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Appearing on TV shows for fun, fame & fortune : a guide for audiences, contestants & guests
Ellis, Lee, 1949-
Personal Author:
First edition.
Publication Information:
River Falls, WI : Americana Group Pub., [2001]

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198 pages ; 28 cm
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Show-by-show listings explain all details involved in becoming a member of the studio audience, contestant, or guest on various TV shows. Methods are given for acquiring audience tickets, contestant information, and studio information by telephone, regular mail, and Web sites. Each entry includes information on production seasons, days of taping, and chances of getting a ticket, as well as where and when to show up. All tickets and appearances listed are free. Shows include game and talk shows, sitcoms, and reality shows. Ellis writes celebrity biographies and has written books on autograph collecting. c. Book News Inc.

Table of Contents

Introductionp. v
Author's Notep. vii
Chapter 1 Appearing on Game/Quiz Shows
The Family Feudp. 3
Hollywood Squaresp. 5
I've Got A Secretp. 7
Jeopardyp. 9
Name That Videop. 11
Powerball the Game Showp. 13
The Price is Rightp. 15
Rock'n Roll Jeopardyp. 19
Street Smartsp. 21
Supermarket Sweepp. 23
To Tell The Truthp. 25
The Weakest Linkp. 27
The Wheel of Fortunep. 29
Who Wants To Be A Millionairep. 31
Win Ben Stein's Moneyp. 37
You Don't Know Jackp. 39
Blind Datep. 41
Change of Heartp. 43
Chapter 2 Appearing on Talk Shows
Jenny Jonesp. 47
Jerry Springer Show (The)p. 49
Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn (The)p. 51
Late Night with Conan O'Brienp. 53
Late Show with David Letterman (The)p. 55
Live with Regis and Kellyp. 59
Maury Show (The)p. 61
Montel Williams Show (The)p. 63
Other Half (The)p. 65
Oprah Winfrey Show (The)p. 67
Politically Incorrectp. 69
Queen Latifahp. 71
Ricki Lakep. 73
Rosie O'Donnell Show (The)p. 75
Sally Jessy Raphael Showp. 77
TalkBack Livep. 79
Tonight Show with Jay Leno (The)p. 81
View (The)p. 83
Chapter 3 PBS Shows
Antiques Roadshow (The)p. 87
Austin City Limitsp. 89
This Old Housep. 91
Reading Rainbowp. 93
Chapter 4 Appearing on Comedy Shows and Sitcoms
According to Jimp. 97
All Thatp. 99
Beckerp. 101
Bob Pattersonp. 103
Candid Camerap. 105
Daily Show with Jon Stewart (The)p. 107
Dharma and Gregp. 109
Drew Cary Showp. 111
Ellen Showp. 113
Emerilp. 115
Everybody Loves Raymondp. 117
Frasierp. 119
Friendsp. 121
Grounded for Lifep. 123
Inside Schwartzp. 125
Just Shoot Mep. 127
King of Queensp. 129
Mad TVp. 131
Man Showp. 133
My Wife and Kidsp. 135
Nathan's Choicep. 137
Nikkip. 139
Saturday Night Livep. 141
Spin Cityp. 143
That 70's Showp. 145
Titusp. 147
Wayne Brady Show (The)p. 149
What About Joanp. 151
Whose Line is it Anywayp. 153
Will and Gracep. 155
Yes, Dearp. 157
Chapter 5 Appearing on Court TV
Divorce Courtp. 161
Judge Hatchettp. 163
Judge Joe Brownp. 165
Judge Judyp. 167
Judge Mathisp. 169
Moral Courtp. 171
People's Courtp. 173
Power of Attorneyp. 175
Chapter 6 Appearing on Reality TV Shows
Big Brotherp. 179
The Amazing Racep. 179
Survivorp. 179
Murder in Small Town Xp. 179
Love Cruisep. 179
Temptation Islandp. 180
Boot Campp. 180
Real Worldp. 180
WWF Tough Enoughp. 180
Jail Breakp. 180
The Runnerp. 181
The Molep. 181
Fear Factorp. 181
Lostp. 181
Cannonball Runp. 181
Chapter 7 Other TV Shows
QVC Networkp. 185
Food TV Emeril Livep. 187
MTVp. 189
It's A Miraclep. 191
Appendix Studio Geographic Locationsp. 195
Indexp. 197