‘Press Your Luck’ Season 2: Host Elizabeth Banks is a hit as fans say show created history with biggest win

Apart from looking ravishing in a purple dress, Banks also earned the appreciation from the viewers for being a considerate host turning the entertainment factor up several notches


                            ‘Press Your Luck’ Season 2: Host Elizabeth Banks is a hit as fans say show created history with biggest win
Elizabeth Banks (Getty Images)

ABC’s game show ‘Press Your Luck’ returned with a Season 2 tonight (May 31) to present an intense first episode, which saw the 'Hunger Games' star Elizabeth Banks serve as the host. The episode saw three contestants, Walt, Emily and Chad pitted against each other. As the segment progressed, Emily managed to outdo her fellow contestants and proceed until the last round. 

Although Emily lost all that she had earned by the end of the second round with a poor spin, Banks presented her with another chance putting back all the big bucks on the chart, with an opportunity to win everything back in the last two rounds. Luck favored Emily towards the end and the episode concluded with her taking home a brand new Tesla Model X, a Dior watch and a whopping $284,000 in cash. 

Viewers back home very quite pleased with the win, as they wrote “Game show history was made tonight when @TVPressYourLuck contestant Emily ($455,286) surpassed former contestant Pam ($127,123) and became the winningest contestant in its show’s history! #PressYourLuck."

“@TVPressYourLuck Tonight's show was the greatest in its history! What an emotional rollercoaster! This season can already end now! #PressYourLuck #NoWhammies”, added another. One fan said, “$455,286 of cash & prizes includes a Tesla X .Biggest winner in PYL History. Congrats Emily. What an Awesome start to Season 2. This maybe the vision of one future contestant that can become the first millionaire in PYL history. #PressYourLuck @buzzerblog”

Meanwhile, fans of ‘Press Your Luck’ who were thrilled to witness an exciting episode, took to Twitter to praise the game show and shower Banks with compliments for playing the perfect host. Apart from looking ravishing in a purple dress, Banks also earned the appreciation of the viewers for being a considerate host turning the entertainment factor up several notches.  

A fan wrote, “That was the greatest episode of #PressYourLuck ever! Emily, wherever you are, you made us proud tonight. Enjoy that new Tesla and all that cash as you start your new life with Daniel.”

“The bonus round shows why Elizabeth is so perfect for #PressYourLuck. She owns the bonus round so hard. It's the most exciting half hour of game shows on TV and Elizabeth makes it must-watch.” said another. 

‘Press Your Luck’ Season 2 airs Sundays on ABC. 

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