Earlier this month, digital specialty broadcast network Buzzr announced it will begin airing forgotten game show Whew! on Sunday, September 5th. Whew! ran for almost 250 episodes on CBS from April 1979 to May 1980. Tom Kennedy served as host with Rod Roddy announcing. The show featured a confusing format and a bizarre bonus round called the Gauntlet of Villains.
In November 1979, the series began featuring celebrities alongside regular contestants and the title changed to Celebrity Whew!
Here are the opening credits:
And here’s an example of the bonus round:
Do you remember watching Whew! on CBS? Are you excited to watch it again? Hit the comments with your thoughts.