GSN HEADS INTO ITS 2017 UPFRONT WITH RENEWED COMMITMENT TO CORE GAME SHOW PROGRAMMING SLATE; FRESHMAN SERIES “WINSANITY” AND “DIVIDED” RECEIVE SEASON TWO PICKUPS AND NEW SERIES “EMOGENIUS” IS GREENLIT
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NEW YORK - (March 14, 2017) – GSN, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, announced today its new programming and other initiatives, as part of the network’s 2017 Upfronts, with a focus on its core “shiny floor” game shows. GSN has greenlit a new game show series, EMOGENIUS, and the network’s other new addition to the lineup, DIVIDED, which launched in January 2017, has been picked up for a second season following its successful debut. Freshman hit, WINSANITY, hosted by Donald Faison (“Scrubs”) returns for a second season with a new format, and perennial favorite, IDIOTEST, hosted by comedian Ben Gleib recently launched its fourth season.
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