EXCLUSIVE: Is your TV series based on a classic board game? NBC’s unwritten adaptation of Guess Who? is.
. assumes that the customization, made by Endemol Shine North America and Hasbros eOne, has landed on the broadcast network and is in an early stage of development.
The project has been in the works with the Lego Masters producer and the toy giant’s production arm since 2019 and was recently picked up on NBC.
In each episode, participants make quick judgments based on intuition and clues to win cash prizes. In the original guessing game, everyone guesses who? The player chooses a mystery character and then tries with yes or no questions to find out the mystery character of the other player. If they think they know who the mysterious character of their opponent is, the players guess. If the guess is wrong, that player loses the game. Players can also challenge opponents to a number of Championship Series games, with the first player to win 5 games being the Guess Who. Champion.
The board game is one of the most popular Hasbro games of all time. It was originally launched in 1979 and is sold in more than 28 countries around the world. It sells an average of over 2 million units worldwide.
Guess who is one of several board game adaptations with no script in progress. Fremantle and Mattel are working on a TV version of Whac-A-Mole and Propagate and are working with Mattel on a Uno-based game show, while Hasbro’s eOne is also working on its own list of shows.