Shaping American Pop Culture
Quick Tally’s original audience voting machine was featured in a special exhibit at the Smithsonian National Museum of American History honoring America’s Funniest Home Videos! The reality-show-with-voting-competition format we helped pioneer 30 years ago is now the foundation of some of today’s most popular television shows.
We’ve done more TV shows than all other providers combined, including the world’s first interactive TV show, the world’s first interactive multi-site TV show, and the world’s largest interactive audience – a 5,000 participant stadium.
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This groundbreaking series launched the careers of superstars Carrie Underwood, Kelly Clarkson, Jennifer Hudson, Katharine McPhee, Jordin Sparks, Adam Lambert and Chris Daughtry among many others.
The show features celebrities facing off head-to-head in singing battles, with one ground-breaking twist: every celebrity/singer on the show wears an elaborate masked costume to conceal the best kept secret in television history – their identity. As each celebrity sings, a studio panel of comedians & performers, along with the studio audience and viewers at home are left guess who is behind the mask. Quick Tally Interactive Systems provides the Audience Response technology to instantly tally the audience votes.
The new show will pair celebrity kids with professional junior ballroom dancers in the same way adult celebs are paired with “Dancing with the Stars” pros on the original show. And, like the original show, Quick Tally® will instantly tabulate the judges’ scoring.
In this panel show, a rotating group of top comedians will take on the world’s toughest problems and try to come up with the perfect solutions. Quick Tally Interactive Systems provides the Audience Response technology to instantly tally the audience votes.
The original Love Connection was ahead of its time in 1983 with “reality television”. That was way back when Quick Tally Interactive Systems began replacing applause meters, pioneering in-house television audience voting on Funniest Home Videos. Fox has revived the old date-and-tell format with fun modern twists including using Quick Tally’s Audience Response System.
Jimmy Kimmel Live very effectively uses audience response technology audience as a part of the show format to quiz and engage the in studio audience and the man on the street games.
Actual Audience Votes on 5,000 Handsets — The world leader in interactive television and game shows for over twenty years. Quick Tally Interactive has supplied far more voting services to far more TV shows than all other ARS companies combined. Our credits include the first multi-site event and the largest single interactive voting audience in the world.
AFV, using Quick Tally, has taped over 700 shows over a 30 year run. It is the second longest running entertainment program on ABC. AFV used QTIS audience response voting at its local tapings and also used Quick Tally® to combine local studio voting with multiple site voting for its $100,000.00 away shows. Under stringent Standards & Practices supervision, Quick Tally has provided all electronic voting since the very first show in 1989 to the present.
Quick Tally® instantly tabulates the judges scoring for this hit primetime series. The show features celebrities paired with leading professional dancers who train and then compete with them in a live television knockout ballroom dancing competition.
A syndicated daily one-hour talk show, “T.D. JAKES,” hosted by best-selling author, film & music producer, and entrepreneur T.D. Jakes, premiered in more than 50 cleared U.S. markets in 2016. Quick Tally Interactive Systems empowered the television studio audience to instantly respond to the topics being discussed.
Dance Battle America used Quick Tally to poll the Los Angeles studio audience to instantly select the winning dance team. Alfonso Ribeiro and Jordin Sparks Co-Host this ABC-Dance Competition. Alfonso Ribeiro is also hosting America’s Funniest Home Videos and Dancing With the Stars, which have also used the Quick Tally Audience Response Systems services to determine the winners of their competitions.
In the Spike reality-competition series Sweat Inc., hosted by Jillian Michaels, twenty-seven aspiring fitness entrepreneurs compete to prove they’ve developed the most groundbreaking and effective exercise program out there. In the end, only one will have the business savvy and innovative program to land them $100,000, a feature in Women’s Health Magazine, and the opportunity to launch their fitness empire with Retro Fitness. Quick Tally Interactive Systems provided the Audience Response technology and instantly tallied the audiences votes to determine the contest winner.
A reality television series that follows celebrities as they try to master the art of diving. The celebrities perform each week in front of a panel of judges and a live audience in an Olympic-size diving pool. Quick Tally® instantly tabulates the combined audience & judges’ scoring.
