GSN Honors Actress Maureen Stapleton With Game Show Tribute
Tribute Includes Special Guest Appearances on 'What's My Line'
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 14 -- Maureen Stapleton is
remembered by GSN with a special airing of two of Stapleton's appearances on
WHAT'S MY LINE from 1969 and 1974. GSN has dusted off the reels and will
re-broadcast these classic game shows Saturday, March 18th at 3:00AM ET/PT.
Stapleton, who passed away Monday at the age of 80, was a critically
acclaimed actress on both stage and screen, winning Tony Awards for her
performances in Tennessee Williams' "The Rose Tattoo" and for Neil Simon's
"The Gingerbread Man." She also won an Academy Award for Best Supporting
Actress for her performance in "Reds." Stapleton was nominated for three
other Academy Awards for her work in "Lonelyhearts," "Airport" and
GSN's tribute includes two mystery guest appearances on the classic game
show with such celebrities panelists as Arlene Francis, Bert Convey, Joanna
Barnes, Nipsey Russell, Dr. Joyce Brothers, Gene Rayburn and Soupy Sales.
Saturday, March 18th Host Original Airdate
3:00am What's My Line Wally Bruner 1969
3:30am What's My Line Larry Blyden 1974
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 and casino games. As the
industry leader in interactivity, GSN features over 133 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 nearly
60 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.
Web Site: http://www.gsn.com