Press Your Luck is an American television game show created by Bill Carruthers and Jan McCormack. It premiered on CBS daytime on September 19, 1983,  and ended on September 26, 1986.  The format is a retooling of an earlier Carruthers production, Second Chance , hosted by Jim Peck and which aired on ABC in 1977.
Jun 11, 2019 · Created by Chester Feldman. With Elizabeth Banks, Neil Ross, Cathy Cisneros, Theodore Cooper. A game of wits, strategy and high stakes as contestants try to avoid the iconic WHAMMY for a chance at life-changing cash and prizes.
Sep 19, 1983 · Created by Bill Carruthers, Jan McCormick. With Peter Tomarken, Rod Roddy, Charlie O'Donnell, John Harlan. A game show where contestents answer trivia questions and then have to gamble their winnings on a randomly flashing game board.
Sep 22, 2020 · The All-New Press Your Luck was a brief revival of the program on Game Show Network that ran from 2002-2003. The ABC revival hosted by Elizabeth Banks premiered in June of 2019.
Jun 15, 2020 · Meanwhile both “Press Your Luck” and “Match Game” rose from the week before, with the former snagging a 0.7 rating and the latter a 0.6. Both hit season high viewership figures of 3.9 ...
Jun 10, 2019 · James Holzhauer’s recent 33-game run on “Jeopardy!” has turned a focus back onto game shows, so the timing is fortuitous for “Press Your Luck,” hosted by Elizabeth Banks and airing in ...
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Hosted by multihyphenate star Elizabeth Banks, Press Your Luck is a game of wits, strategy and even higher stakes as contestants try to avoid the iconic and devilish WHAMMY for a chance at life-changing cash and prizes. During each game, three contestants compete against each other answering questions to earn spins on the Big Board.
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Press Your Luck was a short-lived Australian version of the American game show of the same name. It ran on the Seven Network for a brief period from 1987-1988, and was hosted by Ian Turpie with John Deeks as the announcer.
The game was played in two halves and each half had two parts. The first part was the Question Round and the second part was the Big Board.
Prior to this, there was an Australian version of Second Chance which was also based on a short-lived American version. The Australian version ran on Network Ten in 1977, and was hosted by Earle Bailey and Christine Broadway.