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About Christian Carrion

Christian Carrion

Christian Carrion

I've been a contestant on The Price Is Right, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire, The Chase, Hip Hop Squares, Let's Ask America, and Match Game. Former general manager and news director of WSIN 1590 AM in New Haven, CT. Studied broadcast journalism for four years at Southern Connecticut State University. Worked as the head writer for a game show pilot produced in New York for VH1 in October of 2013. One of the hosts and co-founders of the 24-Hour Game Show Marathon, an annual charity event that has raised thousands of dollars for several charities since 2012.

Posts By Christian Carrion

Interview: Rob Tokanel and Malick Mercier

September 26, 2020 |

Christian Carrion talks with the director/lead producer and host of GBH's new online game show, Internet Expert. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8vYQGKTqNDM According to a recent study, 1 in 10 eligible voters in America are part of Generation Z, the demographic preceding the millennial generation and consisting of people born in the mid-to-late 90s. This year, a game show…

“Hope That Answers Your Question”: Exploring the Myth of the Lost Carmen Sandiego, Part 3

August 27, 2020 |

This is the third in a three-part series examining Auld Lang Gone, the long-rumored lost episode of the PBS game show Where In The World Is Carmen Sandiego. Parts one and two previously appeared on Buzzerblog the week of August 23. For a variety of reasons, my family was very late to the game in…

The Loot, The Warrant: Exploring the Myth of the Lost Carmen Sandiego, Part 2

August 25, 2020 |

This is the second in a three-part series examining Auld Lang Gone, the long-rumored lost episode of the PBS game show Where In The World is Carmen Sandiego. Part one is available here. “That's excellent news.” I tried to underplay my excitement, my intrigue, and my pure unadulterated joy as much as possible. Almost three…

“Gone” But Not Forgotten: Exploring the Myth of the Lost Carmen Sandiego, Part 1

August 23, 2020 |

“I suspect there are more interesting topics than one unscheduled episode. Not being critical, but it's an odd area for focused energy.” I had been engaged in conversation with Howard J. Blumenthal via email for the better part of the afternoon. Mr. Blumenthal was the creator and producer of the PBS edu-tainment game show “Where…

Alex Trebek and Jeopardy! Sweep Game Show Emmys

June 26, 2020 |

The quiz show and its longtime host took the awards during Friday’s Emmy ceremony. Alex Trebek has won his seventh Emmy award for outstanding game show host.  The longtime host of Jeopardy took home the trophy at the Emmys ceremony Friday night on CBS. Trebek beats nominees including Steve Harvey of Family Feud, Pat Sajak…

Hear BuzzerBlog’s Top Game Show Headlines On “Tell Them What They’ve Won!”

June 7, 2020 |

News editor and historian Christian Carrion is the official correspondent on the weekly game show podcast. BuzzerBlog is proud to announce their partnership with Tell Them What They've Won!, a new podcast that deep-dives into classic game shows through the decades. Every 30-minute episode of Tell Them What They've Won! focuses on a different classic…

#tbt: A Conversation with Jim MacKrell

May 28, 2020 |

In a special episode of his podcast, Christian Carrion talks with the actor, broadcaster, and former host of Celebrity Sweepstakes. This is the most recent episode of my podcast, Stranger Than Christian. The premise is simple: I engage in conversation with strangers from all over the world, with no script or prepared material. Every episode…

For The Love Of God I Cannot Stop Binge-Watching BZZZ!

April 13, 2020 |

Christian Carrion extols the virtues of the 1990s relationship show.

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