Parents' Guide to

Candy Crush

By Melissa Camacho, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Popular match-3 puzzle game moves to TV -- sure, why not?

TV CBS Game Shows 2017
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A Lot or a Little?

What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 10+

Based on 1 parent review

age 10+

may bore kids but a nice family show

I watched the premeire of this and gotta say I really had a good time watching this it deffenetly keeps your interest and is fun to watch Mario lopez moves things right along fast and is extremely good at hosting you gotta watch this show

This title has:

Great messages
Great role models
Too much swearing

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (1):
Kids say (5):

This fun and fast-paced live show, which holds the Guinness World Record for the largest touchscreen (yay?), has all the colorful images and themes the franchise is known for. However, this version adds some extra action by requiring teammates to remain physically connected to each other while maneuvering their way around the giant boards while swinging from ropes, rolling around on flat carts, and doing other quirky stunts.

The amount of coordination, cooperation, and good communication required from contestants to win the game is impressive. So is the boasting from a few of the teams. But this doesn't change the fact that the overall show is pretty darn silly. Candy Crush superfans should find it entertaining, and it's fast-paced and fun enough for non-gamers to enjoy.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: July 9, 2017
  • Cast: Mario Lopez
  • Network: CBS
  • Genre: Game Shows
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: June 2, 2022

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