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[08/09/05 - 12:00 AM]
Celebrity Poker Showdown' Premieres with All New Episodes Beginning Thursday, August 18th at 8:00 Pm

[via press release from Bravo]

'CELEBRITY POKER SHOWDOWN' PREMIERES WITH ALL NEW EPISODES BEGINNING THURSDAY, AUGUST 18TH AT 8:00 PM

SEASON SIX CONTINUES WITH ALL NEW STARS IN ITS NEW REGULAR TIMESLOT ON THURSDAY NIGHTS FROM 8-10 PM

NEW YORK -- August 9, 2005 -- Bravo's hit original series "Celebrity Poker Showdown" will return at a new time on Thursday, August 18 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT for an all new tournament featuring twenty-five stars competing for $250,000 for charity. Players including Rosie O'Donnell, Penny Marshall, Omarosa, Peter Dinklage and Sharon Lawrence will compete at themed tables such as "Reality All-Stars," "Ladies Night," "Boys Night Out" and "Rosie & Friends" as they go all-in for another round of high stakes Texas Hold 'Em.

The tournament will consist of six all new two-hour episodes premiering each week.

The players and dates are:

Game 1 (Reality All-Stars)-- Premieres: Thursday, August 18
Jonny Fairplay ("Survivor: Pearl Islands"), Andrew Firestone ("The Bachelor"), Charla Faddoul ("Amazing Race"), Omarosa Manigault-Stallworth ("The Apprentice"), Trishelle Cannatella ("The Real World").

Game 2 (Boys Night Out) -- Premieres: Thursday, August 25
Howie Mandel, Meatloaf, Stephen Collins, Bryan Cranston, Peter Dinklage

Game 3 (Ladies Night) -- Premieres: Thursday, September 1
Kathy Najimy, Caroline Rhea, Sharon Lawrence, Kathryn Morris, Ricki Lake

Game 4 -- Premieres: Thursday, September 8
Cheryl Hines, Anthony Anderson, Michael Vartan, Amber Tamblyn, Alex Trebek

Game 5 (Rosie & Friends) -- Premieres: Thursday, September 15
Rosie O'Donnell, Mo Gaffney, Travis Tritt, Eddie Cibrian, Penny Marshall

Game 6 Championship Finale -- Premieres: Thursday, September 22

"Celebrity Poker Showdown" is produced by Picture This Television in association with Bravo. Marcia Mule, Bryan Scott and Lisa M. Tucker. Andrew Hill Newman and Joshua Malina ("The West Wing") are the executive producers. Beck's Premier Light is the official sponsor of "Celebrity Poker Showdown."

Bravo is a program service of NBC Universal Cable Entertainment, a division of NBC Universal one of the world's leading media and entertainment companies in the development, production, and marketing of entertainment, news, and information to a global audience. Bravo has been a NBC Cable Network since December 2002 and was the first television service dedicated to film and the performing arts when it launched in December 1980.For more information visit www.bravotv.com.





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· AMAZING RACE, THE (CBS)
· APPRENTICE, THE (NBC)
· BACHELOR, THE (ABC)
· CELEBRITY POKER SHOWDOWN (BRAVO)
· REAL WORLD, THE (MTV)
· SURVIVOR (CBS)
· WEST WING, THE (NBC)





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