12 Competition & Game Shows You Can Watch This Summer

TV Competition Game Shows 2020
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Looking for something fun to do from your couch?

Whether you enjoy critiquing song and dance numbers, testing your wits with trivia and game shows or living vicariously through contestants on outrageous obstacle courses, there’s something on TV for everyone.

ABC’s Summer Fun & Games programming includes classics like To Tell the Truth and Press Your Luck updated with twists. Fox has a fresh take on your childhood game of tag. And NBC’s America’s Got Talent and World of Dance are back with more memorable performances.

Scroll down to see 12 competition and game shows still to come this summer.


TV Competition Game Shows 2020 Ultimate Tag

Ultimate Tag (Fox)

The new series is based on the childhood game, with “professional Taggers” chasing contestants through various courses. Hosted by the NFL’s JJ, TJ, and Derek Watt, this might be the answer for those missing American Ninja Warrior.

Ultimate Tag, Series Premiere, Wednesday, May 20, 9/8c

TV Competition Game Shows 2020 Holey Moley

Holey Moley II: The Sequel (ABC)

This isn’t your typical mini-golf course, as contestants from all over the country tackle some crazy challenges that want to get them wet.

Holey Moley II: The Sequel, Season Premiere, Thursday, May 21, 9/8c

TV Competition Game Shows 2020 To Tell the Truth
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To Tell the Truth (ABC)

Anthony Anderson returns as the host of the game show revival in which a panel must figure out which one of three people is the person they claim to be.

To Tell the Truth, Season Premiere, Thursday, May 21, 10/9c

TV Competition Game Shows 2020 Titan Games
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Titan Games (NBC)

The NBC series from Dwayne Johnson gives everyday people the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to face off in epic head-to-head challenges that ultimately lead to tests of strength, speed, stamina, and heart on Mount Olympus.

The Titan Games, Premiere, Monday, May 25, 8/7c

America's Got Talent - Howie Mandel, Heidi Klum, Terry Crews, Sofia Vergara, Simon Cowell
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America's Got Talent (NBC)

Heidi Klum returns and Sofia Vergara joins judges Simon Cowell and Howie Mandel and host Terry Crews for a new season of performers including singers, dancers, comedians, contortionists, impressionists, magicians, ventriloquists, and more.

America’s Got Talent, Season Premiere, Tuesday, May 26, 8/7c

World of Dance - Season 4 - Ne-Yo, Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough
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World of Dance (NBC)

Judges Jennifer Lopez, Derek Hough, and Ne-Yo and host Scott Evans are back for another season of epic performances across a range of dance styles, including hip-hop, contemporary, ballet, break-dancing, and ballroom.

World of Dance, Season Premiere, Tuesday, May 26, 10/9c

TV Competition Game Shows 2020 Game On
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Game On! (CBS)

Hosted by Keegan-Michael Key, this show celebrates the entertainment of sports. Tennis champion Venus Williams and Super Bowl champion Rob Gronkowski lead two teams of three, with comedians Bobby Lee and Ian Karmel and other sports stars, comedians, and celebrities. They’ll face crazy physical challenges, trivia, and field competitions.

Game On, Series Premiere, Wednesday, May 27, 8/7c

Steve Harvey - Celebrity Family Feud
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Celebrity Family Feud (ABC)

Steve Harvey hosts the iconic game show with celebrities and their (immediate or extended TV) families competing to name the most popular answers in response to “survey says…”

Celebrity Family Feud, Season Premiere, Sunday, May 31, 8/7c

TV Competition Game Shows 2020 Press Your Luck
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Press Your Luck (ABC)

Hosted by Elizabeth Banks, this revival of the iconic game show sees contestants answering questions to earn spins on the Big Board. There, as well as in the new bonus game, they’ll try to avoid the devilish Whammy, who could take all their earnings.

Press Your Luck, Season Premiere, Sunday, May 31, 9/8c

Match Game - Alec Baldwin
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Match Game (ABC)

Alec Baldwin returns for another season of the panel show. Four contestants try to match the answers of six celebrities in the fill-in-the-blank game.

Match Game, Season Premiere, Sunday, May 31, 10/9c

Don't hosted by Adam Scott
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Don't (ABC)

From Ryan Reynolds and hosted by Adam Scott, families of four have only one rule as they tackle mental and physical challenges on this game show: “Don’t …”

Don’t, Series Premiere, Thursday, June 11, 9/8c

TV Competition Game Shows 2020 Tough as Nails
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Tough as Nails (CBS)

From The Amazing Race‘s Phil Keoghan and his producing partner, Louise Keoghan, this new show celebrates everyday, hard-working Americans. Competitors will be tested for their strength, endurance, life skills, and mental toughness at real-world job sites.

Tough as Nails, Series Premiere, Wednesday, July 8, 9/8c