'The Chase': Air time, how to live stream, plot and all you need to know about ABC trivia game show
Be it physically intensive game shows like 'American Ninja Warrior' or shows that put your mental capacity like 'Jeopardy!' to the test, either way, one thing is for sure, game shows know how to keep participants and audiences on the edge of their seats.
With a show for every mood, you can pick from trivia-based shows such as 'The $100,000 Pyramid' or some light-hearted fun, as seen on 'Small Fortune' -- there is something for everyone. But if you're specifically on the lookout for a show that pushes your mental prowess, then 'The Chase' might just be for you. Although it follows the classic trivia format, it also features 'Chasers', former 'Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time' all-stars, who are out to get contestants before they can get their hands on the grand prize.
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The newest season of 'The Chase' premieres on Sunday, June 6, at 9 pm ET.
How to live stream
You can live stream the series on ABC and Hulu.
The gameplay for 'The Chase' follows a format wherein each contestant needs to answer as many questions as possible within one minute, to cash in more, money. The contestant then goes up against 'The Chaser' where they both must now answer a series of questions, where the contestant's focus is to move the money along the gameboard, without being caught by the chaser.
The player then moves along the board depending on just how much of a risk they are willing to take -- questions taken closer to the chaser position yields higher rewards, while questions are taken further away ensures their safety. However, it is paramount to not get caught the entire time.
The official synopsis says, 'The Chase' is a heart-racing quiz show where three competitors must pit their wits and face off against the chaser, a ruthless quiz genius determined to stop them from winning cash prizes. Each hour-long episode is a fast-paced battle of brainpower, where contestants are challenged to think faster than they ever thought possible to answer up to 166 questions across all topics.
A TV host and journalist, Sara Haines has worked on shows such as 'The View' and 'Strahan, Sara and Keke' and as a correspondent on Today, ABC News, and 'Good Morning America'. Haines was a correspondent for 'Good Morning America' back in 2013 and then went on to join 'The View' for its 22nd season.
Recently, Haines had a cameo on 'The Falcon and the Winter Soldier' where she played herself, as she interviewed character John Walker, who is the new Captain America. She has also been nominated for three Daytime Emmy Awards.
Apart from Haines, the show will also see four chasers this season, namely 'Jeopardy! Greatest of All Time' alums Ken Jennings, Brad Rutter and James Holzhauer, along with UK 'chaser' Mark Andrew Labbett.
There is no trailer for 'The Chase' yet. Watch this space for more updates.
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