Pac-Man Themed "Tag" Gameshow Coming?

January 17, 2011


Listen: just cancel it now and give me half the money you planned on spending.

Because modern television knows no shame, Merv Griffin Entertainment is entertaining(!) the idea of a Pac-Man themed gameshow. If produced, it will undoubtedly suck monster power-pellets.

"The idea we have is to take what Pac-Man is and bring it to life, to bring what is essentially the world's biggest game of tag to television," Merv Griffin's Roy Bank told Deadline, presumably while wiping some brownie crumbs off his face. The pitch, inspired by ABC's Wipeout, comes in time for the mascot's 30th anniversary.

The world's biggest game of tag on television -- OMG, CAN I PROGRAM A FUTURE DVR RECORDING NOW?!

Report: Pac-Man reality series in development [joystiq]

Thanks to Bastian, who -- FROM THE NEVERENDING STORY?! I'd kill for a Falkor ride!

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