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If you’re a fan of both television and board games, chances are you're also a big fan of televised game shows. Most of the time the game consists of answering questions faster and better than other contestants. In the 2000s these types of game shows included "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?" and "Family Feud." Some game shows need a bit more strategy, as in the case of "Deal or No Deal." This list of the best 2000s game shows include game shows that aired during the 2000s, and has been ranked by the community. 

Although game shows used to be a much bigger deal, there were a few stand out game shows during the 2000s that all audiences could enjoy. "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" and "The Weakest Link" were each a cultural phenomenon before audiences lost interest. With new cable TV stations like the Game Show Network, fans of game shows now have a place to watch new and interesting game shows, as well as the old classics, all day long.

What are the best game shows from the 2000s? Did the game shows you think are the best make the list? Vote up the best 2000s game shows below or add the one you think is the best if it isn't already on the list.

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Family Feud is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Family Feud Al Roker, Richard Dawson, Louie Anderson Family Feud is an American television game show created by Mark Goodson. The show features a competition in which two families must name the most popular responses to a survey question posed to ...more

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The Price Is Right is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
The Price Is Right Bob Barker, Janice Pennington, Dian Parkinson The Price Is Right is an American television game show created by Mark Goodson and Bill Todman. The show revolves around contestants competing to identify accurate pricing of merchandise to win ...more

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Wheel of Fortune is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Wheel of Fortune Pat Sajak, Vanna White, Charlie O'Donnell Wheel of Fortune is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin. The show features a competition in which contestants solve word puzzles, similar to those used in Hangman, to win ...more

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Deal or No Deal is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Deal or No Deal Howie Mandel, Sara Bronson, Lindsay Clubine Deal or No Deal is the American version of the international game show of Dutch origin of the same name. The show was hosted by Howie Mandel, and premiered on December 19, 2005, on NBC. The ...more

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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? (US) Meredith Vieira, Terry Crews, Cedric the Entertainer Who Wants to Be a Millionaire is an American television quiz show based upon the British program of the same title, which offers a maximum prize of $1,000,000 for correctly answering a series of ...more

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Jeopardy! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
bojanthebest added Jeopardy! Alex Trebek, Johnny Gilbert, Jimmy McGuire Jeopardy! is an American television game show created by Merv Griffin. The show features a quiz competition in which contestants are presented with general knowledge clues in the form of ...more

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Are You Smarter than a 5th Gra... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? Jeff Foxworthy, Danielle Soibelman, Madison Leisle Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader? is an American quiz game show on Fox. It is produced by Mark Burnett and is hosted by Jeff Foxworthy. The show premiered as a three-day special which began on ...more

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Cash Cab is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Cash Cab Cash Cab is an American game show that began airing on the Discovery Channel on December 5, 2005. The program was hosted by stand-up comedian Ben Bailey. It is part of the global Cash Cab ...more

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The Weakest Link is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
The Weakest Link Bradley Walsh The Weakest Link is a British television quiz show, mainly broadcast on BBC Two, but also on BBC One. It was devised by Fintan Coyle and Cathy Dunning, and developed for television by the BBC ...more

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Wipeout is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Wipeout John Henson, John Anderson, Jill Wagner Wipeout is a game show series in which contestants compete in what is billed as the "world's largest obstacle course". Wipeout is hosted and commentated by John Henson and John ...more

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1 vs. 100 is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
1 vs. 100 1 vs. 100 is a game show created by Endemol that is aired in several countries. The game pits one person against 100 others for a chance to win a large cash prize. The game first aired in the ...more

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Minute to Win It is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Minute to Win It Guy Fieri, Kimberly Fox, Aaron Hedrick Minuten is a TV Program.

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Hollywood Squares is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Hollywood Squares Tom Bergeron, Shadoe Stevens, Whoopi Goldberg The Hollywood Squares is an American panel game show, in which two contestants play tic-tac-toe to win cash and prizes. The board for the game is a 3 × 3 vertical stack of open-faced ...more

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Fear Factor is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Tom Islava added Fear Factor Joe Rogan Fear Factor is an American stunt/dare reality game show. It originally aired between 2001 and 2006, when it was cancelled. It was later revived in 2011, only to be cancelled again on May 13, ...more

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Let's Make a Deal is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Let's Make a Deal Wayne Brady, Jonathan Mangum, Rob Marrocco Jr. Let's Make a Deal is a television game show which originated in the United States and has since been produced in many countries throughout the world. The show is based around deals offered to ...more

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Silent Library is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
killakane94 added Silent Library Zero Kazama Silent Library is an Europe television game show which aired on MTV and MuchMusic. The series is based on one of the segments in the popular Japanese variety show Downtown no Gaki no Tsukai ya ...more

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Dog Eat Dog is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Dog Eat Dog Brooke Burns Dog Eat Dog is an American game show, which originally ran from June 17, 2002, to August 26, 2003. It is loosely based on the UK version of the show by the same name. It is hosted by Brooke ...more

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Don't Forget the Lyrics! is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Don't Forget the Lyrics! Wayne Brady Don't Forget the Lyrics! is a game show that originally aired on Fox from July 11, 2007 to June 19, 2009, hosted by Wayne Brady and produced by RDF USA, part of RDF Media. The launch of this ...more

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Beat the Geeks is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Beat the Geeks Tiffany Hendra, Marc Edward Heuck, Paul Goebel Beat the Geeks is an American comedy game show that aired on Comedy Central from 2001 to 2002. The show was rerun on The Comedy Network in Canada and reruns currently air on G4techTV Canada and ...more

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Friend or Foe? is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Friend or Foe? Kennedy Friend or Foe? is an American game show based on knowledge and trust which aired on Game Show Network. Three teams of two strangers attempted to persuade their partner into sharing their ...more

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The Singing Bee is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
The Singing Bee Melissa Peterman The Singing Bee is a karaoke game show that originally aired on NBC and then CMT. Combining karaoke singing with a spelling bee-style competition, this show features contestants trying to ...more

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Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
WayneBell added Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman Jim Conroy Fetch! with Ruff Ruffman, sometimes shortened as Fetch!, is a children's television series on PBS during the PBS Kids Go! block of educational programming. It is a reality-game show that is ...more

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The Moment of Truth is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
Dave_7672 added The Moment of Truth Mark L. Walberg The Moment of Truth is an American game show based on the Colombian Nada más que la verdad format. Contestants answer a series of 21 increasingly personal and embarrassing questions to ...more

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Killer Karaoke is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The Best Game Shows of the 2000s
MelissaSmith-Bowles added Killer Karaoke Killer Karaoke is an American game show broadcast on the truTV cable channel. The series debuted on November 23, 2012 and features contestants attempting to sing in front of a live studio ...more