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GSN launches 'Winsanity Live' so viewers can play along at home

By Benjamin Lichtman, Contributor

June 23, 2016 | 2 min read

Winsanity, a new show from the Game Show Network (GSN) actually let's viewers participate and play from home. The fast-paced show premiered earlier this month and is hosted by Donald Faison, from Scrubs and Clueless.


GSN's Winsanity Live

Contestants attempt to rank ten interesting facts in numerical order. An example of which could be, “Which is greater: the number of marriages each year in the US, or the number of President Barack Obama’s Twitter followers?” (Ans: Obama Twitter followers).

The show gets the audience involved by making them a stakeholder in the success of the contestant. When the contestant wins something, audience members can win something as well. Conversely, when a contestant fails, the audience loses as well, with prizes increasing as the game goes on.

The new Winsanity Live website, which can be found here, allows viewers to play along. GSN partnered with iPowow to create the site that enters participants into sweepstakes to win the same prizes that contestants win on the show.

Winsanity airs Thursday and 9/8 Central.

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