|[08/14/07 - 01:15 PM]
GSN Honors Game Show Legend Merv Griffin the Weekend of August 18 with Five-Hour Marathons Saturday and Sunday
The GSN marathons are in two five-hour blocks Saturday, August 18 and
Sunday, August 19 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ET.
|[via press release from GSN]
GSN Honors Game Show Legend Merv Griffin the Weekend of August 18 With Five-Hour Marathons Saturday and Sunday
Saturday's Event Features Special 'Wheel of Fortune' Episodes While
Sunday's Block Highlights 'Jeopardy' Both Marathons air 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Network Also Features Two Griffin-hosted Classics on Sunday Night
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 14 -- GSN is honoring the life
of television great, Merv Griffin, the big band singer who became a popular
TV talk-show host and prolific game show producer, in two very special
marathon tributes the weekend of August 18. Griffin, who died Sunday at the
age of 82 from prostate cancer, was the creator of two of the longest
running series to date, "Jeopardy" and "Wheel of Fortune." He also was
responsible for starting the careers of several award-winning hosts such as
Chuck Woolery ("Wheel of Fortune"), Ryan Seacrest ("Click"), Art Fleming
("Jeopardy"), Pat Sajak ("Wheel of Fortune") and Vanna White ("Wheel of
The GSN marathons are in two five-hour blocks Saturday, August 18 and
Sunday, August 19 from 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM ET. Saturday's Griffin tribute
will feature an early Woolery "Wheel of Fortune" appearance, White's debut
in 1982 and the show's first road trip to New York City. Sunday's
"Jeopardy" marathon includes "The $1,000,000 Masters Tournament of
Additionally, during its black-and-white programming block Sunday
night, the network is showcasing episodes of two classic series which
Griffin himself hosted. At 3:00 AM, GSN will air the first nighttime
episode of "Play Your Hunch," (Griffin's first network hosting job) from
1960, in which Griffin sings. Following at 3:30 AM, is a 1961 "To Tell The
Truth" episode featuring Griffin as its host filling in for a vacationing
Griffin had a very meaningful connection with GSN. When the network
launched as Game Show Network on Dec. 1, 1994, he was one of the honored
guests who flipped the switch launching the network.
GSN is the entertainment industry leader in multi-platform interactive
game programs. As the premier television network for games, GSN features
challenging games, high intensity casino programs, live participation
shows, reality series and documentaries. GSN's programming includes
original series such as "Chain Reaction," "Lingo" and "High Stakes Poker,"
as well as the classics "Jeopardy" and "Pyramid," among others.
Complementing the network, GSN.com features all types of game play:
innovative Flash games for fun, skill cash game tournaments and
downloadable games. The website also features GSN's two-screen interactive
play-along for prime time shows. Now reaching more than 64 million homes,
GSN is distributed in the U.S. through all major cable systems and
satellite providers. The network is jointly owned by Sony Pictures
Entertainment and Liberty Media Corporation. For further media information,
visit GSN's press website at http://corp.gsn.com.
|[02/21/18 - 08:37 AM]
Netflix Signs New Four Picture Deal with Jay and Mark Duplass
"The Untitled Duplass Brothers Ray Romano Project," the first film on the newly struck deal, will be released later this year.
|[02/21/18 - 08:10 AM]
American Political Drama Series "Madam Secretary" to Premiere on WE tv Starting Wednesday, March 7 at 7PM
Beginning the following week, Wednesday, March 14, the series will air during all-day binge-a-thons on Wednesdays from 10am-4:00am ET/PT.
|[02/21/18 - 07:00 AM]
Video: Danger, Will Robinson! Netflix Releases First Look at "Lost in Space," Launching on Earth on April 13
Netflix provided NASA with access to the pilot episode, which was transmitted 12 days ago to the International Space Station for astronauts to view during their leisure time.
|[02/21/18 - 06:06 AM]
Amazon Studios to Adapt "Consider Phlebas," First Novel of the "Culture" Series, for Television
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|[02/21/18 - 05:32 AM]
Ten More Presenters Announced for 90th Oscars(R)
The additional presenters include Gal Gadot, Mark Hamill, Armie Hammer, Oscar Isaac, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Gina Rodriguez, Eva Marie Saint, Wes Studi, Kelly Marie Tran and Zendaya.
|[02/20/18 - 11:42 PM]
Development Update: Tuesday, February 20
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|[02/20/18 - 03:31 PM]
Moon Girl and Devil Dinosaur Are Heading to TV
Based on the hit comic book series, the animated project follows the adventures of nine-year-old super-genius Lunella Lafayette, an African-America girl who teams up with her crimson-colored dinosaur and uses her smarts to save the day.
|[02/20/18 - 02:30 PM]
Disney Channel's Original Movie "Zombies" Reaches 10.3 Million Viewers Over the Holiday Weekend
Disney Channel further spins the numbers for Friday, February 16.
|[02/20/18 - 02:10 PM]
Team USA Men's Hockey Win Over Slovakia Ranks as NBCSN's Most Watched Late-Night Hockey Game in 4 Years
NBC further spins the numbers for Monday, February 19.
|[02/20/18 - 01:03 PM]
Bravo Media Closes the Deal in New Series "Sell It Like Serhant" Premiering Wednesday, April 11 at 10PM ET/PT
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|[02/20/18 - 12:44 PM]
Netflix Adds to Animation Slate with Series Order for "Tuca & Bertie"
The animated series is a comedy about the friendship between two 30-year-old bird women who live in the same apartment building: Tuca, a cocky, care-free toucan, and Bertie, an anxious, daydreaming songbird.
|[02/20/18 - 12:37 PM]
Smithsonian Channel(TM) Reveals the Hidden World of America's Elusive Mountain Lion in "The Mountain Lion and Me"
Montana filmmaker Casey Anderson has formed a remarkable relationship with one of America's most powerful predators, a mountain lion named Mama Mo.
|[02/20/18 - 10:45 AM]
Discovery Family Introduces the New Pet-Centric World of "Littlest Pet Shop: A World of Our Own" Premiering Saturday, April 14
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|[02/20/18 - 10:02 AM]
Video: New Trailer for Season Two of CBS All Access' "The Good Fight"
The series stars Christine Baranski, Cush Jumbo, Rose Leslie, Delroy Lindo, Audra McDonald, Sarah Steele, Justin Bartha, Michael Boatman and Nyambi Nyambi.
|[02/20/18 - 10:01 AM]
Video: WGN America Reveals "100 Code" Premiere Date for Tuesday, May 29 and Unveils All-New Trailer
"100 Code" is a tense crime thriller, following the hunt for a serial killer who targets young, blonde and blue-eyed women, found dead in fields of flowers.