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CARD SHARKS
Air Date: Wednesday, June 12, 2019
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#102) "Episode 102"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

SERIES PREMIERE

ABC STACKS THE DECK WITH HOST JOEL MCHALE AND THE PREMIERE OF 'CARD SHARKS' ON ABC, WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12

Joel McHale is set to host the series premiere of "Card Sharks," "102," premiering WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12 (9:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. A game where one turn of a playing card can make you a winner or a loser!

The road to glory and riches begins with two players facing off in a head-to-head elimination race where the winning player claims a $10,000 cash prize and a chance to turn that amount into a life-changing payday. The anticipation builds as the winning contestant risks their prize on predicting seven final cards. The player leaves the game with whatever amount of money they have in their bank after their prediction, and results are revealed on the flip of their seventh and final card.

"Card Sharks" is produced by Fremantle. Scott St. John is showrunner and executive producer, and Jack Martin and Jennifer Mullin are also executive producers.

"Card Sharks" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This episode carries a TV-PG parental guideline.

About Fremantle

Fremantle is one of the largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. A global entertainment powerhouse, Fremantle has an outstanding international network of production teams, companies, and labels in over 30 countries. Fremantle produces more than 12,000 hours of original programming, roll out more than 60 formats and air 450 programs a year worldwide. The group distributes over 20,000 hours of content in more than 200 territories. Fremantle is also a world leader in digital and branded entertainment, with more than 300 million subscribers across 1,400 social channels and over 100 billion views across all platforms.

Fremantle is part of RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast, content, and digital, itself a division of the international media giant Bertelsmann.

For more information, visit www.fremantle.com, follow us @FremantleUS or visit our Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

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CARD SHARKS (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
6/12/19 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2019)
TIME SLOT:
wednesdays from 9:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (??? episodes)
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, April 2019) "Card Sharks" is a suspenseful game where a fortune can be won on the turn of a single playing card! The road to glory and riches begins with two players facing off in a head-to-head elimination race where the winning player claims a $10,000 cash prize and a chance to turn that amount into a life-changing payday. The anticipation builds as the winning contestant risks their prize on predicting seven final cards. The player leaves the game with whatever amount of money they have in their bank after their prediction and results are revealed with the flip of their seventh and final card.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Joel McHale as Host
CREW INFORMATION:
· Jack Martin as EP
· Jennifer Mullin as EP
· Scott St. John as EP
GENRE(S):
· game show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FremantleMedia North America