LeBron James-Produced Game Show ‘The Wall’ Scores 20 More Episodes on NBC

The Wall
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When LeBron James takes a shot, he generally doesn’t miss.

That’s the case this time, anyway, for the NBA superstar’s “The Wall” which earned 20 more episodes from NBC, the network announced on Wednesday. James exec produces the show with Maverick Carter, Andrew Glassman and host Chris Hardwick.

The game show centers around the titular wall — a four-story-tall pegboard. A team of two contestants must answer questions, and watch balls fall down and land in slots designated with different dollar amounts. The potential top prize is over $12 million.

“When we started ‘The Wall’ we wanted to create something that would get families excited and change peoples’ lives. Maverick and I couldn’t be more proud of the show’s early success and we want to keep building on that,” James said.

“The Wall” is a collaboration between SpringHill Entertainment and Glassman Media. It was developed by Glassman Media in conjunction with CORE Media and produced in association with Universal Television Alternative Studio. The show debuted on Jan. 3 to 6.9 million viewers and 1.7 rating in the 18-49 demo, according to Nielsen.

“We’re thrilled that viewers have become as captivated by ‘The Wall’ as we are,” said Meredith Ahr, the president of Universal Television Alternative Studio at NBC. “We have been in pursuit of a brand new high-stakes game show for a while and are so happy to have developed it with LeBron James.”

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  1. cheryl says:

    This show is off the chain can’t wait for the next one. I think its awesome to give people a chance to win money to change their lives for the better. Its so exciting keep me in suspense wow

  2. Sara Vander Fliet says:

    NBC Keep it Up…Every thing else is so tired! Great Show and very humaistic

  3. Christie Miller says:

    How can someone become a contestant on the game show?

  4. Vilon says:

    So, why has this show been off the air for 2 weeks now?

  5. Elizabeth Yetto says:

    My husband and I are hooked, probably one of few shows we actually sit down together and watch. Disappointed that it wasn’t on tonight hopefully back on soon.It is both a game of knowledge and luck !

  6. Two-Cents says:

    Plinko on “The Price Is Right” is way more exciting.

  7. Cooper says:

    Excellent family entertainment free of agendas and “messages.” Kudos to NBC on this one.

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