TV

It’s man versus machine in new Endemol format

Endemol International has unveiled its latest international game show format at MIP. 20Q, inspired by the top-selling handheld electronic game by Mattel, is ready for its TV debut in a competition between man and machine. In the first round, three human players go head-to-head with Q (an artificial intelligence). The two sides battle in a race to identify a mystery word in 20 questions or less. For all the details, read here.
October 15, 2008

Endemol International has unveiled its latest international game show format at MIP. 20Q, inspired by the top-selling handheld electronic game by Mattel, is ready for its TV debut in a competition between man and machine. In the first round, three human players go head-to-head with Q (an artificial intelligence). The two sides battle in a race to identify a mystery word in 20 questions or less. For all the details, read here.

About The Author
Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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