TV’s only quiz show in a taxi, Discovery Channel’s “Cash Cab,” is ending its run after seven years.
(Reuters) – Investigators are examining the taxi from the Canadian edition of the TV show “Cash Cab” to see whether it had a mechanical defect that may have contributed to a fatal pedestrian accident, police said on Tuesday. A member of the show’s technical crew was driving the vehicle back to a storage facility late […]
A replica taxi used in the Canadian version of the TV game show “Cash Cab” struck and killed a pedestrian after finishing production for the day in Vancouver. Vancouver Police said a 61-year-old man from Surrey, B.C., died in a hospital shortly after being struck by the mock yellow cab late Friday night in the […]
7:42 PM The press room is closing. Thanks to those of you who stuck with me. On the whole, I thought it was much better than last years ceremony from a production standpoint, even though I am mystified by a couple of the results. Oh. Daytime Emmys, I hope this isn’t the last time I […]
Discovery’s “Cash Cab” trivia master Ben Bailey has been tapped to host NBC’s new game show, “Who’s Still Standing.” In the battle of the brains showdown, a single player has the chance to win up to $1,000,000 by taking down their opponents in fast-paced trivia rounds. The hook? The contestants who answer a question incorrectly […]
BY: DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK – “Cash Cab” is spreading the wealth. The Discovery Network show that turns a New York City cab ride into an instant game show is launching a spinoff version based in Chicago next spring. Comic Beth Melewski, a “Second City” cast member, will be behind the wheel. The expansion comes […]
We may never know why James J. Lee, the gunman killed in Wednesday’s hostage-taking at Discovery Channel headquarters, became so fixated on Discovery and its co-owned networks. Discovery Channel Hostage-Taker Hated Programming But if we can’t learn why, we can at least try and identify what he was so obsessed about – specifically, which programs […]