Game show finale canceled as host tests positive for COVID-19
G4 TV’s new hit game show give me your price was again removed from the schedule. After the Season 1 finale was pushed back from its original May 19 date to Thursday, May 26, Twitch streamers AustinShow, which hosts the extravagant show, announced on Wednesday that the give me your price The Season 1 finale was once again canceled after testing positive for COVID-19.
AustinShow gave the sad update on Twitter on Wednesday afternoon. In a message to his fans, the game show host, who recently traveled to Florida, shared that he had recently “tested positive for Covid-19”. AustinShow said he was feeling “good” and his “symptoms are pretty mild”, joking, “I’m never going back to the state of Florida either.” In a follow-up tweethe added that give me your price would not air this week, writing, “following this no give me your price final tomorrow. I had a really great cast and I’ll try to keep that together for when I get better.” It’s unclear if the season finale will be postponed. AustinShow has yet to provide any further updates.
give me your price is a fun and outrageous game show led by AustinShow alongside fellow Twitch streamers Will Neff and JustaMinx. The trio presents bizarre objects for sale on the Internet and the contestants must guess their values.
Although this is only its first season, give me your price has been awash with scheduling hurdles since its premiere in February. At the beginning of May, the show was notably left out of the weekly program of G4 for the week of May 2. However, at the time, insiders noted that the show typically takes a break every few weeks, meaning the break was not unprecedented. Although the show returned, give me your price was again removed from G4’s television schedule for the week of May 21, which was originally slated to be its Season 1 finale week. A lineup alert informed fans that “the give me your price The Season 1 finale will air next Thursday, May 26 instead.” The postponed finale date was due to JustaMinx not being available for filming, as she took part in Creator Clash, a boxing tournament of celebrities in Tampa, Florida.
In a message to G4 staff in the network’s Discord community, a staff member explained the give me your price the team didn’t want to film the final without JustaMinx. The message read: “Hey team, as you have seen there is no show this week as Minx is still out of town, we are pushing our season finale to next Thursday May 26th for us making sure that the whole team is there to really breathe. it comes out big!”
give me your price usually airs Thursdays at 5 p.m. ET live on Twitch and YouTube via the G4 and AustinShow channels. The edited versions will then air on G4’s linear cable channel, as well as its Pluto TV channel, G4 Select. Archives of past episodes and highlight compilations are currently viewable on YouTube.