Variety: Game Show History to Be Preserved With National Archives at Strong National Museum of Play

Variety: Game Show History to Be Preserved With National Archives at Strong National Museum of Play. “The first quiz show launched on radio in 1923; now, nearly 100 years later, the National Archives of Game Show History has launched at the Strong National Museum of Play in Rochester, N.Y. Veteran TV producers Bob Boden (‘Funny You Should Ask’) and Howard Blumenthal (‘Where in the World is Carmen Sandiego?’) have co-founded the archives and will curate the collection.”

Polygon: The chroniclers of Jeopardy!

New-to-me, from Polygon: The chroniclers of Jeopardy!. “Jeopardy!, now in its 36th season, celebrates the brain’s limitless capacity to carry inessential insight. The archive is of the same breed. Those breezy interviews that Trebek conducts with the contestants after the first commercial break? The site’s moderators transcribe them like they’re court records.”

TechCrunch: Twitch’s first live game show ‘Stream On’ debuts March 8

TechCrunch: Twitch’s first live game show ‘Stream On’ debuts March 8. “Twitch’s new reality show featuring up-and-coming streamers will premiere on March 8, the company announced this morning, along with the list of the 14 personalities selected to participate. The video stars will be competing over an 11-week period for the chance to win $60,000, paid out as $5,000-per-month installments, meant to help fund their streaming careers.”