[01/08/09 - 02:46 PM]
'Wcg Ultimate Gamer' - Sci Fi's New Reality Competition Series
Hannah Simone and Joel Gourdin will host the series - formerly known as "Gamequest" - due in March.

[10/30/08 - 06:43 AM]
Sci Fi Channel Greenlights Wcg Gamequest for Early 2009
The eight-episode elimination-style reality competition pits "12 contestants against each other in a series of video game challenges in order to find the 'Best All-Around Gamer' in the United States."

[03/15/07 - 01:53 AM]
Development Update: Thursday, March 15
Updates include: Pilots lure Chris Klein, Jason Biggs, Ricki Lake and Michael McKean.

[11/20/06 - 03:55 PM]
GSN to Air 'Worldwide Webgames Championship' December 3
Todd Newton hosts the special, which features the best causal games players - such as Bejeweled 2, Zuma and Solitaire - in the world.

[08/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Stars Come Out for Exciting Two-Night "America's Got Talent" Season Finale

[08/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
Rogue Magicians Penn & Teller to Bring Their Magic to Tonight's "America's Got Talent" Live Results Show

[08/03/06 - 12:00 AM]
'America's Got Talent' to Showcase a True Variety of Special Performances During Thursday's Live-Results Show

[07/21/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Orders Additional Seasons of Hot Alternative Programs 'America's Got Talent' and 'Last Comic Standing'

[07/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Extends Its Summer Winning Streak to Five Weeks

[06/30/06 - 12:00 AM]
Kathy Najimy Wins the Gameshow Marathon Championship Trophy and $100,000 for the Charity of Her Choice

[06/20/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Extends Summer Winning Streak to Three Weeks

[06/13/06 - 12:00 AM]
CBS Makes It Two Straight Summer Weekly Wins in Viewers

[06/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Primetime Results for the Week of May 29-June 4

[06/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
A Dramatic Week for Cbs

[06/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
The Time Period Premiere of "Game Show Marathon" Places First in Viewers and Adults 25-54

[06/01/06 - 12:00 AM]
A Special Preview of "Game Show Marathon" Wins Its Time Period in Viewers

[05/18/06 - 12:00 AM]
Brandy, David Hasselhoff and Piers Morgan Named as Judges of NBC's "America's Got Talent" from Simon Cowell and Fremantlemedia

[05/10/06 - 12:00 AM]
Emmy-Winning Television Legend Regis Philbin Named as Host of NBC's New Talent Competition Series 'America's Got Talent' from Simon Cowell and Fremantlemedia

[05/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
Games, Suburban Secrets, Music and All-Stars Come to CBS This Summer

[03/16/06 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: March 16

[02/02/06 - 12:00 AM]
NBC Partners with TV Hit-Makers Simon Cowell and Fremantlemedia on New Variety Talent Competition Series Seeking the Hottest Amateur Performers from Across the Country to Headline in Las Vegas

[11/23/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: November 21-23

5/31/06 - 6/29/06
canceled/ended (2005-2006 season)
completed airing its current season
1 (7 episodes)
(from CBS's press release) GAMESHOW MARATHON features six celebrity contestants competing in a weekly elimination-style tournament in which they play different classic game shows during each episode. Future episodes include, "Beat the Clock," "Press Your Luck," "Card Sharks," "Match Game" and "Family Feud." A champion will be crowned at the end of the series. In addition, the program will include a viewer participation element whereby they will have a chance to win the celebrity's grand prize each episode through a wireless (text message) trivia game that enters viewers into a sweepstakes.
· Ricki Lake as Host
· Cecile Frot-Cruz as EP
· Paul Jackson as EP
· Stuart Krasnow as EP
· game show
· FremantleMedia North America
· ITV Studios