Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Lots of big GSN news

-Beginning on the first day of June, the NBC run of "Deal or No Deal" will air weeknights on GSN at 7 PM and 11 PM EST. It will also air Saturdays and Sundays at 2 PM EST and 8 PM EST on Saturdays.

-"1 vs. 100" begins rerunning on GSN June 6th; it will air Saturdays and Sundays at 1 PM EST, Saturdays at 6 PM EST and Sunday mornings at 2 AM EST.

-On Saturday nights beginning on June 13th, two new GSN original game shows will debut- "20 Questions" and "The Money List". "20 Questions" will air regularly at 9 PM EST while "The Money List" airs regularly at 10 PM EST. However, on the premiere day, both shows will have 90-minute episodes, beginning at 8 PM EST (bumping "Deal" in the process).

-"Whammy!" will now air every day at the 11 AM EST timeslot, replacing "Let's Make a Deal" weekdays. Also, at 4 PM EST weekdays, the Donny Osmond version of "Pyramid" will air.

-The first-ever GSN Game Show Awards will debut on June 6th at 8 PM EST, lasting two and a half hours. Not only will this salute the GS world in many different categories, but contestants will get to play games for fabulous prizes! "Deal or No Deal" host Howie Mandel will host the special. Reruns of the telecast will only be two hours long.

-On Father's Day, a "Super Password" marathon will air starting at 9 AM EST and running until 1 PM EST.

Various sources contributed to this report.
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