Percent agreeing with the following statement: Compared with classics from the 1950s, do you feel today's TV quiz shows ...
Have more credibility? 62%
Are more challenging? 61%
Are more entertaining? 59%
Which quiz show do you prefer watching?
Wheel of Fortune 29%
The Price Is Right 18%
Which quiz show host do you believe is more honest/more appealing?
Honesty Geritol rating rating
Rank Host Show (10 maximum) (50 maximum)*
1 Alex Trebek Jeopardy! 8.6 41
2 Bob Barker The Price Is Right 7.1 38
3 Pat Sajak Wheel of Fortune 7.1 36
Most likely to take Geritol, according to the survey, was Bob Barker-who came to mind for 75% of respondents.
*Combines indvidual scores for honesty, personality, intelligence, wardrobe and sex appeal for each host. Source: the Geritol Survey of TV Game Shows and Hosts, conducted among 350 respondents by random phone interviews September 16-20; margin of error is plus or minus 5 percentage points.