MC Lai Van Sam – who 'paved the way' for game shows?  |  Celebrity
03/10/2021 | 09:09

(Nguoinoitieng.vn) – With 30 years of dedication and commitment to Vietnamese television, journalist and MC Lai Van Sam is credited as the one who inspired and paved the way for game shows.

History

Lai Van Sam, born on June 10, 1957, originally from Phu Tho city, Phu Tho province. He is known and loved by the public as a host of TV shows on VTV3 such as: SV 96, SV 2000, Interprovincial Contest Game, Dou Tri, Arena 100, Magic Hat, Who is a millionaire, Choose the right price, We are warriors , Baby Sun, Unlimited – Sasuke Vietnam, Happy Memories.

Lai Van Sam is a veteran MC face for viewers.Lai Van Sam is a veteran MC face for viewers.

Career

From 1975 to 1987, Lai Van Sam studied in the Soviet Union, majoring in the Hindu language. Long after leaving the country, he worked as a vendor with his mother-in-law in Dong Xuan Market, Hanoi.

At the end of 1987, he worked as a translator from Soviet to Vietnamese for sports programs on Vietnamese television, and was gradually given the task of editing and commentating on Soviet and world weekly sports programs.
From a Soviet translator for the Lai Van Sam station, he became an editor for the international programs of Vietnamese television channels.From a Soviet translator for the Lai Van Sam station, he became an editor for the international programs of Vietnamese television channels.

However, in early 1988, he quit working at the TV station and returned to sell goods at Dong Xuan Market.

In June 1988, which was also the time of the European Football Championship, he was invited to work again at the Vietnamese TV channel to report and summarize football events.

In fact, football programs are only replayed, not reported live, because VTV facilities are still very poor at this time, plus the lack of staff, so commentary and editing work is quite difficult.

VTV facilities at present are very poor. VTV facilities at present are very poor.

After that, Lai Van Sam, Tran Tien Duc and Vu Huy Hung were tasked with live reporting the matches of the 1988 Summer Olympics in Seoul – the world’s first sporting event reported live by VTV.

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However, as access to football team information is still very difficult, most commentators do not have any pre-match information on the participating teams.

In 1992, Lai Van Sam became responsible for the VKT program – Culture, Science

At the end of 1995, the journalist Lai Van Sam decided to switch to the production of the SV96 program, under VTV3.

Lai Van Sam hosts SV96.Lai Van Sam hosts SV96.

After that, Lai Van Sam was appointed as the Head of Department VTV3 (thematic channel on Sports, Entertainment and Economic Information), and at the same time as the host of many famous game shows such as: Arena 100, Magic hat, Who wants to be a millionaire, Pick the right prize, We are warriors.

On July 1, 2017, journalist Lai Van Sam announced his official retirement from Vietnamese television after 30 years of service.

On July 1, 2017, journalist Lai Van Sam announced his official retirement from Vietnamese television after 30 years of service. On July 1, 2017, journalist Lai Van Sam announced his official retirement from Vietnamese television after 30 years of service.

After his retirement, Lai Van Sam continues to take on the role of MC for a number of music programs, award shows and game shows. In early September 2017, Lai Van Sam hosted the TV show “Little Big Shots” and in May 2018, he continued to host the game show “The Great War” aired on VTV3.

After the above two programs ended on December 28, 2018, viewers continued to see MC Lai Van Sam as the “host” of a program called Happy Memories.

After his retirement, Lai Van Sam continues to take on the role of MC for a number of music programs, award shows and game shows. After his retirement, Lai Van Sam continues to take on the role of MC for a number of music programs, award shows and game shows.

This program has received positive comments and love from many viewers due to its engaging content, famous guests, and Lai Van’s wit, grace, and closeness. Sat.

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On October 5, 2008, Lai Van Sam was awarded “Most Favorite Game Show Host” by Vietnam Television Station, a vote organized by Television Magazine.

In 2017, Lai Van Sam was honored to receive the First Class Labor Medal.

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Personal impressions

SV 96 marked a turning point in the career of journalist and editor Lai Van Sam with the legendary saying of Lai Van Sam: “Yes, 9.5; 9, 5 and 9.5″ that the girls and boys of the time never forgot. The program not only created a real craze in the student community but even the children or the elderly loved it.

With a witty and approachable host, Lai Van Sam conveyed the youthful atmosphere of a youth to viewers with a young generation of dynamic, creative and confident Vietnamese.

With a witty and tight schedule, Lai Van Sam conveyed the youthful atmosphere of a youth to the audience. With a witty and tight schedule, Lai Van Sam conveyed the youthful atmosphere of a youth to the audience.

Since then, the fame of game shows began to form and the demand from the public increased.

Besides SV 96, another TV program also associated with MC Lai Van Sam is Interprovincial Game. A program with students from universities requiring movement and ingenuity attracted a large audience.

Thanks to the success of VTV’s first 2 game shows, Lai Van Sam continues to host many other programs. And Who Wants To Be A Millionaire with the tagline “Now let’s find Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?” Lai Van Sam is the memory and childhood of many people.

Lai Van Sam - A familiar face on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire.Lai Van Sam – A familiar face on the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire program.

At the time of the birth of the show “Who wants to be a millionaire”, although Lai Van Sam had become the leader of the VTV3 channel, perhaps his career made him resume the position of “hot seat” for to run the show, not It’s saying too much that if Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Day was hosted by someone else, the show wouldn’t be as successful as it is today.

Game show programs from experimental forms such as SV 96, Interprovincial Games to programs that buy overseas copyrights can be said to be Who Wants to Be a Millionaire, We Are Soldiers all have a bold impression of MC Lai Van Sam.

Lai Van Sam with his composure, thoughtful attitude, kind smile and inspiring voice, mixed with wit and humor will make the audience unforgettable. We wish him a lot of health to continue the unfinished projects and hope that the public will see him appear more as an animator on the small screen.