One of the best parts of Ellen Degeneres's daytime talk show are the games she plays. So, you could imagine how overly delighted we were to find out that Degeneres is now hosting her very own primetime game show, called Game of Games.
"I made these games bigger than ever, messier than ever," said Degeneres. On Monday night's "special preview" of her new game show, Degeneres explained, "Hosting this show is like a relationship. We will laugh, we will cry. I'm gonna play some games with you. I'll cause some drama, and when it's all over, one of you will walk out of here with all of my money."
The show consisted of six different games, where contestants duked it out for a shot $100,000. And, even though we want to see them win, watching them lose was way more entertaining. The first round consisted of two contestants who were spun around so fast, that once they stood up, they could barely make it over to answer Degeneres's question. In fact, one contestant couldn't help falling off of the stage, even tumbling down head first. There was also a game involving a "Tuba Toothpaste", an giant rubber band, and a cannonball launcher.
Once the winning contestants from each four rounds were established, they moved on to the fifth game, called "Know or Go", where one-by-one they were asked trivia questions. If they got the question right, they were safe. Unfortunately, if they got it wrong, they plummeted 30 feet down.
Dayo Adesokan, who won "Dizzy Dash" and "Know or Go", was the lucky contestant to move on to the final round, called "Hot Hands," and, after playing a 30-second round of celebrity pictionary, Adesokan was crowned the big winner of $100,000! Overall, Degeneres's game show had us laughing out loud and we can't wait until the series premiere January 2nd.