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[01/16/14 - 11:35 AM]
"Gilligan's Island" Docks at TV Land for the First Time in 10 Years
The network is celebrating in a big way by kicking off with a "12-Hour Tour" marathon on Monday, January 20 from 9am to 9pm.

[via press release from TV Land]

"GILLIGAN'S ISLAND" DOCKS AT TV LAND FOR THE FIRST TIME IN 10 YEARS

Join TV Land For A "12-Hour Tour" With Your Favorite Stranded Sailors on Monday, January 20th

New York, NY, January 16, 2014 - The old gang is back and better than ever! TV Land is welcoming "Gilligan's Island" back to the network after a 10-year hiatus and for the first time ever, fans will be able to see the series re-mastered in HD. The network is celebrating in a big way by kicking off with a "12-Hour Tour" marathon on Monday, January 20th from 9am to 9pm. The classic sitcom then settles into its regular slot in primetime airing between 7pm and 9pm from Monday through Saturday.

Join the fun online and follow @TVLand #12HrTourathon, and check out the TV Land Buzzfeed list of "Best Uses of Coconuts." Pinterest will house pictures of the actual "island" and users can go to TVLand.com and TV Land on Facebook for more "Gilligan" fun.

Launched in 1964, "Gilligan's Island" became one of the most widely-seen and successful series ever in syndication. Created by Sherwood Schwartz and inspired by "Robinson Crusoe," Schwartz developed what he believed to be a meaningful show that represented various citizens of America, brought together to survive on a deserted island. With his selection of characters -- the wealthy, the glamour girl, a brainiac, a wholesome girl, the misfit and the resourceful bull of a man -- Schwartz had hoped that the audience would find someone on the island with whom they could identify. The S.S. Minnow crew - the bumbling, Gilligan (Bob Denver) and the Skipper, Jonas Grumby (Alan Hale, Jr.) -- get their passengers to safety and then spend the next four years trying to get themselves off of the island. The other survivors include: Thurston Howell III (Jim Backus) and his wife Lovey (Natalie Schafer), who are worth millions of dollars; Ginger Grant (Tina Louise), a Hollywood movie star; Mary Ann Summers (Dawn Wells), an all-American girl from Kansas; and the Professor Roy Hinkley (Russell Johnson), a scientist.

About TV Land

TV Land is the programming destination featuring the best in entertainment on all platforms for consumers in their 40s and 50s. Consisting of original programming, classic and contemporary television series acquisitions, hit movies and digital portfolio, TV Land is now seen in over 98 million U.S. Homes.

About Viacom

Viacom (NASDAQ: VIAB, VIA) is home to premier global media brands that create compelling television programs, motion pictures, short-form video, apps, games, consumer products, social media and other entertainment content for audiences in more than 160 countries and territories. Viacom's media networks, including MTV, VH1, CMT, Logo, BET, CENTRIC, Nickelodeon, Nick Jr., TeenNick, Nicktoons, Nick at Nite, Comedy Central, TV Land, SPIKE, T?3s, Paramount Channel and VIVA, reach approximately 700 million television subscribers worldwide. Paramount Pictures, America's oldest film studio, is a major global producer and distributor of filmed entertainment.

For more information about Viacom and its businesses, visit www.viacom.com. Keep up with Viacom news by following Viacom's blog at blog.viacom.com and Twitter feed at www.twitter.com/Viacom.





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