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Feel the buzz: the rise and rise of the quizshow in lockdown

theguardian.com

 2020: the year of the quiz

There was the , of course: a staple of the first lockdown during which many of us combin...

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The quiz is the oldest TV format of them all; the earliest TV shows were quizzes adapted from the radio.

There are probably four rules to a good quizshow:

  • The game’s got to work; there’s got to be something intrinsic about it that sustains itself, day in, day out...

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  • Dealing with the anxiety of a global crisis: at a time when many of us have learned to doubt anything claiming to represent objective fact, there is a certain truth about quizzes: you are either right or wrong.
  • The certainty of knowledge: Quizshows a...

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Nostalgia is an important part of the pandemic. This helps to explain the appeal of Quiz and it helps to explain the appeal of quiz shows, too. 

Pre-internet, there was a premium on knowing things. And there still is. But there was also the reborn sense of television as a coll...

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