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A game show host is an individual who manages a game show, introduces contestants, and asks quiz questions to test the knowledge of said contestants.[1]



In 1938, Freddie Grisewood was the first game show host. He directed Spelling Bee, a fifteen-minute show that was broadcast in the United Kingdom over radio and television.[2]

World RecordsEdit

In June 2014, Alex Trebek set a new world record for "hosting more episodes of a single television game show than anyone else in TV history".[1] Bob Barker previously held this record, and Trebek predicted that Pat Sajak is on track to break it.

See alsoEdit


  1. ^ a b Nolan Feeney (2014-06-15). "Jepoardy Host Alex Trebek Sets Game Show World Record". Retrieved 2015-10-21.
  2. ^ "Spelling Bee (1)". UKGameshows. Retrieved 2015-10-21.