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Weakest Link

Weakest Link

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  • Premiered: 
    September 28, 2020
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  • Network: CTV
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Game Show & Contest
  • Type: Live Action
  • Concept: 
    Updated version of Weakest Link 
  • Subject Matter: Quiz
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Plot Synopsis

Jane Lynch hosts and executive produces the return of WEAKEST LINK, where, in each one-hour episode, eight contestants enter the studio as total strangers but must work together to bank the maximum amount of prize money available in each round. The contestants take turns to answer general knowledge questions to build chains of correct answers. Consecutive correct answers greatly increase the value of the chain, while incorrect answers break the chain and force the contestants to start over on the lowest rung with the smallest amount money. At the end of each round, contestants vote to eliminate the fellow contestant they consider to be the "Weakest Link" in the chain. The contestant who receives the highest number of votes leaves the game as Jane declares the iconic phrase, "You are the Weakest Link. Goodbye." WEAKEST LINK had its U.S. premiere on Tuesday, September 29, 2020 at 8pm ET/PT on NBC, one day after it debuted in Canada on CTV. After a six-week break, WEAKEST LINK returned with new episodes on Monday, January 11, 2021 at 10pm ET/PT on NBC. In the winter premiere, "Who Thinks Pro Bono Was Married to Cher?," Jane welcomes these eight contestants: Stephanie Register, John Lamberti, Jasmine Brown, Violet Dominguez, Robert Stone, Shikha Johnson, Emilio Velez, Jack Larrabee.
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WEAKEST LINK returned for its second season on Sunday, March 13, 2022 at 9pm ET/PT on NBC. Hosted again by Jane Lynch, each one-hour episode of the new season still features eight contestants who enter the studio as total strangers but must work together to bank the maximum amount of prize money available in each round. The contestants take turns to answer general knowledge questions to build chains of correct answers. Consecutive correct answers greatly increase the value of the chain, while incorrect answers break the chain and force the contestants to start over on the lowest rung with the smallest amount money. At the end of each round, contestants vote to eliminate the fellow contestant they consider to be the "weakest link" in the chain. The contestant who receives the highest number of votes leaves the game as Lynch declares the iconic phrase, "You are the Weakest Link. Goodbye."

Cast

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by BBC Studios
  • In association with Universal Television Alternative Studio