The hour-long NBC syndicated talk show covering relationships, family dynamics, newsmakers of the day, families and individuals facing challenges chose Quick Tally® to provide their audience response system.
In a comedy sketch, “Lopez Tonight” polled its audience in real time to determine the “Employee of the month”. Quick Tally® tracked, scored, and identified the audience members with a combination of having both the most correct votes and those with the “fastest fingers”.
“The Marriage Ref” is a comedy panel show where celebrities help squabbling couples make peace. Created by Jerry Seinfeld, this is relationship advice…with a comic twist. In every episode, the featured spouses who win their arguments will compete for $25,000 and the distinction of being judged the “most right” of the night by the studio audience.
An NYC and Chicago interactive stage play Quick Tally® leads the competition with another “world first” application for audience response. Our ARS was recently used in an interactive stage play! Before each show, the audience used Quick Tally® to choose that night’s cast. Eight actors audition at each performance for one of seven parts. Each actor must be prepared to play any part. What makes it interesting is that the parts are interchangeable. The non-gender specific script contains no pronouns.
NBC’s game show, hosted by Bob Saget pits one against a mob of 100 people. Quick Tally® tracks players “Mob” positioning (100 players) at their positions (Pods) as they are positioned and as the new players replace those eliminated, entering and tracking demographics for the hundreds of players and alternates and of course the voting of 100 people with 100% accuracy with millions of dollars on the line.
NBC’s talent competition where an array of performers — from singers and dancers, to comedians and novelty acts — vie for a one million dollar cash prize. Produced by Simon Cowell & the Producers of American Idol.
The one-hour weekly game show competition show uses Quick Tally® Audience Response System to pick one contestant has unique skills, passion and determination sufficient to win the ultimate title — Master of Champions.
See Quick Tally In Action
When is a bar graph a phallic symbol? Ask Dr. Phil.
Dr. Phil used QTIS audience response voting on a recent show.
See how “Love Connection” uses QTIS audience response voting on a recent show.
Jimmy Kimmel Live
Jimmy Kimmel Live very effectively uses audience response technology audience as a part of the show format to quiz and engage the in studio audience.
Audience Voting on “AFV”
AFV used QTIS audience response voting at its local tapings.The show also used Quick Tally® to combine local studio voting with multiple site voting for its $100,000.00 away shows.
“Lopez Tonight” Audience Poll
In a comedy sketch, “Lopez Tonight” polled its audience in real time to determine the “Employee of the month”. Quick Tally® tracked, scored and identified the audience members with a combination of having both the most correct votes and those with the “fastest fingers”.
- America’s Funniest People
- The Big (Blank) Show
- CBS News Special “Save Our Schools”
- Dance Machine (ABC-TV)
- The Great American Dream Vote
- InterNight Special: The Racial Divide
- The Jenny Jones Show
- Jimmy Kimmel Live
- Killer Karaoke Television Show
- The Last Comic Standing
- Marshall’s US Figure Skating Challenge
- PBS Network WGBH-TV:
“The Future Congress” Television Show
Companion broadcast to the Jim Lehrer Newshour’s PBS Debate Night Live Forum
- PBS Town Hall Meeting
The American Health Care Forum
- Pet Star
- R.A.C.E.: World’s First Multi-site Interactive TV Program
- Racism: What Is The Right Thing
- Reader’s Digest Word Power Challenge (2006)
- Sabado Gigante
- Thirty Seconds to Fame
- To Tell The Truth
- Your Big Break
- Allison Grodner Productions
- Al Roker Productions
- Animal Planet
- Argyle Productions
- BBC World Wide America
- CBS TV
- Dick Clark Productions, Inc.
- Ed McMahon Productions
- Eric Lieber TV Productions
- Farcor Productions
- Fremantle Productions
- The Gurin Company
- Harrah’s Operating Company
- Jack Morton Productions
- Larry Miller Productions
- Lime Grove Productions
- Lock and Key Productions
- Lorimar TV
- Pearson Television
- Univision Television
- Wild Jams Productions