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On the Spot (American game show)

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On the Spot (American game show)

Chronology
Related showsOn The Spot High School Challenge (1985-1987)
Country of originUnited States
Created byDouglas K. Vernon
Directed byJeff Shrum (1984-1988) Patrick Freeman (1988)
Narrated byMichael Bailey
No. of seasons4
Presented byLarry Blackmar
Production
Camera setupMulti-Camera
Executive producer(s)Brenda Buratti
Producer(s)Bill Stainton (1984-1985) Joe Kaleel (1985-1988)
Production company(s)KGW-TV
Production location(s)KGW Studios; Portland, Oregon
Running time30 minutes
Release
Audio formatStereo
Original networkKGW-TV
Original releaseSeptember 1984 ( 1984-09 ) - October 1988 ( 1988-10 )
Picture formatNTSC (480i)

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Trivia

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