Tuesday, February 21, 2017

#1 in 1955: The $64,000


In 1955 a game show craze swept the country. The top show was Revlon's $64,000 Question, a quiz show that became embroiled in the game show scandal of the 1950's. It was alleged that Revlon tried to influence the show's outcome to provide for a more dramatic competition. The ensuing scandal would result in the end of shows sponsored by single corporations.