GSN Greenlights Original Series ‘Idiot Test’, Re-Ups ‘The Chase’, Sets Season 3 Premiere Date For ‘American Bible Challenge’, Unveils 2014 Slate

By | Tuesday March 18, 2014 @ 9:59am PDT

GSN has greenlitgsn18 original series Idiot Test, hosted by comedian Ben Gleib, it announced today at its upfront in New York. GSN ordered 40 episodes of the series, which is scheduled to debut later this year. It also re-upped hit series The Chase and set premiere dates for returning The American Bible Challenge and new original series It Takes A Church as it unveiled its 2014 development slate. The network ordered 13 episodes of Chase for Season 3, which is slated to air this year. Hosted by Brooke Burns, with Mark Labbett, The Chase has been seen by more than 15 million total viewers since its premiere in August 2013, GSN says. The network also announced that the third season of its highest-rated original series of all time, American Bible Challenge, will premiere May 22 at 8 PM with two back-to-back original episodes. It will continue with new episodes Thursdays at 8 PM. The upcoming original series It Takes A Church will premiere on Thursday, June 5 at 9 PM following original episodes of American Bible Challenge. GSN also revealed an integration deal with ChristianMingle, the largest online community for Christian singles for the new series. Click over for a complete description of GSN’s slate: Read More »

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GSN Greenlights ‘It Takes A Church’

By | Tuesday December 17, 2013 @ 9:53am PST

gsnlogoGSN has ordered eight one-hour episodes of new original series It Takes A Church. Hosted by singer-songwriter Natalie Grant, each episode features members of a Christian congregation playing matchmaker in a competition toRead More »

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GSN Orders Body-Painting Competition Series ‘Skin Wars’

By | Thursday September 12, 2013 @ 10:00am PDT

GSN has ordered eight episodes of one-hour original series Skin Wars, a competition show which aims to find the most talented and versatile body painter in the country. It will premiere in 2014. During the competition, … Read More »

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GSN Orders ‘Mind Of A Man’ Game Show

By | Wednesday August 14, 2013 @ 11:00am PDT

GSN has ordered 40 episodes of the new, original half-hour game show in which two female contestants, with the help of a celebrity panel, try to figure out what men really think about dating, marriage, working, etc. … Read More »

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GSN’s ‘American Bible Challenge’ Renewed For Third Season

By | Thursday August 8, 2013 @ 11:53am PDT

Not a huge surprise for GSN‘s highest-rated original series ever. Jeff Foxworthy also is returning as host and Kirk Franklin as musical co-host of the one-hour game show in which contestants compete on their knowledge of the … Read More »

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ABC Family Hires Former GSN Exec Kelly Goode As VP Original Programming

By | Monday July 15, 2013 @ 10:02am PDT

TV veteran Kelly Goode has been named VP Original Programming for ABC Family, where she will be responsible for all existing scripted series including drama and comedy as the network launches a dedicated Current team amid a … Read More »

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GSN Renews ‘The Chase’ Ahead Of August Premiere

By | Monday July 1, 2013 @ 11:00am PDT

Based on the UK show, The Chase is not set to premiere until August 6, but today GSN said it has ordered another eight episodes for Season 2 to air later this … Read More »

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GSN’s ‘The Chase’ To Premiere August 6

By | Tuesday June 18, 2013 @ 10:00am PDT

The GSN original series The Chase is a one-hour quiz show show adapted from the British original that pits a team of four contestants against a resident genius — in this case Mark Labbett, one of the original … Read More »

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Brooke Burns To Host GSN’s ‘The Chase’

By | Monday May 27, 2013 @ 7:27pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Brooke Burns has inked a deal to host GSN‘s The Chase, the network’s new rapid-fire quiz show adapted from the British original that pits a team of four contestants against a resident genius. … Read More »

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GSN Orders Quiz Show ‘The Chase’, Sets ‘Minute To Win It’ Premiere

By | Tuesday April 9, 2013 @ 9:30am PDT

GSN enjoyed a robust year of growth in 2012 anchored by hits Family Feud and faith-based show The American Bible Challenge. Season to date, GSN is up 31% among adults 25-54. Today at its New York upfront the network announced an eight-episode order for new quiz show The Chase, based on the UK show of the same name, and a June 25 premiere date for the Apolo Anton Ohno-hosted Minute To Win It. GSN also unveiled six new series in development including a Utah-set dance competition show and family-oriented and dating game shows:
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Apolo Anton Ohno To Host GSN’s ‘Minute To Win It’

By | Thursday March 14, 2013 @ 11:00am PDT
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Decorated Olympic athlete/TV personality/Dancing With The Stars champion Apolo Anton Ohno will be the host of GSN’s version of Minute To Win It. The cable network is producing 40 original episodes of the the reality game show, which originated on NBC with host Guy Fieri. It is slated to premiere in summer 2013. Read More »

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GSN Orders New Episodes Of ‘Minute To Win It’; Shine America Producing

By | Monday February 4, 2013 @ 11:14am PST

GSN announced today that it has put in a 40-show order for the game show Minute To Win It. The new one-hours are produced by Shine America, based on the format owned by Shine’s sister … Read More »

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GSN’s ‘American Bible Challenge’ Adds Choir, Kirk Franklin As Co-Host

By | Friday January 18, 2013 @ 9:00am PST
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Musician and producer Kirk Franklin will join GSN‘s The American Bible Challenge as musical co-host for the second season of the network’s breakout  studio-based game, in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of the Bible. Franklin, … Read More »

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GSN’s ‘American Bible Challenge’ Back In March, ‘Family Trade’ To Debut Same Month

By | Wednesday January 9, 2013 @ 11:10am PST

GSN said today that the second season of The American Bible Challenge will return on March 21. Also coming in March, the network said, is the new reality series Family Trade which debuts on March 5 with … Read More »

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GSN Orders 2nd Season Of ‘The American Bible Challenge’

By | Tuesday October 9, 2012 @ 11:31am PDT

Jeff Foxworthy is coming back to test your knowledge of the Good Book. GSN announced today that it has ordered a second season of The American Bible Challenge. The order is for nine episodes of the … Read More »

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Daysun Perkins Loses GSN Job Days After Ending CBS Sex Discrimination Suit

By | Monday September 10, 2012 @ 11:05pm PDT

EXCLUSIVE: Sources tell me Executive Director of Original Programming and Development Daysun Perkins was let go from GSN last week. The exit occurred just days after he asked the court to dismiss a sexual discrimination suit he’d filed in Read More »

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GSN Orders Car Trading Reality Series

By | Thursday August 9, 2012 @ 2:48pm PDT
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GSN (formerly Game Show Network) has picked up Family Trade, a new original unscripted series about the quirky barter system employed by G-Stone Motors, a GMC and Ford dealership in Middlebury, Vermont. GSN has ordered eight episodes … Read More »

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GSN Acquires Off-Net Rights To ‘Minute To Win It’

By | Tuesday July 17, 2012 @ 10:27am PDT

GSN Minute To Win ItSanta Monica, CA – July 17, 2012 – GSN announced it has acquired off-network rights to 68 one-hour episodes of the hit game show MINUTE TO WIN IT from NBCUniversal Cable & New Media Distribution.

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GSN Sets Premiere Date For ‘The American Bible Challenge’

By | Monday July 2, 2012 @ 12:12pm PDT

American Bible Challenge GSNGame Show Network announced that it has set an August 23 premiere date for The American Bible Challenge, the Jeff Foxworthy-hosted game show that the network announced back in January. The one-hour show tests … Read More »

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