LocationChase Auditorium (Chicago, IL)
TV: Carl's Holiday Letters, Panelist Round 1 about big news of 2011 in which social media claims another victim, Panelist Round 2 about big news of 2011, Not My Job about the Royal Wedding, Panelist Predictions: How exactly will the world end in 2012? Radio: Carl's Holiday Letters, Opening Panelist Round about big news of 2011 in which social media claims another victim, Bluff the Listener about health care in the UK, Not My Job about the Royal Wedding, Panel Round Two about the big news of 2011, Listener Limerick Challenge, Panelist Predictions: How exactly will the world end in 2012?
"Wait Wait... Don't Tell Me!: A Royal Pain In The News" BBC America TV special aired on 2011-12-23. The TV version did not have the Bluff the Listener round. For the radio version of the show, contestants are chosen from the studio audience rather than the usual listeners. In both versions, the Carl's Holiday Letters round were played by the panelists and not the a studio audience member or a listener contestant.