06/16/1986 at 01:00 AM EDT
There are two dozen or so game shows now, and at the last big TV program convention about as many new ones were on sale. They're trying shows that'll give money to viewers; these operate like those newspaper Bingo sweepstakes with game cards sent out by mail. Hollywood Squares is set to return with John Davidson as host. And as if The All New Dating Game and The New Newlywed Game weren't enough, Chuck Barris is now working on The Family Game.