or


[08/09/06 - 12:00 AM]
GSN Renews 'High Stakes Poker' for a Third Season

[via press release from GSN]

GSN Renews 'High Stakes Poker' for a Third Season

Critically Acclaimed Poker Series is the Only 'Cash Game' on Television

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 9 -- GSN has renewed its highly successful cash game poker series HIGH STAKES POKER for a third season, it was announced today. The second season of HIGH STAKES POKER is currently airing on GSN Monday nights at 9:00 PM ET.

"We were betting that HIGH STAKES POKER would be a success and we have won big," said Rich Cronin, President and CEO of GSN. "This show has proven to be a breakout hit with poker fans. We couldn't be more pleased by the response that we have gotten from viewers and television critics who have called HIGH STAKES POKER a 'must-see' and the 'best poker show' on television."

The location and players for the third season of HIGH STAKES POKER will be announced later. The taping is scheduled to begin in October.

HIGH STAKES POKER is the first true cash game of poker on television with a $100,000 minimum buy-in. Unlike other poker shows that are tournaments such as the "World Series of Poker" where the most players can lose is their initial buy-in of $10,000, the players on GSN's HIGH STAKES POKER have several hundreds of thousands of dollars of their own cash at stake to win and lose.

The first two seasons have featured the top professionals in poker including Doyle Brunson, Daniel Negreanu, Barry Greenstein, Jennifer Harman, Antonio Esfandiari, Mike Matusow, Phil Hellmuth, Phil Laak, Johnny Chan plus many others as well as amateurs Fred Chamanara, a restaurant owner from Chicago and Los Angeles Lakers owner Jerry Buss.

HIGH STAKES POKER's current season was taped at The Palms Casino in Las Vegas. Gabe Kaplan and AJ Benza call the action. Henry Orenstein of HSOR, L.L.C. serves as the Executive Producer of HIGH STAKES POKER.

As the popularity of poker continues to grow, GSN has also announced it will be replaying the first season of HIGH STAKES POKER on Mondays beginning September 18 at 8 PM ET.

--GSN--

SOURCE GSN





  [august 2006]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[12/06/19 - 04:01 PM]
Video: Amazon Original "The Boys" Reveals First Look of Season 2
Fans at CCXP in Brazil were given a first look of the highly anticipated second season.

[12/06/19 - 02:30 PM]
Video: Super Trailer - VH1's "Love & Hip Hop: New York" - Premiering Monday, December 16 at 8PM
VH1 celebrates the city that ignited a cultural phenomenon with its 10th season.

[12/06/19 - 01:33 PM]
National Geographic and Fox 21 Television Studios Release First Look Photo of Cynthia Erivo as the Queen of Soul in "Genius: Aretha"
The eight-part limited series will premiere on National Geographic in May 2020 in 172 countries and in 43 languages.

[12/06/19 - 01:02 PM]
HBO Gives Series Order to "The Untitled Lakers Project," with Adam McKay's Hyperobject Industries Producing
The fast-break drama series chronicles the professional and personal lives of the 1980s Los Angeles Lakers, one of sports' most revered and dominant dynasties - a team that defined its era, both on and off the court.

[12/06/19 - 11:30 AM]
Comedy Central and Refinery29 Announce Digital Content Deal Showcasing Female Comedians on the Rise
"CC x R29: Taking the Stage" is a short-form stand-up series featuring a curation of showcase clips from the lineup of comedians, and "CC x R29: Speak Up" is a short-form storytelling series in which the comedians will share stories about speaking up and being heard.

[12/06/19 - 10:02 AM]
NBC Begins the Year in Full Bloom with Live Telecast of "131st Rose Parade"
Al Roker and Hoda Kotb will co-host NBC's high-definition coverage.

[12/06/19 - 09:30 AM]
Quibi Greenlights "Reno 911!" Season Seven from Comedy Central Productions
The ensemble comedy was created by and stars Robert Ben Garant, Kerri Kenney-Silver and Thomas Lennon, all of whom are attached to write and star in the new season.

[12/06/19 - 09:05 AM]
Maureen McCormick of "A Very Brady Renovation" and Alison Victoria of "Windy City Rehab" to Co-Host HGTV's "White House Christmas 2019" on Sunday, Dec. 15
This year's theme, The Spirit of America, is a tribute to the traditions, customs and history that shape our nation and celebrates the courageous individuals who have kept the American spirit alive.

[12/06/19 - 09:02 AM]
Leonardo DiCaprio to Present Robert De Niro with 2019 SAG Life Achievement Award
DiCaprio co-starred with De Niro in This Boy's Life as Toby, the only son of a single mother in 1950's Washington state.

[12/06/19 - 09:01 AM]
Video: Showtime(R) Debuts Trailer and Official Poster for the Final Season of "Homeland"
As previously announced, the show's swan song kicks off Sunday, February 9 at 9:00/8:00c.

[12/06/19 - 08:15 AM]
HBO Presents an "Axios" Interview Special with Former Vice President Joe Biden, Airing This Sunday, December 8
Mike Allen catches up with the top-tier candidate for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination in Storm Lake, Iowa, for a candid and wide-ranging conversation.

[12/06/19 - 08:12 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Wins Big with "Thursday Night Football"
The Cowboys/Bears showdown delivers for the network in all categories.

[12/06/19 - 06:02 AM]
Performers Announced for West Coast Celebration of "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve with Ryan Seacrest 2020"
Host Ciara, along with Paula Abdul, Kelsea Ballerini, Blanco Brown, Dan + Shay, Green Day, Dua Lipa, Ava Max, Megan Thee Stallion, Anthony Ramos, Salt-N-Pepa and SHAED, will all perform on the West Coast celebration.

[12/05/19 - 11:32 AM]
"Girl Scout Cookie Championship" Celebrates Nation's Girl Scout Cookie Obsession by Transforming Iconic Treats Into Spectacular Dessert Creations
Alyson Hannigan hosts the Food Network series, premiering Monday, February 3 at 8:00/7:00c.

[12/05/19 - 10:22 AM]
Video: "Ronny Chieng: Asian Comedian Destroys America!" Trailer Debut
The stand-up special drops Tuesday, December 17 on Netflix.