or


[05/16/11 - 09:53 AM]
"Lingo," The Brand New Mystery-Word Game Show Hosted by Comedian Bill Engvall, Offers Players a Shot at $100,000
The series will air weeknights at 8:00/7:00c beginning June 6 on the cable channel.

[via press release from GSN]

"LINGO," THE BRAND NEW MYSTERY-WORD GAME SHOW HOSTED BY COMEDIAN BILL ENGVALL, OFFERS PLAYERS A SHOT AT $100,000

SERIES PREMIERES JUNE 6TH AT 8:00 PM ET/PT ON GSN

(SANTA MONICA, Calif.) MAY 16, 2011 - GSN announced today the series premiere of a brand-new version of LINGO, the mystery-word game show with humor, suspense, fast-paced competition - and the chance to win a $100,000 prize. Produced by "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?"'s ZOO Productions (a division of ALL3MEDIA group), LINGO is hosted by popular comedian Bill Engvall, who is known to audiences as the star of the TBS series "The Bill Engvall Show" and as a co-star of "Blue Collar TV." LINGO will premiere on GSN on June 6, 2011 at 8:00 PM ET/PT, and will air each weeknight at the same time, only on GSN.

Engvall joins a GSN talent roster that now includes Drew Carey, Jerry Springer, Sherri Shepherd, WendyWilliams, Carrie Ann Inaba and Norm Macdonald.

Known for his talent at sharing the humor in everyday situations, Bill Engvall is one of the top comedians working today - and among the busiest. He is a multi-platinum-selling recording artist, a Grammy nominee, and has starred in and served as executive producer of the half-hour TBS sitcom, "The Bill Engvall Show." His feature films include "Bait Shop" with Billy Ray Cyrus and "Delta Farce" with Larry the Cable Guy and D.J. Qualls. Prior to his big screen debut, Engvall was one of the stars of the sketch comedy show "Blue Collar TV" on the WB network. The ensemble cast included Jeff Foxworthy and Larry the Cable Guy.

LINGO is an updated version of a show of the same name that has been on GSN's air since 2002, and has consistently been one of the network's highest-rated and most durableshows.

In LINGO, two teams of two contestants are given the first letter of a five-letter mystery word and a clue about that word. They have five chances to identify it correctly. When a team guesses a word correctly, they earn points and a chance to win on their bingo-style Lingo card. In the final round, the teamwith the highest number of points earns the chance to correctly identify up to five words in 90 seconds. If they do, they grab the $100,000 prize.

LINGO is produced by ZOO Productions, producers of the smash hit "Are You Smarter than a 5th Grader?" With more than 350 hours of original programming since its inception in 1994, ZOO has quickly become one of the U.S.'s premiere production companies for reality with the emphasis on comedy. Other ZOO productions include the "Celebrity Scavenger Hunt" for NBC, "Southern Fried Stings" fortruTV, MTV's "Busted," and WE TV's "Joan Knows Best." Owned by London-based ALL3MEDIA, ZOO's programming can be seen in over 150 countries worldwide.

The format rights to LINGO are controlled by All3Media International and licensed to ZOO Productions.

About GSN

GSN is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming andcompetitive entertainment via its 75-million subscriber television network and online game sites. GSN's cross-platform content gives game lovers the opportunity to win cash and prizes, whether through GSN's popular TV game shows or through GSN Digital's free casual games, cash competitions and social games. GSN is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. GSN and its subsidiary, WorldWinner.com, Inc., are owned by DIRECTV and Sony Pictures Entertainment. For further information, visit GSN at www.gsn.com.





  [may 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S


· ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A FIFTH GRADER? (FOX)
· BILL ENGVALL SHOW, THE (TBS)
· BLUE COLLAR TV (WB)









[04/26/15 - 02:01 PM]
HBO Sports Is the Fight Fan's Destination for Mayweather-Pacquiao
The blockbuster welterweight unification title showdown is set for Saturday, May 2 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas.

[04/26/15 - 08:46 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC Tops Demos with NHL Playoffs
CBS then is the most-watched broadcast network last night.

[04/26/15 - 08:40 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Saturday Night Live," With Host Chris Hemsworth, Is Its Top Rebroadcast Since February 21
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, April 25.

[04/25/15 - 06:00 PM]
Ariana Grande, Fifth Harmony and Becky G Among Top Winners at the 2015 Radio Disney Music Awards
"Disney Channel Presents the Radio Disney Music Awards" airs tomorrow night, Sunday, April 26 at 8:00/7:00c on Disney Channel.

[04/25/15 - 08:42 AM]
"Grimm" Is Steady Week to Week in Adults 18-49, Grows in Men and Women 18-49, Adults, Men and Women 25-54 and Total Viewers
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/25/15 - 08:40 AM]
"20/20: Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Draws 16.9 Million on Friday - Biggest "20/20" in 15 Years
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, April 24.

[04/25/15 - 08:33 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: "Bruce Jenner - The Interview" Posts Big Numbers for ABC
Nearly 17 million viewers on average tune into the two-hour special.

[04/24/15 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Friday, April 24
Updates include: Brooklyn Sudano joins Hulu's "11/22/63"; Disney Channel adds trio to "Jessie" spin-off; and Danielle Sanchez-Witzel to run NBC's "The Carmichael Show."

[04/24/15 - 07:43 PM]
E! Announces New Documentary Series Following Bruce Jenner's Life as a Transgender Woman
The eight-part, one-hour series will premiere Sunday, July 26 at 9:00pm on E! and will also air on the E! channels internationally.

[04/24/15 - 04:25 PM]
Oscar(R) Nominee and Multiple Tony(R) Winner Frank Langella to Return to FX's Peabody Award-Winning Drama "The Americans"
Langella will reprise his role as "Gabriel," Philip and Elizabeth's mysterious KGB handler.

[04/24/15 - 03:05 PM]
Whipclip Teams Up with Pop to Offer Fans Easy Access to Create and Share Video Clips from Network's Original Programming Line-Up
Using Whipclip, viewers can create customized clips of their favorite moments and share them instantly on Facebook, Twitter, Tumblr, Pinterest and via email and SMS.

[04/24/15 - 12:48 PM]
Discovery Channel Renews Hit-Series "Deadliest Catch" for Twelfth Season
From Original Productions, the 13-time Emmy Award-winning series follows the real-life adventures of Alaskan fisherman with one of the most dangerous jobs in the world - crab fishing on the unpredictable Bering Sea.

[04/24/15 - 12:43 PM]
FOX Sports 1 Presents First Ever "U.S. Open Media Day Special"
Originating from the United States Golf Association's Media Day at Chambers Bay, the program, recorded earlier in the day, airs in primetime Monday, April 27, (9:30 PM ET) on FOX Sports 1.

[04/24/15 - 12:32 PM]
Discovery Channel Grabs #1 in Both Persons 25-54 and Persons 18-49 on Cable for the Week
Discovery spins the numbers for the week of April 13-19.

[04/24/15 - 11:17 AM]
"Garbage Time with Katie Nolan" Attracts Largest Audience Ever with Total Viewership Over 1.6 Million
FOX Sports further spins the numbers for Sunday, April 19.