The Late Shift

The Late Shift is trivia for the night owls and insomniacs of Buzztime Nation. We all know that the real excitement happens after 10pm. The later you stay up, the clearer your mind gets, right?

Well we've packed each 15-minute game with fun general trivia, and an extra shot of pop culture, so you won't have to rack your brain while you're winding down your day (or just getting it started)... and you'll even have the chance to earn perfect score Badges while you're playing!


Play daily from 11pm – closing!*
(*11pm AT/HI, 9pm AK)


Find a location near you!


  • Ask your server for a Playmaker® or gaming Tablet, or download the Mobile Playmaker app for your iOS or Android smartphone
  • Choose The Late Shift from the menu on the Playmaker
  • You will be asked 10 questions, worth a maximum of 1,000 points apiece
  • There are four possible answers
  • Use the Playmaker to select your answer
  • As time counts down, so do the points. Also, two of the incorrect answers will disappear at allotted times.
  • You can change your answer at any time
  • There is no penalty for getting the answer wrong
  • The person with the highest local cumulative total wins the game
  • Your scores will be ranked against other players across the network, so check to see how you did at the end of the game on our leaderboard!
  • Get out and play at a Buzztime restaurant or barlocation near you!