Get your game face on! Cult classic show 'The Pyramid' is making a comeback on ABC
The game show, that initially aired in 1973 is making a comeback as a part of ABC's 'Sunday Fun & Games'. The Pyramid' is considered to be a pop-culture phenomenon.
It's could just be your lucky month. 'The Pyramid' is back! The game show, that initially aired in 1973 is making a comeback as a part of ABC's 'Sunday Fun & Games'. ABC promises that the revamped version of the cult classic Emmy Award-winning show will be better than ever.
'The Pyramid' is considered to be a pop-culture phenomenon. In its upcoming third season, the show will be called, 'The $100,000 Pyramid'. It will feature a cast of all-star celebrities who take center stage and partner with contestants from across the country to compete against each other with hopes of making it to the winner's circle and the ultimate prize of $100,000.
The season three premiere of 'The $100,000 Pyramid' airs Sunday, June 10 at 9:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. You can also stream it on demand. The debut episode features two separate celebrity couples. First up, actress and comedian Leslie Jones from 'Saturday Night Live' competes against actress Julie Bowen, Claire Dunphy from 'Modern Family'.
The second game features actress Debra Messing from 'Will & Grace' and actor/comedian Mario Cantone who face off with hopes of making it to the winner's circle and the ultimate prize of $100,000.
The original series was called 'The $10,000 Pyramid' and it inspired many remakes after it aired. It spawned Pyramid series. Each series' name would be dominated by the amount of prize money. The game features two contestants, each paired with a celebrity.
Contestants attempt to guess a series of words or phrases based on descriptions given to them by their teammates. The title refers to the show's pyramid-shaped gameboard, featuring six categories arranged in a triangular fashion. The various 'Pyramid' series have won a total of nine Daytime Emmys for Outstanding Game Show, second only to 'Jeopardy', which has won 13. 'Good Morning America's Michael Strahan hosts 'The $100,000 Pyramid.'