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50 Grand Slam

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50 Grand Slam
Premiere October 4, 1976
Finale December 31, 1976
Creator Ralph Andrews
Host Tom Kennedy
Network NBC
Style 30-minute game show
Company Ralph Andrews Productions
Seasons 1
Episodes 63
Origin USA

50 Grand Slam was a game show airing on NBC daytime. It was an untainted throwback to the scandal era of big money quiz shows of the 1950s.

A field of nine contestants competed. Two are selected at random and they each are placed in isolation booths and must answer four-part questions. The player who answers the most proceeds on. The levels of cash prizes start at $200 and goes up to the top prize of $50,000. Successful players could stop at anytime and go home with their winnings to that point.



Person Role Duration
Main Cast
Tom Kennedy Host 1
John Harlan Announcer 1


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