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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

quiz′ show`(n.)

  1. a radio or television program in which contestants compete, often for prizes, by answering questions. Also called quiz′ pro`gram.

    Category: Showbiz

    Ref: Compare game show.

Origin of quiz show:

1940–45

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  1. quiz show(Noun)

    A game show in the form of a quiz

Freebase

  1. Quiz Show

    Quiz Show is a 1994 American historical drama film produced and directed by Robert Redford, and written by Paul Attanasio, based on Richard N. Goodwin's memoir Remembering America. It stars John Turturro, Rob Morrow, and Ralph Fiennes, with Paul Scofield, David Paymer, Hank Azaria, and Christopher McDonald appearing in supporting roles. The film chronicles the Twenty One quiz show scandals of the 1950s, the rise and fall of popular contestant Charles Van Doren after the rigged loss of Herb Stempel, and Congressional investigator Richard Goodwin's subsequent probe. Goodwin co-produced the film.

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