December 19, 2006 08:00 ET Launches Online Skill Game Version of NBC's Hit TV Game Show "1 vs 100"

Hit International Show From Producers of "Deal or No Deal" Expands Online Presence With Leading Skill Gaming Web Site

LONDON and LOS ANGELES, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- December 19, 2006 -- Advancing its success at bringing online skill gaming to a worldwide audience,, the world's leading online skill gaming Web site, and Endemol USA today announced a skill game version of Endemol USA's hit game show, "1 vs 100," which currently airs on NBC. This online interactive game allows fans and at-home viewers of "1 vs 100" to take their enjoyment of the game show to another level by actively participating in the game. Players can register at and to compete against others for free or for cash prizes.

Hosted by popular actor-comedian Bob Saget, "1 vs 100" debuted on NBC on October 13, 2006 and was the most viewed show that night in the coveted category of adults ages 18-49. It is the fourth television show that has introduced to the skill gaming community. "Following on from the great success we have seen with the 'Deal or No Deal' skill-based game we are delighted to be offering fans of '1 vs 100' an equally great game that gives them an opportunity to entertain themselves in between on-air episodes," said Endemol's Jon Vlassopulos, Vice President, Digital Media, Business Development and Strategic Planning.

To master the online adaptation of "1 vs 100," players must be quick-witted and fearless. Similar to the television show, in the new online game a single player competes with a "mob" of 100 contestants to answer a series of trivia questions presented in multiple-choice format. To stay in the game, the player must answer every question correctly. By answering questions correctly, the player can advance or eliminate members of the mob, driving up the overall possible score for the player. The player earns the highest possible score if all 100 members of the mob are eliminated -- however, if the player gets one answer wrong, the game is over.

After each answered question, the player has a choice to either risk the current score by continuing to play against the mob (to raise their score) or to exit the game and retain the current score. Bonus points are also awarded for answering questions in the shortest amount of time.

"NBC's '1 vs 100' is television's newest hit game show, and we are confident that the online adaptation of the game on will be very popular," said Toby Rowland, co-founder and co-CEO of "By giving people the ability to participate in top game shows from their own homes, is playing an active role in advancing the adoption of television properties for online gaming."

To bring the game to life,'s "1 vs 100" features images and sounds from its television counterpart. It is accessible at


Launched in 2004, is the world's largest skill-gaming site, boasting more than 40 different games and more than 50 million games played per month.'s tournament-style games, unique content, and promotions allow players of all skill levels to compete for entertainment and possible monetary gain. Exclusive partners include Yahoo! (US and Europe), AOL (Europe), Lycos (Europe), MSN UK, and has licensed television properties including "Big Brother" (UK), "Who Wants to be a Millionaire" (Germany), and "Deal or No Deal" (US, UK and Germany).

About Endemol USA

Endemol USA has established itself as one of the leading suppliers of non-scripted programming in the US The company's current hits include "Fear Factor," "Big Brother," and "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition." In 2004 "Fear Factor" made television history becoming the first prime time network reality show to make it into off network syndication. Today, Endemol USA draws on a library of more than 500 formats, 400 program series and 25,000 hours of broadcast television in 26 nations worldwide. In addition, the company develops original formats for the US and international markets. Endemol USA also produces extensive content and editorial services to support online and wireless platforms.

About "1 vs 100"

Hosted by popular comedian Bob Saget ("America's Funniest Home Videos," "Full House"), "1 vs 100" is NBC's new international hit game show from the producers of "Deal or No Deal," where one contestant faces "the mob" of 100 others in a tense battle of brains and guts for a chance to win up to $1 million.

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