{"title":"Way Out Games!","dateDebut":"1976","dateEnd":"1977","description":"\r\n This zany stunt like game show debuted on CBS TV\r\n\r\nin the fall of 1976.\r\n\r\n\r\n Taped on location at \"Magic Mountain\"Amusement Park\r\n\r\nin Valencia,Cal.\r\n\r\n\r\n High school gym classes from all over The USA and Petuo Rico\r\n\r\nwould try to successfully complete stunts in the least ammount of\r\n\r\ntime.\r\n\r\n In order to earn points and win the chance to complete in the\r\n\r\nfinals at the end of the series run for scholarship funds for the \r\n\r\nstudents and for a color tv set for the school.\r\n\r\n\r\n Sonny Fox hosted the show..while Mark Smith served as the\r\n\r\nprogram's comedy relief.\r\n\r\n\r\n This was the last tv series that Fox would host as an on camera\r\n\r\npersonality.\r\n\r\n\r\n Following the cancellation of \"Way Out Games\"..he would move\r\n\r\nonto other venues.\r\n\r\n\r\n \"Way Out Games!\"was first seen as a pilot on CBS TV on\r\n\r\nSaturday afternoon January 11,1976.\r\n\r\n\r\n Soupy Sales and Joanna Kerns(At that time..Ms.Kerns worked\r\n\r\nunder the name of Joanna Daverona)were the show's mc's.\r\n\r\n\r\n When the heads of CBS TV picked up the series for it's\r\n\r\nSaturday afternoon lineup that fall.\r\n\r\n\r\n Soupy asked to be paid more monies for hosting the\r\n\r\nshow.\r\n\r\n The series producers:Jack Barry & Dan Enright and\r\n\r\nMGM TV refused Sales' request for a pay raise and both\r\n\r\nhe and Ms.Kerns left the show.","leadImageMedUrl":null}