Stars Double Down and Split Aces in GSN's 'CELEBRITY BLACKJACK' Marathon on Sunday, December 19
Best Buy(C) and Trident(C) Sign on as Sponsors for the Marathon
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Nov. 29 -- Stars are doubling down and
hoping for the dealer to bust on GSN's CELEBRITY BLACKJACK marathon airing
Sunday, December 19 from 7 PM to midnight ET/PT. The five one-hour episodes
will pre-empt regularly scheduled programs WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE,
WEAKEST LINK, GREED and EXTREME DODGEBALL for this night only.
Hosted by Matt Vasgersian, CELEBRITY BLACKJACK features 40 stars playing
against each other and expert blackjack player and dealer "Hollywood Dave"
Stan in tournament-style blackjack for a total pool of one million dollars for
charity. The programming marathon is sponsored by Best Buy(C) and Trident(C).
Celebrities featured in the CELEBRITY BLACKJACK marathon include Jason
Alexander, Lance Bass, Shannon Elizabeth, Cheryl Hines, Ricki Lake, Camryn
Manheim, Chynna Phillips, Jeff Probst, Eric Roberts and Kelli Williams, among
Viewers will have the opportunity throughout the marathon to compete with
the stars by playing their own hand of blackjack against the on-air dealer and
answering side bet and bonus questions. Viewers can also obtain blackjack
tips and vote on blackjack strategies via wireless text message.
Additionally, they can participate in the online "You Bet Your Stars"
sweepstakes for a chance to win a trip to Hollywood at http://www.gsn.com.
GSN, the Network for Games, is the only U.S. television network dedicated
to game-related programming and interactive game playing. The network
features game shows, reality series, documentaries and casino games. GSN is
the industry leader in interactivity and as such allows viewers a chance to
win prizes by playing along with GSN's televised games via GSN.com. Reaching
57 million Nielsen homes, GSN is distributed in the U.S. through all major
cable systems and satellite providers. The network is jointly owned by Sony
Pictures Entertainment and Liberty Media Corporation. For further media
information, visit GSN's press website at corp.gsn.com.
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