Parents' Guide to

National Bingo Night

By Emily Ashby, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

A full card of oversized family fun and games.

TV ABC Game Shows 2007
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What you will—and won't—find in this TV show.

Community Reviews

age 8+

Based on 1 parent review

age 8+

e.g. Perfect for older kids, veryone can see as ABJr is hosting the biggest point

Nice, clean no headache no BP pressure ups and down while watching the show

This title has:

Too much consumerism
Great role models

Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say: (1):
Kids say: Not yet rated

Hosted by Ed Sanders, National Bingo Night is entertaining family fun (and the interactive play-from-home angle is an added bonus). There's something oddly addictive about watching the massively oversized Bingo sphere filled with brightly hued tumbling balls, as well as the contestants' continual changes in fortune.

Full of energy, suspense, and thrilling victories (plus some agonizing defeats, of course), Bingo Night might just have you clamoring for your own ink dabber come show time. But if you're tempted to let your younger kids join in the fun, it's worth noting that the contestants and audience members are presented as adversaries -- one's success means the other's failure. Though the contestants mostly take it in stride, kids might need some explanation about the competitive nature of game shows like this one.

TV Details

  • Premiere date: May 18, 2007
  • Cast: Ed Sanders
  • Network: ABC
  • Genre: Game Shows
  • TV rating: TV-PG
  • Last updated: March 1, 2022

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