WITH OVER 1 MILLION ROUNDS PLAYED SINCE ITS DEBUT,
"THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE" GAME
BRINGS GSN'S RECORD BREAKING SERIES
TO SOCIAL AND MOBILE GAMERS
Free Facebook game and mobile app now available
in conjunction with record-setting debut of
GSN's new original series THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE
Santa Monica, CA - August 28, 2012 - Using cutting-edge technology to celebrate Bible knowledge, GSN has launched THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE GAME for iPhone, iPad, and Facebook (with an Android version coming soon). The free game -- featuring several levels of increasingly challenging Bible trivia questions -- is an exciting extension of the network's new hit original series THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE, and has already attracted over 150,000 users, with over 1 million rounds played and growing. THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE garnered the network's highest delivery in its 17-year history with 2.3 million total viewers for the night and 1.7 million total viewers for its series premiere at 8 pm ET on Thursday, August 23rd and returns with an all-new episode this Thursday, August 30th at 8 pm ET/PT.
To access the game on Facebook or download the free mobile app from the Apple iTunes store, visit: http://gsntv.com/bible-games
"We're excited to offer fans a fully interactive way to enjoy their own American Bible Challenge, and to share the experience with their friends on Facebook," said Stephen Croncota, Executive Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer, GSN. "The app features all the fast-paced competition and enjoyment of the show, any time you want it!"
With THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE GAME, players can:
· Play seamlessly across multiple platforms (Facebook/iOS smartphones or tablets)
· Enjoy a variety of trivia challenges - multiple choice, fill-in-the-blank, picture scramble and more - spanning the entire Bible
· Unlock new rounds and new levels of increasingly challenging questions
· Earn extra points by completing rounds quickly
· Check the leaderboards to compare scores with friends
· Share scores and challenge friends on Facebook
· Learn from incorrect answers via the "Bible Study" feature powered by American Bible Society
· View exclusive content provided by American Bible Society
· Watch episode recaps of THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE
· Learn more about contestants and their charities
· Soon be able to play anonymously on the app without logging on
About THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE (Thursdays at 8 pm ET/PT)
Comedian and author Jeff Foxworthy hosts THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE, a studio-based game in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of the Bible. Utilizing current as well as historical references, questions are drawn from the rich, dense narrative found in the world's best-selling book. The contestants share their compelling back-stories and each team plays for a charity. THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE is produced by RelativityREAL for GSN.
About American Bible Society
Headquartered in Manhattan, the 196-year-old American Bible Society exists to make the Bible available to every person in a language and format each can understand and afford, so all people may experience its life-changing message. One of the nation's oldest nonprofit organizations, today's American Bible Society provides interactive, high- and low-tech resources enabling first-time readers and seasoned theologians alike to engage with the best-selling book of all time.
GSN is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming and competitive entertainment via its 75-million subscriber television network and online game sites. GSN's cross-platform content gives game lovers the opportunity to win cash and prizes, whether through GSN's popular TV game shows or through GSN Digital's free casual games, mobile and social games, and cash competitions. GSN is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. GSN and its subsidiary, WorldWinner.com, Inc., are owned by DIRECTV and Sony Pictures Entertainment. For further information, please visit www.gsntv.com.