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[10/15/07 - 03:01 PM]
Wheel of Fortune Celebrates Its Milestone 25th Season in November Featuring All-Star Celebrity Guests
Upcoming guests include: Neil Patrick Harris, Jeff Probst, Sherri Shepherd, Montel Williams and Steve Schirripa.

[via press release from CBS]

WHEEL OF FORTUNE CELEBRATES ITS MILESTONE 25TH SEASON IN NOVEMBER FEATURING ALL-STAR CELEBRITY GUESTS

Culver City (October 15, 2007) - WHEEL OF FORTUNE took the show on the road to New York City to celebrate the show's landmark 25th anniversary with three special theme weeks originating from the famed Radio City Music Hall.

The festivities kick off with "Best Friends Week" (airing November 5-9). These five shows will feature New York-area buddies playing together. A full list of the contestants and their hometown is below.

The next week will be "PEOPLE Celebrity Week," (airing November 12-16, 2007), a star-studded week sponsored by PEOPLE magazine, pairing celebrities with fans. While the fans play for cash and prizes, the celebrities will spin the wheel for their favorite charities. " The all-star list of celebrities who played the game are:

Kristan Cunningham (HGTV's "Design on a Dime," "Rachael Ray")
Paula Deen (Food Network's "Paula's Home Cooking")
Robert Gossett ("The Closer")
Neil Patrick Harris ("How I Met Your Mother")
Paige Hemmis ("Extreme Makeover: Home Edition")
Sandra Lee (Food Network's "Semi-Home Made Cooking With Sandra Lee")
Diane Neal ("Law and Order: SVU")
Jeff Probst ("Survivor")
Steve Schirripa ("The Sopranos")
Sherri Shepherd ("The View")
Robin Strasser ("One Life to Live")
Alison Sweeney ("Days of Our Lives," "The Biggest Loser")
Gina Tognoni ("Guiding Light")
Montel Williams ("Montel")
Jacob Young ("All My Children")

For their participation, each celebrity's chosen charity receives a minimum of $10,000.

The third week is "Heroes Week" (airing November 19-23, 2007). These special shows will honor the firefighters, police officers, paramedics, doctors, teachers and more from the Tri-State Area. A full list of the contestants and their hometowns is below.

WHEEL OF FORTUNE can be seen on over 200 stations across the country and is produced by Sony Pictures Television, a Sony Pictures Entertainment Company. It is distributed domestically and internationally by CBS Television Distribution, a unit of CBS Corp.





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· BIGGEST LOSER, THE (NBC)
· CLOSER, THE (TNT)
· EXTREME MAKEOVER: HOME EDITION (ABC)
· HOW I MET YOUR MOTHER (CBS)
· LAW & ORDER: SPECIAL VICTIMS UNIT (NBC)
· MONTEL WILLIAMS SHOW, THE (SYNDICATION)
· RACHAEL RAY (SYNDICATION)
· SOPRANOS, THE (HBO)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· WHEEL OF FORTUNE (SYNDICATION)





[07/01/16 - 09:44 AM]
TV One Addresses National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month with "The Secret She Kept"
Kyla Pratt, Gavin Houston, Kellita Smith and Vanessa A. Williams star in the original movie, premiering Sunday, July 10 on the cable channel.

[07/01/16 - 09:09 AM]
Thursday's Broadcast Ratings: "Big Brother" Rises in Latest Victory for CBS
The Eye wins the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.

[06/30/16 - 06:50 PM]
"Big Brother" Announces the First Ever "Battle Back" Competition
All four "Battle Back" competitions and the reveal of the winner, will air exclusively during a special episode on Friday, July 22.

[06/30/16 - 02:53 PM]
Science Channel to Premiere "Unearthed" July 5 at 10PM
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[06/30/16 - 02:49 PM]
TLC's "My Big Fat American Gypsy Wedding" Returns with More Unique Dresses and Crazy Catfights
The series' fifth season premieres Sunday, July 17 at 10:00/9:00c.

[06/30/16 - 01:50 PM]
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Also on tap this season are Angie Stone, Claudia Jordan, Kenny Lattimore and Rolonda Watts.

[06/30/16 - 12:33 PM]
"Queen Sugar" to Debut with Two-Night Premiere Event Tuesday, September 6, and Wednesday, September 7 at 10 PM ET/PT on OWN
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[06/30/16 - 12:22 PM]
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[06/30/16 - 11:47 AM]
Original Episodes of NBC Hits "Superstore" and "The Voice" Blind Auditions to Air During the Rio Summer Olympics
Look for said installments on Friday, August 19 and Sunday, August 21 at 10:30 p.m. following Olympics coverage.

[06/30/16 - 10:58 AM]
Marvel Television Returns to San Diego Comic-Con
The fun kicks off Thursday, July 21, with the first-ever San Diego Comic-Con Marvel and Netflix panel session.

[06/30/16 - 10:46 AM]
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[06/30/16 - 10:34 AM]
Animal Planet's "Dr. Dee: Alaska Vet" Returns with More Heartwarming Animal Rescues
The all-new season premieres Saturday, July 16 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT on the cable channel.

[06/30/16 - 09:49 AM]
Starting Friday, Your Favorite Films Written and Directed by Albert Brooks Are Available in the U.S.
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[06/30/16 - 09:31 AM]
Cartoon Network Studios Connects Rising Talent with Mentors in Inaugural 3-Day Animation Jam, July 9-11
This 3-day animation jam continues the tradition of Cartoon Network's widely-recognized, artists-first approach in developing and discovering fresh and innovative content across all platforms.

[06/30/16 - 09:21 AM]
Academy Award(R) Winner and Marine Corps Veteran Gene Hackman Narrates Iwo Jima Film for Smithsonian Channel(TM)
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