‘Ellen’s Game of Games’ Episode Guide (Jan. 30): ‘Blindfolded Musical Chairs,’ ‘Make It Rain’

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‘Ellen’s Game of Games’ Episode Guide (Jan. 30): ‘Blindfolded Musical Chairs,’ ‘Make It Rain’

“Ellen, We Have a Problem” (01/30/18) – On this week’s “Ellen’s Game of Games,” contestants will compete in a fun-filled series of games, including “Blindfolded Musical Chairs,” “Don’t Leave Me Hanging,” “In Your Face Honey,” and “Make It Rain.”

In the high-stakes “Make It Rain,” contestants answer trivia questions for the chance to find $10,000 hidden under an umbrella, suspended over the stage. While one umbrella has the cash, the rest contain gallons of icy cold water.

The winner of each round moves on to “Know or Go,” and the person who wins that game advances to “Hot Hands” for a chance to win a big cash prize. Ellen DeGeneres hosts. Stephen “tWitch” Boss serves as announcer.

Multi-award winning television host, producer, writer, actress and entertainment powerhouse Ellen DeGeneres brings her hilarious, high-energy comedy to primetime this January with NBC’s newest reality competition show, “Ellen’s Game of Games.”

DeGeneres serves as host and executive producer of the hourlong comedy game show, which includes supersized versions of the most popular and action-packed games from her award-winning daytime talk show, “The Ellen DeGeneres Show.” Contestants, who are pulled right from the audience, will have to maneuver massive obstacles, answer questions under crushing time pressure and face gigantic plunges into the unknown — all in a quest to win a big cash prize.

Every episode will feature DeGeneres’ one-of-a-kind comedy and irrepressible personality, along with a unique roster of games, including “Blindfolded Musical Chairs,” “Dizzy Dash” and “Scary Go Round.” The thrill of the pressure cooker situations and the instant wins will keep audiences on the edge of their seats.

At the start, contestants play games over four rounds. The winner of each round advances to play “Know or Go.” The person who wins advances to the final round to play an epic game of “Hot Hands,” where they will have to guess as many answers as they can in a designated amount of time.

“Ellen’s Game of Games” is executive produced by Ellen DeGeneres, Kevin A. Leman II, Mary Connelly, Ed Glavin, Andy Lassner and Jeff Kleeman and Derek Westervelt. David A. Hurwitz also serves as executive producer.

The series is produced by Warner Horizon Unscripted and Alternative Television in association with Telepictures and A Very Good Production.

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