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Game Show Features West Virginia Music and History

West Virginia Squares

As part of FestivALL, the West Virginia Music Hall of Fame is hosting a game show called “West Virginia Squares.” Based on the popular “Hollywood Squares” game show, “West Virginia Squares” will feature questions about West Virginia  music and history. 

The show will be hosted by Peter Marshall, the original host of the show and a proud West Virginia native. Shows will be taped at 7 and 8:30 p.m. on June 23 and again on June 24.

The show will be streamed live on West Virginia Public Broadcasting’s Youtube page. It will also be available right here on 

The celebrity squares will feature notable West Virginia natives including: Wheeling native Joyce DeWitt (Janet Wood on the TV show “Three’s Company”); 2008 WVMHoF inductees Charlie McCoy and Billy Edd Wheeler; “America’s Got Talent” winner Landau Eugene Murphy, Jr.; Tony Award winner Michael Cerveris; Miss West Virginia Charisse Hailsop; Donnie Davisson (Davisson Brothers); “Chasing Nashville” star Autumn Blair; five-time winner of the WV Liar’s Contest Bil Lepp; Charleston Mayor Danny Jones; “Mountain Stage” host Larry Groce; and radio personality Steve Bishop. 

West Virginia Squares contestants will include winners of the 2014 West Virginia Golden Horseshoe Award.

Tickets are free but on a first-come basis.