- Without Prejudice?
show_name = Without Prejudice?
runtime = 60mins (inc. adverts)
starring = flagicon|UK:
Liza Tarbuck(Series 1) Kieron Elliott(Series 2) flagicon|USA: Dr. Robi Ludwig
channel = flagicon|UK:
Channel 4flagicon|USA: GSN
first_aired = flagicon|UK:
last_aired = flagicon|USA:
num_series = flagicon|UK: 2 flagicon|USA: 1
num_episodes = flagicon|UK: TBC flagicon|USA: 8
country = UK
"Without Prejudice?" is a game show created in the UK, which involves five random people deciding which one of five strangers is worthy of a big cash prize.
The decisions are based on the impressions and opinions of each contestant as made by the
The order goes as follows:
*A 15-second introduction of the contestants is shown to the panel. They then must decide who gets eliminated solely based on who gives off the worst impression.
*A short biography of the contestants is shown, followed by the occupation and annual salary of the contestants. The panel then eliminates a second contestant.
*The three remaining contestants are asked about three "hot button" issues (Such as
prostitution, same-sex marriage& adoption and gun control). Then, a hidden camera video is shown with the three contestants interacting with actors whom they believe to be contestants. The third contestant is then eliminated.
*The final two contestants are interviewed by the panel. Any panelist can ask any question, as long as s/he doesn't ask what the winner would do with the money. The panel then votes for a winner.
The original British version ran from
2003to 2004and was a 12 Yardproduction for Channel 4. It was hosted by Liza Tarbuck, with Kieron Elliotproviding additional voiceovers in the second series. The prize was £50,000 in the first series and £20,000 in the second, both substantially more than the prize in the US version.
The US version of the show debuted on
July 17, 2007on GSN. It's hosted by Robi Ludwig, and the prize is worth $25,000.
Each episode aired on Tuesdays at 9 p.m. Eastern and Pacific times and is replayed at midnight (ET/PT). It was given an eight-episode order. After the season was done, the show was moved to Sundays at 9pm. The show was then removed from the schedule due to low ratingsFact|date=January 2008 and removed from the network's website. All questions and comments are allowed, except that the panelists cannot ask any financial questions.
One of the contestants on the
July 24, 2007episode, Kevin Patrick, appeared as an extra in the 2006 movie " Accepted" during the courtroom scene. One of the contestants on the July 31, 2007episode was Bobby Mason. Mason, an attorney, was the fifth person to be voted off on "". One of the members of the panel on the episode, Raven Williams, appeared on VH1's " Rock of Love with Bret Michaels" and was eliminated in the first episode. The pilot episode also featured male porn starJack Venice as a panelist who was removed when his occupation made a few jury members uncomfortable.
GSN has teamed up with several
civil rightsgroups to help promote this show. Among them are the Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation, NAACP, and the Simon Wiesenthal Center.
* [http://www.ukgameshows.com/page/index.php/Without_Prejudice%3F "Without Prejudice?" (UK)] at
* [http://www.gsn.com/withoutprejudice/home.php "Without Prejudice?" (US)] at GSN page
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