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Scott Rogowsky leaves HQ Trivia: Will the live mobile game show survive?

Our online columnist Elamin Abdelmahmoud talks about what Rogowsky's departure from HQ Trivia means for the future of the game show app.
Rogowsky recently left his hosting role at HQ Trivia, a game show app that once had millions logging into play every day. (Bryan Bedder/Getty Images for Turner)
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Elamin Abdelmahmoud is Buzzfeed's social media editor and q's online columnist. Every week, he brings us up to speed on the big headlines taking over the internet right now. This week, he joins host Tom Power to talk about the departure of Scott Rogowsky from his role as the host of HQ Trivia.

The game show app once had about 2.3 million users logging on daily to play for real money, but it's waned in popularity over the course of the last year. 

We trace HQ Trivia's rise and fall and discuss whether there's still a future for the faltering app without its star host.

— Produced by Vanessa Nigro

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