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Sundays Noon - 1 p.m.

Exciting puzzles, word games, and trivia played in front of an audience.

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  • In this music parody game, Rugrats stars Cheryl Chase and Nancy Cartwright hear songs about animals that were rewritten to be about fictional examples of those animals.
  • Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, hosts of NBC's American Ninja Warrior, guess which weird video game controllers actually exist and which are made up. DJ turntables? Electro-shock wristbands?
  • Ophira Eisenberg informs Jonathan Coulton how, after a lifetime of sitting too close to screens, she finally decided to give in and wear glasses. Coulton shares his hard-earned eyewear fashion advice.
  • Grammy-winning musician Sara Bareilles discusses how the Broadway musical Waitress changed her life. Then, she gets quizzed on one of her favorite shows: The Golden Girls.
  • Rugrats first aired 30 years ago. In this game, Nancy Cartwright and Cheryl Chase, the voices of Chuckie Finster and Angelica Pickles, imagine what their original audience might be doing now.
  • Matt Iseman and Akbar Gbaja-Biamila, hosts of NBC's American Ninja Warrior, play a game where they imagine what would happen if landmarks from American cities became American Ninja Warrior obstacles.
  • Inspired by Liz Miele's new book about cats, she and fellow comic Carmen Lynch are challenged to a game about dogs. Is it a twist... or is it a flex?
  • Actor Andrew Rannells looks back on his time as Elder Price in the Broadway musical, The Book of Mormon. Then, he plays a game about HGTV lingo.
  • Comedians Carmen Lynch and Liz Miele play a game inspired by The Great British Baking Show where junk food is described as if it was being judged by a very disappointed Paul Hollywood.
  • Host Ophira Eisenberg tells Jonathan Coulton about a recent trip she and her son took to a fire truck museum where they had the whole place to themselves and got the VIP treatment.