestants? The current version of this show is presented by Drew Carey. The giveaway page has ongoing listings of various prizes, each with their own entry link. Learn more at http://www.priceisright.com/giveaways/.
Wheel of Fortune: Pat Sajak and Vanna White's smiling faces greet you at the game show site's sweepstakes page. The most recent sweeps included a Disney cruise and the $5K Every Day, which is an ongoing contest. For the latter, you need to join the Wheel Watchers Club. Learn more at http://www.wheeloffortune.com/newsandevents/sweepstakes/.
Who Wants to be a Millionaire (US Version): This show is of British origin and had a popular prime time run in the US hosted by Regis Philbin. It airs now on daytime TV and is presented by actor/comedian Cedric the Entertainer. The US show site occasionally lists sweepstakes. One of the most recent was a family resort vacation for four to Disney World. Bookmark the website to check back for the latest sweeps at http://millionairetv.dadt.com/.
For more fun at home through these shows, consider these game offerings:
Jeopardy - Xbox 360
Wheel of Fortune - Nintendo Wii