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Tell Them What They've Won - America's Favorite Game Show Podcast

40 EpisodesProduced by Tom Bastek and Mike JacobsWebsite

Join The Game Show Guys, Tom Bastek and Mike Jacobs as they bring you stories about game shows, both past and present. This podcast will showcase a different game show each week, as well touch on game show news, interviews and more.

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Episode 20 - The Really BIG Show!

September 14th, 2020


Join us this week as we wrap up season one with a REALLY BIG SHOW! We feature six different game shows that feature the word "big" in them. Plus Christian gives us even more great info beyond the news! Previews of the …

Episode 20: The Really Big Show TRAILER!

September 11th, 2020


Join us this week as we close out season one with a really BIG show! We will look at six, count 'em, six featured shows, have even more contributions from Christian and announcements for what is coming up next season!

Episode 19: Win, Lose or Draw

September 7th, 2020


This week Tom and Mike take a turn in Burt Reynolds' living room and talk all things WLD. Find out which one of them has the lowest rating for a game …

Episode 19 - Trailer

September 5th, 2020


This week we are asking the age old question, "Can you draw 'Purple People Eater?'." If you can, and your team can guess it in 60 seconds, you may …

Episode 18 - Gambit

August 31st, 2020


This week we are featuring one of Mike's favorite shows. I mean favorite X-men character. Well, both. Christian concludes his investigation into the lost episode of Carmen Sandiego and more!

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Episode 18 - Trailer

August 29th, 2020


This week we are featuring one of mike's favorite shows. I mean favorite X-men character. Well, both. Check it out this week!

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Episode 17 - The Gong Show

August 24th, 2020


This week Mike and Tom tackle one of the zaniest shows to ever broadcast on television. They both surprise themselves on their final opinion of the show, and Christian gets to the bottom of the lost episode of Where in …

Episode 17 - Trailer

August 22nd, 2020


This week our featured show is on the hunt for talent. Tom definitely feels that his bowling skills are qualified enough to be a part. Can you tell what we are GOiNG for?

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Episode 16 - Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?

August 17th, 2020


This week we go back to the glory days of learning geography by watching unhappy children play WITWICS?. A solid part of Mike's upbringing and we …

Episode 16 - Trailer

August 15th, 2020


In this week's trailer Tom does everything in his power to guess what this week's featured show is. Can you tell from the hint's Mike gives as to what it is? Listen and let us know!

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Episode 15: Hollywood Squares

August 10th, 2020


This week Mike and Tom finally define their roles by fighting about the worth of the featured game show, Hollywood Squares. Christian comes at us …

Episode 15 - Trailer

August 6th, 2020


This week the Game Show Guys are featuring a game based on a true childhood favorite. Can you figure out which game it is? Find out this MOnday wherever fine podcasts are downloaded. (Or honestly, wherever you are …

Episode 14: American Gladiators

August 3rd, 2020


This week we are featuring our most physical game show yet, American Gladiators. Join Tower (Mike) and Nitro (Tom) as they talk all things AG and Turbo (Christian) joins them for the news. Tom also puts Mike through a …

Episode 14 - Trailer

August 1st, 2020


What do horse poop, an Elvis Impersonator and Armitron have in common? They are all related to our featured show this week. See if the hints in this teaser can help you figure it out and we'll gladly give you a thumbs …

Episode 13: The Joker's Wild

July 27th, 2020


This week The Game Show Guys are embracing the little devil on our shoulder and featuring the Joker's Wild. Mike's virgin ears are pierced with the …

Episode 13 - Trailer

July 26th, 2020


This week we are embracing the little devil on our shoulder and featuring a game show that involves lots of gambling themes. And although we don't …

Episode 12: Scrabble

July 20th, 2020


This week we kick it old school with the crossword style game, Scrabble! Listen in as Mike and Tom geek out about Chuck Woolery's hosting skills, and …

Episode 12 - Trailer

July 18th, 2020


This week MIke and Tom go back in time to talk about one of their favorite game show hosts in the show that he is not best known for. Listen in to this trailer and see if you can figure out what show we are featuring …

Episode 11: Password

July 13th, 2020


This week on the show, Mike and Tom feature a game show that  is totally approachable for almost any age with minimal game play but a whole bunch of …

Episode 11 - Trailer

July 11th, 2020


This week on the show can Mike and Tom feature a game show that has been fictionalized a time or two. Listen to the celebrity pair-ups in this trailer to find out what approachable feature we have for you this week. 

