John Zaccario Named President Of GSN

John Zaccario today was appointed president of GSN, effective immediately. Zaccario, who was previously GSN’s executive vice president, ad sales, succeeds Mark Feldman, who has left the company to join Scopely upon the sale of the GSN Games business, which was completed this week. Zaccario’s responsibilities include the running of Game Show Network, a cable network […]

GSN Names Tim Carry EVP Of Distribution

GSN today appointed Tim Carry executive vice president of distribution, effective immediately. Carry reports to CEO Mark Feldman and is based in the company’s New York office.  In his role, Carry is responsible for working closely with key decision makers at MVPD’s to maximize distribution of GSN.   Carry joins GSN from Fox News where he […]

Fran Shea To Head GSN Programming, Marketing

GSN Ups Mark Feldman To President-CEO

GSN, the company comprising GSN TV and GSN Games, has promoted Mark Feldman to president and CEO. The former EVP and general counsel replaces David Goodhill, who announced in April that he was exiting after a decade as CEO.

Sinclair, GSN Prep Game For Syndication

GSN and Sinclair Broadcast Group have teamed to introduce a new distribution model. They will share Snap Decision, a new comedic half-hour game show hosted by The Carmichael Show‘s David Alan Grier, which will launch simultaneously on cable network GSN and in broadcast syndication on Sinclair stations nationwide. Snap Decision, produced by GSN and Tornante-Sinclair, will debut with four back-to-back half-hour episodes on Monday, Aug. 7, from 9-11 p.m. on GSN, and then will move into its regular Tuesday slot at 9 p.m. the following night. The show will air weekdays on 20 Sinclair stations nationwide beginning Aug. 7.

FCC: Cablevision Discriminated Against GSN

More than a year after closing arguments were heard in GSN’s FCC program carriage complaint against Cablevision, an administrative law judge has ruled that the MSO (now owned by Altice USA) discriminated against the programmer.

GSN Renews ‘American Bible Challenge’

Bounce TV Lands Off-Net GSN Series Rights

Bounce TV has acquired broadcast television rights to The American Bible Challenge and Catch 21 game shows in a new agreement with GSN, it was announced by Bounce TV Chief Operating Office Jonathan Katz. Both shows will debut later this summer. The American Bible Challenge is the highest-rated original series in GSN history. The one-hour game […]

GSN Developing Church-Based Dating Show

NEW YORK (AP) – The GSN television network is looking to build on the success of “The American Bible Challenge” with a church-based dating show. “The American Bible Challenge,” which just began its second season, is a runaway hit for the game show-focused cable network. Jeff Foxworthy is host of the show, which quizzes contestants […]

GSN Gets Off-Net Rights To ‘Minute to Win It’

NBCU Clears Off-Net ‘Baggage’ In 95% Of US

The relationship game show from GSN, hosted By Jerry Springer, is set to premiere on TV stations on Sept. 17.

GSN Expands Into Reality TV With New Series

GSN Lands Off-Net ‘Dancing With The Stars’

GSN (Game Show Network) announced today that it has acquired the exclusive off-network rights to ABC’s Dancing with the Stars from Disney-ABC Domestic Television, which will make GSN the only network on which previous seasons of the dance competition can be seen. GSN has acquired seasons 4 through 13 (season 13 will air its final […]

Wendy Williams To Host GSN’s New ‘Love Triangle’

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Wendy Williams will host a new series, “Love Triangle,” a game show-talk show crossover that will put participants to the test with a lie detector. In the series debuting April 18 on the Game Show Network, Williams will act as adviser to a person trying to choose one relationship over another. […]

Drew Carey Announces Cast For GSN Series

Drew Carey To Star In GSN Improv Comedy Series

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drew Carey is bringing his improv stylings back to TV. Carey will star in an improvised sketch comedy series that’s set to debut next spring on the Game Show Network. Joining Carey will be some of the comedians who appeared with him on the ABC improv series “Whose Line Is It […]