OTHER SHOWS OF NOTE
Whether putting a new spin on old favorites or introducing new formats to meet emerging market needs, Ralph Edwards Productions is continually broadening our reach to deliver proprietary content to new generations of viewers. The following shows were short-lived, but long-lasting in appeal.
This audience participation program challenged picked-from-the-audience contestants to recognize the faces of celebrities and people in the news. Ben Alexander hosted the show, with announcer Tom Kennedy, during the show’s one-year run.
ABC TV 1960-1961 - 5/week
Ralph Edwards Productions, in association with Stu Billett Productions, entered the popular dating show arena with Bzzz!. This year-long show was hosted by Annie Wood.
Syndication 1996-1997 - 5/week
This game show format pitted three contestants against each other to identify which of four listed items was out of place. The show was created by Mark Maxwell-Smith, hosted by Arte Johnson and announced by Jay Stewart. The format was successfully revamped by the BBC as Odd One Out in 1983.
NBC TV 1977-1978 - 5/week
This courtroom drama was patterned after The People’s Court, with a notable exception - this story-driven version featured scripted re-enactments of actual trials. Produced in association with Stu Billett Productions and announced by Chuck Riley, the show aired three seasons in syndication.
Syndication 1986-1989 - 5/week
This romantic reality show featured couples that were interviewed individually to tell their versions of how they met and the events that led up to a break-up. At the end of the episode, the host told viewers which couple ultimately got back together, and which split permanently. Love Stories was hosted by Days of our Lives star Kristian Alfonso and was produced in association with Stu Billett Productions.
NBC-TV 1991-1992 - 5/week
Family Medical Center
Set in a doctor's office, this daytime show featured dramatized stories of medical emergencies. The cast included Lauren Woods, Sheila Wills, Wortham Krimmer, Eileen Conn, and Matti Leshem, along with announcer Chuck Riley. Produced in association with Stu Billett Productions.
Syndication 1988-1989 - 5/week