Fan Pan Tae (แฟนพันธุ์แท้)
is a quiz show of Thailand.
On air : Friday 10.10PM - 12.10AM Royal Thai Army
Radio & Television, Channel 5
Presenter : Phanya Nirunkul, Tankhun Jitissara and Ek Himsakul
(Rotation: one person hosted in each episode).
Production by : Workpoint Entertainment Public Co., Ltd.
Fan Pan Tae is a knowledge-enhancing game of personal interests.
The program has become talk of the town shortly since its first
broadcast on 1 September 2000. The game was recognized as winner of
best game or quiz programme from Asian Television Award in 2003 and
2004. In addition, the show has won multiple awards from many
institutions in Thailand.
The game challenges player in all aspects of their passion such as
sport, hobby, music, and famous person, etc. The question will be
put to the test to see if you really are the "hard-core fan" (Sud
Yord Fan Pan Tae).
Five finalists compete to be the "hard-core fan". The game
challenges your memory, quick answer, and ability to solve the
puzzle. The special prize, custom made for each game, makes the
contest unique and precious for the winner. The weekly winner will
join the year end challenge for "Fan of the year".
Your heartbeat will go up as you wait for the host to confirm
whether you get to the right answer. The excitement continues
throughout the whole hour of the show as challenged, and one of a
kind question awaits for answers.
Fan pan tae, a knowledge-enhancing game of personal interests,
challenges the contestants’ amazing ability and knowledge of their
interests. The program, a phenomenon of Thailand’s quiz show, has
become a talk of the town shortly since its debut in 2000. The
tremendous excitement makes your breath hold whilst waiting for the
host to confirm the right answer. The game is awarded the winner of
the best game or quiz programme from Asian Television Awards in
2003 and 2004, including multiple awards from many institutions in
Thailand. The game challenges contestants in all aspects of their
passion, such as, sports, music, history, literature, famous
The competition will find the genuine fan, one out of the 5
contestants. The first competition involves memorization and
spontaneous response in answering the question pictures within 3
seconds. The next break competes between 2 pairs to find the last
two contestants by answering the question from a hint of a given
qualification or jigsaw game. The final round lets the last 2
contestants answer the question from a hint of a given
qualification to find the last man standing. In last break, the
winner who is able to answer the special question will become “The
genuine fan” and receive special unique prizes. At the end of the
year, winners from each telecast will join the year end challenge
for the “Fan of the Year” for the grand prize, such as land, house
and a brand new car (Toyota Camry
2007), which is worth more than 4 million bahts.
Fan Pan Tae, while popular, is repeatedly questioned about its
accuracy. Internet webboard posters, such as in Pantip.com
, has proven that the show was giving
wrong answers in many occasions. A more serious allegation claims
that the show is giving unfairly advantages to famous contestants,
especially those in the show business, over ordinary people who
contest in the same topic (anyone can apply to play the game,
regardless of their notability.) Another Workpoint's show, Tod Sa Gun Game
, is also criticized of