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GSN

GSN, or the Game Show Network is an American cable television and direct broadcast satellite channel dedicated to game shows and interactive television games. The channel was launched on December 1, 1994 as the Game Show Network but officially changed its name to GSN on March 15, 2004 and started airing programs that were in the realms of reality television.

GSN is received by about 54 million viewers, and is jointly-owned by Liberty Media and Sony Pictures Entertainment.

GSN airs many classic game shows, like Match Game, Press Your Luck, Wheel of Fortune, Jeopardy, and Family Feud, along with more recent hits like Greed, The Weakest Link, and Who Wants to Be a Millionaire. It also produced original programming like Whammy! The All-New Press Your Luck, Friend or Foe (a game based around the Prisoner's Dilemma), Russian Roulette, \WinTuition, Lingo, National Lampoon's Funny Money, and Cram.

In 2004, GSN changed its focus and began to include programming that is a far cry from what it has shown before. Its original programming was World Series of Blackjack, Celebrity Blackjack, Extreme Dodgeball, and Fake-a-Date. It also began airing reruns of The Mole, Average Joe, Dog Eat Dog, Arsenio Hall's Star Search, Kenny vs. Spenny, Spy TV, and Street Smarts.

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