Review: Card Sharks : Pop Culture Happy Hour The game show Card Sharks has lived many lives: It's been on NBC, on CBS, in syndication, and now it's on ABC, in prime time, hosted by Joel McHale. The game seems simple — you're guessing whether a card will be higher or lower than the one before it. But it's also complicated. And now, in its latest iteration, there's big money involved.
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Does Joel McHale Take 'Card Sharks' Higher Or Lower?

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Does Joel McHale Take 'Card Sharks' Higher Or Lower?

Does Joel McHale Take 'Card Sharks' Higher Or Lower?

Does Joel McHale Take 'Card Sharks' Higher Or Lower?

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Host Joel McHale (right) with two contestants from Card Sharks. Eric McCandless/ABC hide caption

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Host Joel McHale (right) with two contestants from Card Sharks.

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The game show Card Sharks has lived many lives: It's been on NBC, on CBS, in syndication, and now it's on ABC, in prime time, hosted by Joel McHale. The game seems simple — you're guessing whether a card will be higher or lower than the one before it. But it's also complicated. And now, in its latest iteration, there's big money involved.

The audio was produced by Mike Katzif and edited by Jessica Reedy.