Bob Denver is Remembered by GSN on Friday, September 9
'Gilligan' Tribute Features Classic Game Show Appearances
on 'BEAT THE CLOCK' and 'PASSWORD'
SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 6 -- GSN will be airing a tribute
to Bob Denver, who portrayed the first mate Gilligan on "Gilligan's Island".
Denver passed away Friday at the age of 70. GSN airs two game shows that
featured Denver on Friday, September 9 with "BEAT THE CLOCK" at 3 AM ET/PT and
"PASSWORD" at 3:30 AM ET/PT.
Denver is best known for playing the title role in the 1960's television
show "Gilligan's Island" and for his earlier work in television playing
Maynard G. Krebs in "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis." In addition to starring
in the popular television series, Denver also appeared in several movies.
Denver is featured on the BEAT THE CLOCK episode from 1972 and PASSWORD
from 1966. The tribute shows are in color, but will be shown during GSN's
black and white programming block.
Below is the schedule for the tribute. All times are Eastern and Pacific.
Friday. September 9th
3:00 AM "BEAT THE CLOCK" Hosted by Jack Narz
3:30 AM "PASSWORD" Hosted by Allen Ludden
GSN, the Network for Games, is the only U.S. television network dedicated
to game-related programming. The network features game shows, reality series,
documentaries, alternative sports programs and casino games. As the industry
leader in interactivity, GSN has allowed viewers to play-along with on-air
programming via their computers and GSN.com for some time. The recent launch
of GSNi (GSN Interactive) has taken interactivity to the next level, affording
viewers the chance to play-along with TV shows using only their remote
controls. Reaching more than 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.
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