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[01/31/06 - 12:00 AM]
GSN Presents a Tribute to Match Games' Beloved Panelists Brett Somers and Charles Nelson Reilly

[via press release from GSN]

GSN Presents a Tribute to MATCH GAMES' Beloved Panelists Brett Somers and Charles Nelson Reilly

Panelists Match-Off on Their Best MATCH GAME Episodes During the Week of February 20th on GSN

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Jan. 31 -- GSN will feature Brett Somers and Charles Nelson Reilly at their most outrageous, most argumentative, most bitingly sarcastic, and funniest on "The Best of Brett & Charles" during MATCH GAME "That '70s Hour" the week of February 20 at 11:00 PM and 11:30 PM ET/PT.

Brett Somers and Charles Nelson Reilly became staples on MATCH GAME in the mid-70s with their eccentric, yet compelling personalities. What started as a guest appearance for Somers with her husband, Jack Klugman (Odd Couple), surprisingly turned into a regular spot. Her whit cemented a perfect mix of panelists on the new show.

Reilly, a theatre actor turned game show regular, made the fireworks really fly with his quick come-backs and quirky sensibilities. Somers and Reilly became cult-icons of the much loved game show and now can be seen at their best on GSN.

Below is the schedule for MATCH GAME "The Best of Brett and Charles" and original episodes air dates.

Date Original Date Description

Monday 2/20 11:00 PM 1976 Charles disgusted by Brett's bad answer, gets a large trash can, crumbles and throws away her answer.

Monday 2/20 11:30 PM 1978 Brett and Charles get into such a bad fight that Gene separates them, moving Charles to the bottom row.

Tuesday 2/21 11:00 PM 1975 Charles is dropped onto the set by a harness. The reason is if he can be flown in, Brett can be flown out.

Tuesday 2/21 11:30 PM 1974 Charles holds a "Bad Taste" card over Brett's head.

Wednesday 2/22 11:00 PM 1975 Charles gives Brett the "Worst Answer Ever Heard Award."

Wednesday 2/22 11:30 PM 1974 Charles is late because he is getting his hair glued on.

Thursday 2/23 11:00 PM 1975 Panelist asks Brett and Charles about their alleged affair.

Thursday 2/23 11:30 PM 1976 Charles and Brett are dressed in Western clothing and talk with Texas accents.

Friday 2/24 11:00 PM 1974 Charles and Brett shimmy dance when "sex" is mentioned.

Friday 2/24 11:30 PM 1976 Brett and Charles argue like school-children.

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 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 since 2002. 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. For further media information, visit GSN's press website at corp.gsn.com.

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





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