Articles for Wanna Bet Season 1

Wanna Bet? is an hour-long weekly game show on ABC which features celebrities as they wager on ordinary people doing physically and mentally challenging stunts. Celebrities will compete with each other to take home big money that will be donated to the charity of their choice. Read more »
The ABC television network‘s new hit game show combines the ordinary with the extraordinary.  Wanna Bet? premieres tonight at 9pm ET/PT.  The show will feature celebrities making wagers on various stunts, tricks and challenges performed by average Americans.  The money won, meanwhile, will be given to the charity that the winning celebrity chooses. Wanna Bet? will be hosted by British comedy sensations Ant and Dec, famed for their stint on Britain‘s Got Talent.  The four celebrities chosen for the show‘s debut are Sherri Shepherd, the co-host of ABC‘s The View, George Takei of Star Trek, comedian Tom Green and Canadian personality Harland Williams.  Read more »
The ABC series which follows celebrities and ordinary individuals in their plight to succeed in the craziest challenges that are required of them is now coming to a close, with the season finale airing tonight at 9pm.  Wanna Bet, which pits ordinary Americans in challenges that are to be performed in front of a studio audiences, lets celebrities bet and eventually win prizes for their favorite charity.  The show is hosted by British comedy sensations Ant and Dec, with celebrity judges Sherri Shephard (The View), Tom Bergeron (Dancing with the Stars), Scott Hamilton, Bill Engvall, Jerry Rice, Drew Lachey and Corbin Bernson.Before tonight’s season finale, though, let’s take a trip down memory lane and see what went down on the freshman season of Wanna Bet. Read more »