Perform Like a Game Show Host by Scott Green Lecture Notes - Book
What can magicians learn from TV’s greatest game show hosts? As it turns out, a lot! Author and professional magician Scott Green should know. He’s won over $60,000 in cash and prizes by appearing on TV game shows. His experiences as a contestant -- up close with game show hosts -- have influenced his work as a magician. He shares it all in Perform Like a Game Show Host. When you read Scott's book, you’ll learn why studying and mastering professional game show hosts’ techniques will make you a better magician, emcee and event host!
Scott Green dissects game show hosts’ interactions, audience management techniques, and how they handle contestants. He includes hyperlinks to video clips so you can see the hosts in action and how they handled Scott and other contestants. The analysis is very revealing as you learn how to...
- Better interview onstage volunteers
- Turn a failing moment into success
- Handle challenging kid spectators and adult hecklers
- Deal with emotional audience members
Scott’s love of the TV game show genre enticed him to create three, great, highly interactive, kid show routines. They're detailed in Chapter Two and they're easy to do. You'll like the fact that they're original, require props you probably already own, and will be a routine that will complement any interactive adult or family show.
Finally, you’ll learn the secret to Scott’s success. He details his experiences auditioning and appearing on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? and The Price is Right. You’ll learn how to cut through the red tape to increase your chances of getting selected to be on national TV.
Here’s the book's Table of Contents:
- Introduction: My Dream Came True
- Learn By Example: Six Key Skills of TV’s Game Show Hosts
- The Candy Game: Defeat any kids in your audience, win your own prize, and leave their parents laughing.
- Quiz Show Smarts: Prove you’re the smartest person in the room… maybe the world.
- Ask the Audience: Answer any trivia question, anytime, anywhere – and even predict the questions!
- Knowledge You Need
- How to Become a Game Show Contestant
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