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Bowling for Dollars is Back

Bowling For Dollars

The popular television game show, Bowling for Dollars is making a comeback. Bowling for Dollars was a franchise which made it a unique game show when it first aired in the 1960s. Being a franchise, Bowling for Dollars was not broadcasted nationally after being filmed in New York or Hollywood. Instead, local TV stations produced and televised episodes that included contestants from the area. The show was broadcasted in many large cities including Boston, Dallas, London, Philadelphia and Washington, D.C. before reaching its peak in the 1970s. Various stations still broadcasted Bowling for Dollars well after it reached its high point until February 2008 when a local station in Buffalo aired an abbreviated version of the show. Recently, a local station in Detroit decided to revive the show which is expected to air in September of 2013.

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