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
Nellie Andreeva

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 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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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Talent’ And ‘Buried Treasure’ Rise, ‘Big Brother’ Slips

Nellie Andreeva

Summer staples America’s Got Talent and Big Brother moved in opposite ratings directions last night. NBC’s Talent results show (2.8/8, 11.8 million viewers) at 9 PM was up 12% from its fast national 18-49 number last week (up 8% from … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Big Brother’ Rises & Ties Season High, ‘Talent’ Slips

By | Thursday September 1, 2011 @ 9:53am PDT
Nellie Andreeva

CBS’ Big Brother (3.2/10 in adults 18-49, 8.2 million viewers) was the top program last night. It was up 10% from last week in the demo to tie its season high on any night. Since Big Brother tends … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: Fox’s Reality Series ‘Buried Treasure’ Off To Weak Start

Nellie Andreeva

Fox’s unscripted series Buried Treasure became the latest new broadcast show this summer to underperform, drawing a 1.0/3 among adults 18-49 in its premiere last night. It finished last in the 8 PM hour behind CBS’ Big BrotherRead More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Brother’, CBS Tops

Nellie Andreeva

In the face of depressed August HUT levels, one more network, Fox, went into rerun mode on Thursdays following the end of So You Think You Can Dance. The decreased competition gave CBS’ Big Brother a boost: The … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: Most Originals Inch Up

Nellie Andreeva

Reality series got a ratings bump across the board last night. Fox’s So You Think You Can Dance Top 4 performance show (1.9/6 in 18-49) was up 6% from last week and gave Fox a nightly win in … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘America’s Got Talent’, ‘Dance’, ‘Love In The Wild’ Drop

Nellie Andreeva

CBS’ Big Brother (2.5/8 in adults 18-49, 6.7 million) inched up 4% to rank as the highest-rated program last night. It buoyed CBS (1.7/5, 6.1 million) to No. 2 for the night in 18-49 despite being followed by repeats. Fox … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘SYTYCD’ & ‘Talent’ Steady, ‘Big Brother’ Slips

Nellie Andreeva

Fox won Wednesday night with the Top 8 performance show of So You Think You Can Dance (2.0/6), which featured Lady Gaga as a guest judge. Both SYTYCD and NBC’s America’s Got Talent (2.7/8) were even with last week and … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Better With You’ Fights For Its Life With 19% Ratings Jump

Nellie Andreeva

Bubble shows are getting their final chance to make a case for renewal this week, and ABC’s comedy Better with You did its best last night. The multi-camera comedy, considered a long shot for renewal, drew a 1.9/6 in adults … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Happy Endings’ Off To Slow Start, ‘Breaking In’ Drops In Week 2

Nellie Andreeva

ABC’s established comedies, Modern Family (3.8/10) and The Middle (1.8/6), returned with originals lower. Modern Family was down 14% from its last first-run episode March 23, The Middle down 10%. Sandwiched between them was Better With You (1.5/4), which aired its … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ABC Freshman Series & ‘Survivor’ Hit Lows, Univision Third Again

Nellie Andreeva

A two-hour American Idol (7.5/21 in adults 18-49, 23.6 million viewers) delivered another dominating Wednesday win for Fox. The Top 11 performance show (redux) was down 5% from last week’s Top 11 performance episode and 1% in total viewers. But in the apples-to-apples comparison to last week’s fast national numbers … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘The Middle’ & ‘Survivor’ Hit Lows

Nellie Andreeva

Fox’s two-hour American Idol performance show (7.7/22 in adults 18-49, 23.5 million viewers) was up 1% from last week in 18-49 and 4% in total viewers. Vs. the same week last year, Idol was down a modest 8% in the … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: ‘Idol’ Slips But Still Dominates

Nellie Andreeva

With a two-hour American Idol (7.4/21 in adults 18-49, 24.9 million viewers), Fox easily won last night in 18-49 and total viewers. Versus last Wednesday’s performance show, Idol was down 9% in the demo. (All week-to-week comparisons this week are probably affected by the switch to daylight saving time. TV … Read More »

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RATINGS RAT RACE: With Established Lead-Ins In Repeat, Midseason Series Slip

Nellie Andreeva

With most of its main competition in repeats, Fox’s American Idol does feel like the only game in town these days. Last night’s two-hour Top 13 performance show (8.0/22 in adults 18-49, 24.2 million viewers) dominated, up 3% in 18-49 … Read More »

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NBC Renews Reality Series ‘Biggest Loser’, ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ & ‘Sing-Off’

Nellie Andreeva

NBC has renewed three reality series: veteran The Biggest Loser, the Lisa Kudrow-produced docu  Who Do You Think You Are? and singing competition series The Sing-Off. “Alternative series such as these three bona fide hits are important not only to … Read More »

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RATINGS RATE RACE: Solid Debut For ‘Criminal Minds’ Spinoff, ‘Survivor’ Premiere Hurt By ‘Idol’, ‘Mr. Sunshine’ Takes Dive

Nellie Andreeva

The premiere of CBS’ Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior drew a 3.3 rating/10 share in adults 18-49 and 12.9 million viewers last night. It dominated the 10 PM hour, built slightly on its lead-in, mothership Criminal Minds series (3.2/9, 12.8 … Read More »

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