Instant Recall

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Instant Recall
Instant Recall (logo).jpg
Created by Gary Dawson
Ron Deutsch
Presented by Wink Martindale
Starring Angela Daun
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 8
Executive producer(s) David R. Franzke
Running time 30 minutes
Original channel GSN
Original release March 4, 2010 (2010-03-04) – May 31, 2010 (2010-05-31)

Instant Recall is an American hidden camera, game show hosted by Wink Martindale. The series premiered on GSN on Thursday, March 4, 2010 at 8:30 p.m., with a new episode airing each Thursday for eight weeks.[1][2] The show features contestants who are placed in unusual situations and are filmed with a hidden camera.[2][3] The contestants are then tested on what they just experienced to see how good their memories are.[4] The more correct answers they provide, the more cash and prizes they win.[2]

Instant Recall is the first game show hosted by Martindale since Debt aired on Lifetime from 1996 to 1998.[2]


Hosted by Wink Martindale with Angela Daun, both of whom appear in every segment of the show, Instant Recall also features 15 additional main cast members. These improvising actors set up two unsuspecting participants, in separate segments, in each episode.

Series Regular Cast (Alphabetical)
  • Brandon Breault
  • Jefandi Cato
  • Carin Chea
  • Robin DeMarco
  • Kateri DeMartino
  • Shannon Freyer
  • Reggie Gaskins
  • Amy Highfill
  • Derek James
  • Dan Lawler
  • Michael McCusker
  • Nicole Neuman
  • Summer Still
  • Wendy Wilkins
  • Lesley Wolf

See also[edit]


  1. ^ Lycan, Gary. "Radio - Who's News". The Orange County Register. Retrieved 2010-02-05. 
  2. ^ a b c d Davis, Alex. "Wink Martindale Hosts GSN’s Instant Recall Starting March 4th". Buzzerblog. Retrieved 2010-02-05. 
  3. ^ Grosvenor, Carrie. "Wink Martindale is Back!". (The New York Times Company). Retrieved 2010-02-05. 
  4. ^ Sassone, Bob. "Wink Martindale to Host Instant Recall on GSN Starting March 4". TV Squad (AOL). Retrieved 2010-02-05.