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Looks like we might have an answer soon to whether or not Chain Reaction will get renewed on GSN. It depends on Sony deciding if they want to take it to first run syndication. While scanning tvnewscheck.com I found an article that mentioned syndicators were already trying to ready shows for 2016. As usual court and talk shows were the main focus, but small blurbs toward the bottom mentioned CR, but said Sony hasn't made any firm decisions on what to do yet. Bigger news was the list of potential new games for 2016, as all are remakes or extensions. Looks like new versions of Make Me Laugh, He Said She Said(aka Tattletales) and Love Connection(which has been rumored forever) will get a shot. Plus the possibility of Monopoly Mill Club going daily. No mention of Treasure Hunt which has been talked about recently.
I would like to see Monopoly Millionaires Club daily because it is a fun show and Billy Gardell is excellent as host. Also, it should have a good future seeing how it didn't take long for the show to get renewed. With CR, not surprising it's going into reruns. It sort of hasn't done well with a Chase rerun lead in. With Idiotest in its first season, it kept airing new episodes from early September until mid November, where The Chase returned with new episodes. But Idiotest at least hung on with a repeat as a lead in. I think the show will return probably right around the time The Chase returns. So, I now have doubts for a second season, but anything can happen.
It would be interesting to see a daily syndicated Chain Reaction. I would be in favor of it.
I'll go for syndication too but I really want the betting round to go away. I've never liked it, it has no suspense cuz few if any actually take a chance, and most teams don't come out ahead from where they started the round. There's gotta be something better, but I'm stuck for ideas.
I really like the betting round. I think I'm in a minority on this one and I know from the contestants point of view, you don't gain much money and usually lose from start to end. From my perspective, it's entertaining.That's just me and I wouldn't hate/stop watching Chain Reaction if they got rid of the betting round.