DISH TV Shows with Cash Prizes and Rewards
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“Money talks" on several TV shows dedicated to giving away cash prizes or valuable items. These kinds of programs are some of the most-watched in the United States.
Some of these shows have been on the air for decades and continue to lead the ratings. If you are a fan of cash prize programs or dream of participating in one of them, you should check DISH’s channel list.
The satellite television provider offers an extensive range of programs in Spanish and English that will make your life more entertaining.
If you are a Spanish speaker, DishLATINO will bring you programs from Spain, the United States, and Latin America where “money falls from the sky." Take a look at this list!
¿Quién caerá? on Unimás
¿Quién caerá? is a game show that premiered in 2024 on Unimás. Puerto Rican Adamari López hosts the show. Although it is recorded in Uruguay, the program is broadcast throughout the United States.
Contestants answer many questions on different topics to win and earn as much money as they can in the program. The participants must have a solid understanding of general culture or rely on luck to reach the finale. Those who give incorrect answers can fall into a trap on the floor that could open at any time.
¿Quién caerá? on Unimás marks Adamari López’s return to TelevisaUnivision.
Qué Dicen los Famosos on Telemundo
The program presented by Rodrigo Vidal brings together two teams of celebrities who compete to win money. The challenge is to respond to general questions, and the answers must match those of 100 Hispanics questioned by the production. Each time the participants answer correctly, they uncover the boxes on the board to earn points.
Each round begins with a “face-off" question to see which team will gain control. After five rounds, the team with the most points wins the game. The winning team selects two celebrities to play the bonus round known as “Fast Money."
The champion donates the money to a charitable institution. Qué Dicen los Famosos from Telemundo is the Spanish version of Celebrity Family Feud and airs on Sundays at 7 p.m.
Pégate al Mediodía on Wapa América
Check out this Puerto Rican variety show with fun sketches, interviews, cooking segments, and many games to win money.
The games are led by the show’s hosts Jailene Cintrón, Nelson del Valle, Natalia Rivera, Melwin Cedeño, Ackerly Cedeño, Carlos Torres, Karla Michelle Sánchez, and Alfonso Alemán. Every time they are about to give away money, the presenters invite the audience to call in, and they represent the participants in the dynamics established by the production.
Make your noon fun with Wapa América!
El Cazador on TV Española Internacional
El Cazador measures contestants’ general knowledge on different topics. The gimmick is that contestants who do not know each other have to play as a team. Each participant must answer a series of open questions in a minute, adding 1,000 euros to their individual pot every time they get the answer right.
Broadcast on TV Española Internaciona, the show is presented by the famous Rodrigo Vázquez.
Saber y Ganar on TV Española Internacional
Saber y Ganar is a classic show from Spanish television that has been on the air since the late ’90s. Students from different schools in Spain participate in the program. All the participants have to answer questions about history, music, cinema, literature, and much more.
Saber y Ganar has special sections, which includes individual and collective tests. The show stands out for its educational and enjoyable style, and its host is Jordi Hurtado.
This program is available in DishLATINO’s Spanish packages.
Pasapalabra on Antena Tres International
Pasapalabra is the Spanish adaptation of a British program with the same format. The concept includes a question-and-answer contest where two teams compete to accumulate seconds that can save them in the final phase of the game called ‘El Rosco.’
The contestants must answer with a word that starts with each letter of the alphabet within a specified time. Tension increases as contestants face the difficulty of finding the right words for each definition in ‘El Rosco.’
The show is presented by Roberto Leal.
La Ruleta de la Suerte on Antena Tres Internacional
La Ruleta de la Suerte is a popular Spanish TV show hosted by Jorge Fernández. During the show, the participants spin a large wheel to select letters with which they must form words and solve problems with different statements.
Contestants can win cash prizes, depending on their ability to solve all the challenges.
La Ruleta de la Suerte is one of the best spaces to play and win money on Hispanic television.
Shows With Cash Prizes in English
DISH’s offering doesn’t end with Spanish programs. Watch other shows with attractive prizes that are broadcast in English. Here are a few to explore.
The Price is Right on CBS
The Price is Right is an American television classic that has been on the air for over five decades. The participants compete to win household items, cars, trips, and much more.
Contestants must guess the correct price of the selected item, and the one who sets the closest price wins.
One of the iconic elements of The Price is Right on CBS is the Big Wheel. The participants spin a large wheel for a chance to advance to the final rounds or win additional prizes.
Drew Carey has presented this show since Bob Barker retired as the host. Barker was a television legend and hosted the show for 35 years.
Let’s Make a Deal on CBS
Let’s Make a Deal is an American program that involves audience members called “traders.” They make deals with the host to win valuable items or money. Among the prizes are everyday products, cash, trips, and cars.
As part of the game, the participant will be given the choice to keep the original item or swap it for a different one hidden. The trader does not know if they are getting something of equal or greater value. If they’re unlucky, they can get a prize called a “zonk," an item that has little or no value.
Let’s Make a Deal has also gained popularity for audience members who dress in extravagant costumes to increase their chances of being selected as contestants. The show is hosted by Emmy winner Wayne Brady.
Press Your Luck on ABC
Press Your Luck is an American program that first aired in the ’80s on ABC. The fun show is hosted by Elizabeth Banks.
Here, the participants compete to accumulate prizes while avoiding the “Whammy" that would eliminate them. They use a board of lights to play, and if the marker stops at a “Whammy," the contestant loses everything they have accumulated so far.
The show has had several versions and adaptations over the years. It currently airs on Tuesdays at 10 p.m.
The $100,000 Pyramid on ABC
The $100,000 Pyramid is hosted by Michael Strahan. During the show, contestants work in teams with celebrities to solve a series of riddles.
The game unfolds in the form of a pyramid with six different categories. In each round, a contestant describes a series of words or phrases within a specific category for their teammate to guess within a time limit.
As contestants progress through the rounds, the difficulty increases. If they reach the top of the pyramid, they can win the $100,000 jackpot.
Celebrity Wheel of Fortune on ABC
This is an adaptation of the Wheel of Fortune but incorporates celebrities. Participants seek to win money to donate it to charitable institutions.
The game consists of spinning a wheel to determine the value of letters and then trying to guess hidden words or phrases. Contestants who spin the wheel are allowed to buy vowels or consonants to complete the hidden phrase or word faster.
Celebrity Wheel of Fortune offers celebrities and charitable organizations a platform to raise funds while entertaining viewers.
The show has been hosted by Pat Sajak for 41 years. In 2024, Ryan Seacrest will take over as the new host.
Celebrity Jeopardy on ABC
Celebrity Jeopardy is a special version of the Jeopardy! quiz show. American stars answer questions in different categories to accumulate points that will allow them to win. The winner receives a large sum of money as a prize, which is donated to the nonprofit organization of their choice.
Like the traditional version of Jeopardy!, the host provides clues so that contestants can answer each question. Each correct answer allows them to accumulate money. In the end, the jackpot could reach millions of dollars.
Celebrity Jeopardy airs on Tuesdays at 8 p.m.
Remember, each network expands its programming every year, so you could find much more. Don’t wait any longer to get your DISH satellite TV plan. Call now!