Tic-Tac-Dough (lost pilot of game show; existence unconfirmed; 2000)
Tic-Tac-Dough is a game show based on the game tic tac toe. Contestants answer questions in various categories to put up their respective symbol, X or O, on the board. The show started in July 30th, 1956 on NBC but was cancelled in October 1959 due to the quiz show scandals at the time, the show was brought back on CBS in July 1978 for forty five episodes where it was moved to syndication in September 1978 and ended May 1986 and again from September 1990 to December of the same year. The show was hosted by the shows creator Jack Barry during it's NBC run then by Wink Martindale during its CBS run and first syndicated run until May 1985 being replaced by Jim Caldwell until the end of it's run and finally by Patrick Wayne in 1990. A new version is currently in development at NBC Universal.
According to the CBS Television City website, a pilot was allegedly shot in October to November 2000 in studio 36, along with a pilot for The $100,000 Pyramid hosted by Donny Osmond. However, information about the network, host and gameplay was never disclosed. No confirmation of a pilot for Tic Tac Dough has ever been verified. No one from studio 36 has ever come forward with any proof of a pilot ever being shot.