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[07/21/05 - 12:00 AM]
Legendary 'Star Trek' Actor James Doohan Will Be Honored on GSN

[via press release from GSN]

Legendary 'Star Trek' Actor James Doohan Will Be Honored on GSN

Network Will 'Beam Up' Four Special 'SUPER PASSWORD' Appearances

Doohan's 'SUPER PASSWORD' Episodes Will Air Mon., July 25 - Thurs., July 28

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 21 -- Best known for the playing the role of the burly chief engineer of the Starship Enterprise in the original "Star Trek" TV series, Jim Doohan passed away Wednesday at the age of 85. To honor him, GSN will re-broadcast four appearances Doohan made in 1987 on the classic game show series SUPER PASSWORD. Doohan's four SUPER PASSWORD performances will air Monday, July 25 through Thursday, July 28 from 2:00 to 2:30 PM ET/PT on GSN.

SUPER PASSWORD is part of GSN's new classic daytime lineup. The series, hosted by Bert Convy, originally was part of NBC's daytime staple from 1984 to 1989. Doohan's episodes include "Star Trek: The Next Generation" actor Michael Dorn ("Worf") as the other celebrity guest.

An accomplished TV and film actor, Doohan responded to the command on the series "Beam me up, Scotty." It's been reported that Doohan never tired of hearing that line from his fans through his years.

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, video game 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 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.

SOURCE GSN
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