Double Dare

’90s Nickelodeon Game Show Hosts: Where Are They Now?

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If you’ve switched on a game show in the past year, you might have noticed a serious departure from the traditional “We ask you trivia, you win money” format. No, these days we require our game show contestants to do a little more for that tantalizing grand prize. Fit through holes! Jump on slippery surfaces! Crawl across a Seussian obstacle course in freezing weather! Frankly, it all reminds us of our childhood. Before the major networks caught on to the appeal of high-contact, Japanese-style game shows, Nickelodeon already had an entire line-up of them. From Double Dare to Legends of the Hidden Temple to GUTS, the visceral delight of seeing mystery gunk being dumped on hapless contestants’ heads was a defining feature of 1990s kid television. Which got us thinking — where are our beloved Nick game show hosts now? We’ve tracked them down, after the jump.
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