or


[06/04/12 - 06:02 PM]
GSN Honors Legendary "Family Feud" Host Richard Dawson With a Special Tribute and Marathon of Dawson's Most Iconic Episodes
Dawson passed away in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 2.

[via press release from GSN]

GSN HONORS LEGENDARY "FAMILY FEUD" HOST RICHARD DAWSON WITH A SPECIAL TRIBUTE AND MARATHON OF DAWSON'S MOST ICONIC EPISODES, AIRING THURSDAY, JUNE 7, FROM 7:00 P.M -11:00 P.M. (ET)

Marathon Will Spotlight Some of Dawson's Most Memorable Moments as Host of FAMILY FEUD and as a Panelist on MATCH GAME, Featuring Dawson at His Quick-Witted Guest-Kissing Best

Santa Monica CA - June 4, 2012 - GSN (Game Show Network) announced today that the network will pay tribute to iconic television host and actor Richard Dawson with a special tribute and a marathon of Dawson's most iconic episodes as host of FAMILY FEUD and as a panelist on MATCH GAME. Dawson passed away in Los Angeles on Saturday, June 2, 2012.

The remembrance of Dawson will air beginning tonight through Thursday during the network's broadcasts of FAMILY FEUD and MATCH GAME. The Richard Dawson marathon will air on Thursday, June 7, from 7:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m. (ET).

"GSN would like to extend our sincerest condolences to the Dawson family," said Amy Introcaso-Davis, GSN's Executive Vice President, Programming. "Richard was one of the most memorable and beloved game-show talents in the history of the genre, and we at GSN are proud to spotlight his talents with this special marathon and tribute. His wit, his style, and his genuine rapport with guests can never be duplicated, and fans will have a chance to relive some of his greatest moments."

The Richard Dawson Marathon will feature unforgettable moments, such as when Dawson first meets his future wife Gretchen, who was a contestant on FAMILY FEUD, the infamous "September" episode, when Dawson had to stop the clock because of his uncontrollable laughter when a guest responded to the question, " During what month of pregnancy does a woman begin to show?" with the answer, "September," and the marathon will highlight Dawson's triumphant return to FAMILY FEUD in 1994.

Richard Dawson, born Colin Lionel Emm in Gosport, Hampshire, England, gained fame as Cpl. Peter Newkirk on the television comedy "Hogan's Heroes," and made history as a quick-witted game-show panelist on MATCH GAME and as the gregarious host of FAMILY FEUD from 1976 - 1985 and 1994 - 1995. Dawson became known for kissing female contestants of all ages "for luck and love." He won a daytime Emmy(R) in 1978 for his work on FAMILY FEUD.

Since its premiere in 1976, FAMILY FEUD has remained one of television's most popular and enduring game shows. FAMILY FEUD pits two 5-member families against each other in a battle of wits, lists and survey responses. Steve Harvey is the current host of FAMILY FEUD.

About GSN

GSN is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming and competitive 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, mobile and social games, and cash competitions. 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, please visit www.gsntv.com





  [june 2012]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· SHOWATCH
(series past and present)
· DEVWATCH
(series in development)
· MOVIEWATCH
(tv movies and mini-series)





[02/07/16 - 06:53 PM]
Video: CBS Debuts Humorous "CBS All Access" Commercial During "Super Bowl 50"
The 30-second commercial was directed by famed producer/writer/director Peter Farrelly.

[02/07/16 - 06:14 PM]
Video: For the First Time Ever, A Showtime(R) Spot Is Featured in the Super Bowl
The new spot, with music by Grammy(R) and Golden Globe(R)-nominated singer-songwriter Sia, was one of the only streaming service commercials to air during the game.

[02/07/16 - 04:58 PM]
Video: CBS Announces the Final Nine Episodes for "The Good Wife"
The series finale of broadcast television's most acclaimed drama will air Sunday, May 8.

[02/07/16 - 08:37 AM]
Saturday's Broadcast Ratings: ABC Tops Charts with New Hampshire Republican Debate
The Alphabet averages more than 11.6 million viewers in primetime.

[02/07/16 - 08:30 AM]
"Saturday Night Live" Ties for the #1 Telecast of the Night on the Big 4 Networks in 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Saturday, February 6.

[02/06/16 - 09:03 AM]
Friday's Broadcast Ratings: CBS Tops Viewers, Shares Demo Crown with ABC
The Eye's "Super Bowl's Greatest Halftime Shows" helps power said victory.

[02/06/16 - 08:44 AM]
ABC Ranks #1 on Friday with the Top Shows - "20/20" Scores Strongest Numbers Since November
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, February 5.

[02/06/16 - 08:28 AM]
"Grimm" Matches Its 18-49 High Since Nov. 6
NBC spins the numbers for Friday, February 5.

[02/05/16 - 11:34 PM]
Development Update: Friday, February 5
Updates include: Kal Penn, Maggie Q among those cast in ABC's "Designated Survivor"; FOX adds two single-camera projects to its pilot roster; and CBS orders pilot for medical drama "Sensory."

[02/05/16 - 03:13 PM]
Discovery Channel Is Cable's #1 Non-Sports Network Among Men for January
Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/05/16 - 03:01 PM]
Jennifer Lopez, Ray Liotta and "Shades of Blue" Back on the Beat for a Second Season on NBC
In L+3 results from Nielsen Media Research through its first three telecasts, "Shades of Blue" has averaged a 2.5 rating in adults 18-49 and 11.2 million viewers overall.

[02/05/16 - 01:19 PM]
ESPN to Televise "Monday Night Football" Game from Mexico City
The Texans-Raiders matchup will be played at famed Estadio Azteca in Mexico City on Monday, November 21 (week 11) of the 2016 NFL season.

[02/05/16 - 12:24 PM]
Investigation Discovery's World Premiere of "20/20 on ID Presents Homicide" Reveals Never-Before-Heard Details
The interview airs as part of three original hours, premiering on Wednesday, February 10 at 10:00/9:00c.

[02/05/16 - 12:23 PM]
Investigation Discovery Begins 2016 as the #10 Network in Prime in Ad-Supported Cable
Investigation Discovery spins the numbers for the month of January.

[02/05/16 - 12:10 PM]
NBA and Turner's Cartoon Network Team Up for the Kids Channel's Annual "NBA All-Star Jam"
LeBron James makes an appearance as an animated version of himself on Cartoon Network's hit series "Teen Titans Go!"; while Paul George, Kyrie Irving and Damian Lillard are featured in "We Bare Bears."