Episode 10: Supermarket Sweep

July 6th, 2020


This week on the show we talk about the nostalgic hit of Supermarket Sweep. Christian has the news, Mike and Tom go down the Toys R Us Super Toy Run …

Episode 10 - Trailer

July 4th, 2020


Does Mike have what it takes to make it on our next featured game show? Listen in and tell us what your guess is for this week's episode! #tomhastoomuchfunwiththese

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Episode 9: Remote Control

June 29th, 2020


On the show this week we go back to the late 80s / early 90s and get into the craziness that was Remote Control. We also have Christian with the …

Episode 9 - Trailer

June 27th, 2020


This week we are featuring a show that takes us back to the 80s and 90s. What is it? Listen up and give us a guess!

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Episode 8: Match Game

June 22nd, 2020


This week we visit the celebrity party that is Match Game. Mike and Tom go head to head on the feels for it, and Christian has a _____ beginning to the news. Listen in to fill in the blank! 

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Episode 8 - Trailer

June 20th, 2020


Mike and Tom are going head to head on this one! Is it great or is it terrible! Get out your orange shag for this!

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Episode 7: Cash Cab

June 15th, 2020


Special guest and host of Cash Cab: Chicago, Beth Melewski, joins the show and takes us behind the scenes and gives us the inside scoop on everything Cash Cab! Plus Mike and Christian nerd out on video game tennis and …

Episode 7 - Trailer

June 11th, 2020


This week we take the production to another level because we have a very special guest on the show. That and I just like making Mike and I have to …

Episode 6: Double Dare

June 8th, 2020


Mike and Tom take a HUGE trip down the nostalgia highway by going back in time to showcase Double Dare,  everyone's favorite kids game show from the 80s till today! Find out where the name GAK came from, how the sights …

Episode 6 - Trailer

June 5th, 2020


Can you guess what game show we are going to feature this week? 10-year-old Mike Jacobs can! Listen in to what will probably be our messiest episode …

Episode 5: Who Wants to be a Millionaire?

June 1st, 2020


This week on the show Christian comes in with the news, Tom talks about how he used to host a local version of Millionaire, and Mike makes the discovery that he is smarter than the average millionaire. Listen in to hear …

Episode 5 - Trailer

May 29th, 2020


Sometimes I think we have as much fun with the trailers as we do the podcast. See if Mike can figure out what the feature game show is going to be this week. Better yet, can you?

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Episode 4 - The Pyramid

May 25th, 2020


This week we feature the game show that won nine daytime emmy awards and had more name changes than any other game show in history - The Pyramid! Tom gets to talk dead people, Christian from joins us live …

Episode 4 Trailer - The Pyramid

May 22nd, 2020


Listen in this week and find out about DEAD PEOPLE! Well, At least two hosts are dead. But the Pyramid is a National Treasure!

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Episode 3 - You Bet Your Life

May 19th, 2020


This week we go WAY back in time to welcome Groucho Marx to the party. It is You Bet Your LIfe and we talk all about it. We are proud to bring in our new partner, and their News Editor, Christian Carrion …

Episode 3 Trailer - You Bet Your Life

May 15th, 2020


Week Three has us going old school to bring back the days of Groucho Marx. You won't believe some of the guests they had on this show! Tune in this …

Episode 2 - The Price is Right

May 11th, 2020


This week we talk about all things Price is Right. Well as much as we can cram in, anyway. Literally, the history of the Price is Right is the history of the game show. Plus what is new in the world of game shows and …

Episode 2 Trailer - The Price is Right

May 8th, 2020


This week, we're talking The Price is Right! Join us for 30 minutes of game show news and information, plus Mike will shave his head. #gameshow #awesome

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Episode 1 - Family Feud

May 1st, 2020


Welcome to Tell Them What They've Won! This is our first episode where we discuss what is new in the world of game shows and showcase our featured show, Family Feud! From Richard Dawson to Steve Harvey, we talk about …

Episode 1 Trailer

April 23rd, 2020


Join us this week as we debut our brand new podcast! Our featured show will be Family Feud! 

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