Game shows just aren’t what they used to be. Don’t get me wrong, I’m way to young to have watched THE NEWLYWED GAME as originally broadcast. Still though, I remember watching reruns of this show as a kid. The show originally aired on ABC on July 11, 1966.
Bob Eubanks was the original host of the show and managed to host 2,195 episodes in the shows first run. He was only 28 years old when he began hosting. He is credited with coining the phrase “making whoope”, which believe it or not, was controversial at the time.
Here is a classic clip: