or


[03/31/05 - 12:00 AM]
Gsn, the Network for Games, Announces 'GSN Casino Awards,' the First Ever TV Awards Show to Celebrate the Best Players and Entertainers in the Casino World

[via press release from GSN]

GSN, the Network for Games, Announces 'GSN CASINO AWARDS,' the First Ever TV Awards Show to Celebrate the Best Players and Entertainers in the Casino World

Annual Televised Awards Show Will Celebrate the Top Professional and Celebrity Poker and Blackjack Players, as Well as the Top Casino Entertainers

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 31 -- GSN, the network for games, today announced the first-ever annual awards show to celebrate the very best casino players, casino entertainers and casino-related television and movies. The GSN CASINO AWARDS will be broadcast live from Las Vegas in December 2005 on GSN in the U.S. and Canada, and will be licensed to other networks internationally. Nominees and winners in most categories will be determined by a new casino board made up of professional players, entertainers, producers and executives. Winners in selected categories will be determined by the public through voting on GSN.com, through mobile phones, or through GSNi, GSN's new remote control interactive television product.

"As the world's number-one television network for games and the first network to launch a casino night featuring interactive blackjack and poker, GSN is the ideal home for a star-studded annual casino awards show," said Rich Cronin, President and CEO of GSN. "This major annual event is part of GSN's plan to be the network of Las Vegas, in addition to being the recognized leader in interactive games of all types. We will be producing and televising more shows than ever from Las Vegas, including new interactive game shows, poker shows, blackjack tournaments, physical competitions and reality shows."

To date, GSN has already produced many of its programs in Vegas, including tournament shows such as WORLD SERIES OF BLACKJACK 2005, POKER ROYALE: THE WPPA CHAMPIONSHIPS, POKER ROYALE: BATTLE OF THE SEXES, the game show NATIONAL LAMPOON'S FUNNY MONEY and the reality show VEGAS WEDDINGS UNVEILED.

GSN CASINO AWARDS will recognize the top men and women in dozens of categories, including the following:

Best Professional Poker Player / Best Celebrity Poker Player

Best Professional Blackjack Player / Best Celebrity Blackjack Player

Best Casino Comedian

Best Casino Singer

Best Casino Magician

Best Casino-Related Movie Scenes

Best Casino-Related TV Scenes

Performers will be eligible if they performed at a casino showroom or nightclub.

GSN CASINO AWARDS is in the pre-production phase at the network and further information about Las Vegas location, promotional partners, international partners, the casino board and voting procedures will be announced at a later date. The show will honor the best in the business during the calendar year of January through December 2005.

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, alternative sports programs and casino games. As the industry leader in interactivity, GSN features over 100 hours per week of interactive programming, which allows viewers a chance to win prizes by playing along with GSN's televised games via GSN.com. Reaching 56 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.

SOURCE GSN
Web Site: http://corp.gsn.com http://GSN.com





  [march 2005]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
  


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[03/01/17 - 09:12 AM]
"Street Outlaws" Revs Up the Action in All-New Season Premiering Monday, April 10 at 9PM ET/PT
The hit show that follows the nation's most skilled street racers through months of grueling preparation and exhilarating high-stakes races, returns to the spotlight with a new season.

[03/01/17 - 09:01 AM]
Logo's "RuPaul's Drag Race" Gets a Friday Night Makeover on VH1
The season nine premiere featuring Lady Gaga is set for Friday, March 24th at 8:00 PM ET/PT with every tongue-popping lip sync showdown and runway challenge.

[03/01/17 - 08:47 AM]
New Season of "Gangland Undercover" Premieres on History Thursday, March 2 at 10 p.m. ET/PT
The gritty drama series recounts the personal story of Charles Falco (played by Damon Runyan) and his mission to infiltrate some of the world's most notorious biker gangs.

[03/01/17 - 08:40 AM]
Flavor Unit and Queen Latifah Reveal "The Best Place to Be" in New Travel Channel Mini-Series Premiering April 2
Anthony Anderson, Mary-Louise Parker, Jason Biggs and Jenny Mollen are among those featured.

[03/01/17 - 07:03 AM]
Netflix Champions European Entertainment
The original content will be showcased today at a press conference in Berlin.

[03/01/17 - 06:01 AM]
ABC Announces the Celebrity Cast of This Season's "Dancing with the Stars" on "Good Morning America"
The season 24 premiere marks the 400th episode of "Dancing with the Stars."

[02/28/17 - 01:06 PM]
WE tv Releases "Braxton Family Values" Supertease and Announces the Hit Series Will Return with All-New Episodes Beginning Thursday, March 16 at 9PM ET/PT on WE tv
When viewers check back in with the sisters, rumors of marital troubles between Tamar and Vince are making headlines, and the couple discusses the possibility of having another baby, which leaves the sisters confused and concerned.

[02/28/17 - 12:00 PM]
TLC Transforms Demolitions Into Dream Homes in New Series "Nate and Jeremiah by Design"
TLC makes a move back into the property space in a new series with interior designer and author Nate Berkus, interior designer and husband Jeremiah Brent.

[02/28/17 - 11:43 AM]
Hallmark Channel Everywhere Launches on Roku
"Demand for Hallmark Channel's unique brand of family entertainment is at an all-time high and we are dedicated to meeting this demand and allowing our loyal viewers to connect with our brand whenever they want and in as many ways as possible," said Chad Harris.

[02/28/17 - 11:19 AM]
Anson Mount Joins "Marvel's Inhumans" on ABC
"Marvel's Inhumans" will explore the never-before-told epic adventure of the royal family including Black Bolt, the enigmatic, commanding King of the Inhumans, with a voice so powerful that the slightest whisper can destroy a city.

[02/28/17 - 10:40 AM]
Nickelodeon Sweeps February to Win All Three Major Kid Demos: K2-11, K6-11 and K2-5
Nickelodeon spins the numbers for the month of February.

[02/28/17 - 10:01 AM]
HBO Confirms May 20 Debut for "The Wizard of Lies," Starring Robert De Niro and Michelle Pfeiffer
Alessandro Nivola, Nathan Darrow, Kristen Connolly, Lily Rabe and Hank Azaria also star.

[02/28/17 - 09:52 AM]
Singer-Songwriter Jewel Returns as Shannon Hughes in "Concrete Evidence: A Fixer Upper Mystery" (WT) The Second Installment in the Franchise on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries
The "Fixer Upper Mysteries" movies are based upon New York Times bestselling author Kate Carlisle's series of books.

[02/28/17 - 09:34 AM]
International Music Sensation Little Mix to Perform at "Nickelodeon's 2017 Kids' Choice Awards"
Nominated in the new category of Favorite Global Music Star, the award-winning group will perform a medley of their hit singles "Shout Out to My Ex" and "Touch."

[02/28/17 - 09:22 AM]
Monday's Broadcast Ratings: "The Voice" Returns on Top for NBC
The Peacock dominates the evening among total viewers and adults 18-49.