Tuesday, December 23, 2014

'Tis The Season: "Fifteen To One" Special, "The Line" and GSN Marathons To Air This Week

With Christmas right around the corner, various game shows around the globe are getting into the holiday spirit by airing special episodes and marathons throughout the month. Tonight, Channel 4 in the U.K. will be airing a special celebrity episode of Fifteen To One with Adam Hills and GSN will be debuting its latest game show special event, The Line, with hosts Jeff Davis and Candace Bailey. Later this week, GSN will air marathons of The Chase and Idiotest and reruns of The Line. 

Tuesday, December 23, 2014
8:00pm GMT (3:00pm EST): Fifteen To One on Channel 4
9:00pm EST: The Line on GSN

Tonight’s Fifteen To One special includes comedians Johnny Vegas, Rufus Hound, Jenny Éclair, Katherine Ryan, Shappi Khorsandi and Phill Jupitus, actress Sunetra Sarker, reality star Spencer Matthews and swimmer Mark Foster playing for thousands of pounds for charity by answering tough general knowledge and holiday-themed questions. 

Meanwhile on GSN, Jeff Davis and Candace Bailey will be hosting a two-hour special event called The Line. Filmed in Nashville, TN a few months ago, potential contestants wait in “The Line” with eight true/false questions waiting for them when they get to the front. Answer all eight questions correctly wins the contestant a progressive jackpot that increases $250 with every correct answer. The other contestants will have a chance to win additional cash and prizes while waiting in line by performing physical and mental challenges. Stay tuned tonight for this unique special event and the rerun to follow at midnight and 1:00pm on Wednesday. 

Wednesday, December 24, 2014
8:00am-12:00pm EST: Press Your Luck Marathon
3:00pm-6:00pm EST: Family Feud Marathon
6:00pm-1:00am EST: The Chase Marathon
1:00am EST: What’s My Line
1:30am EST: I’ve Got A Secret

Beginning at 8:00am, GSN will air a series of marathons including four hours of Press Your Luck, four hours of the Harvey version of Family Feud and a seven-hour marathon of The Chase featuring some of the most exciting episodes from the first and third season.

Thursday, December 25, 2014
4:00pm EST: Game Show Flashback 
4:30pm-2:00am EST: Idiotest Marathon
2:00am EST: What’s My Line
2:30am EST: I’ve Got A Secret

This Ben Glieb-esque Christmas marathon kicks off with a rerun of the network’s latest retrospect, Game Show Flashback, and concludes with 19 straight episodes of Idiotest

Sources: 4 Press, Game Show Follies

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