The Negative Effects Of Game Shows

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Game Shows: A silent morale killer. Television is one of the most popular method of mass media communication which eventually has a very large impact on the society. Unfortunately, the society itself stays unaware of the adverse effects of various television programs that are broadcasted. Behind the veil of ‘entertainment’ programs full of glitz and glam, a very different story awaits to be unfolded. As stated by Jess C. Scott: “People are sheep. TV is the shepherd.” This explains the true nature of TV which plays an important role in the development of national psychology. In recent years, a developing trend of game shows erupted on our television screens. Besides Neelam Ghar which was started in 1975, new game shows such as Inaam Ghar that was hosted by Amir Liaquat Hussain, Jeeto Pakistan hosted by Fahad Mustafa, Jeet Ki Baazi hosted by Waqar Zaka and later the show on Bol TV, Game Show Aysi Chaley Ga by Amir Liaquat Hussain was broadcasted along with others on various channels. These game shows offered the audience with various expensive gifts including cars, motorbikes and small aircrafts.
Yes! You read that right!
Small aircrafts were distributed by Amir Liaquat on his game show “Game Show Aysi Chaley Ga.”
But what is the real story behind all these game shows? Are these just for ‘entertainment’ or they hide wicked reasons behind them? Unveiling the realities: Nothing on game shows is ‘just entertainment’ Starting from what happens on these game shows, a
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