Jill Burton is a sexy reporter who’s dead set on getting the scoop behind The Uh-Oh! Show – the gory TV sensation that’s sweeping the nation. Get the answer right and win piles of dough, get it wrong and – Uh-Oh! – it’s off with your arms, legs, or more!
But, fans are thristy for more gore! So, Fred Finagler, the show’s mastermind, feeds their depraved craving by launching The Uh-Oh! Show, an even bloodier reality show spectacular – Filled with Big Bad Wolf attacks, Hansel and Gretel-style torture massacres, and mauling mutilations from the Three Bears and a gore-crazed Goldilocks. It’s just the type of prime-time violence Fred needs to keep the ratings high.
But Jill’s investigative intuition tells her something is deadly wrong on this wheel of misfortune. And, it’s not long before she discovers the grisly,,, gruesome… gory truth of what reality happens to the shows’ unlucky contestants. —theuhohshow.com
Herschell Gordon Lewis was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in 1929. After attending grade school, Lewis received a Master’s degree in Journalism at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois. A few years later, he became a professor of English literature at Mississippi State College. He was lured from his teaching career to be manager of WRAC Radio in Racine, Wisconsin, then to become a studio director at WKY-TV in Oklahoma City. In 1953, he settled in Chicago and began working for a friend’s advertising agency while teaching graduate advertising courses at night at Roosevelt University. In the meantime, he began directing commercial advertisements for a production company called Alexander and Associates. Lewis later bought out half of the company with business associate Martin Schmidhofer and renamed it Lewis and Martin Films. In 1960 he decided to go into the filmmaking business and produced The Prime Time (1960), which he made with his own money. It was profitable, so he next… read more