May 1, 2020

Game Show Network Launches Digital Ad Supported Streaming Network, Game Show Central

Premiered On Samsung TV Plus; Debuting On Pluto TV and VIZIO SmartCast® TVs May 1; Followed By The Roku Channel Later This Year

SANTA MONICA - (May 1, 2020) – Game Show Network, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, today announced the launch of Game Show Central, its digital ad supported network. As one of the first independent networks to provide a FAST channel, Game Show Network brings Game Show Central to FAST providers and first premiered on Samsung TV Plus, Samsung's free Smart TV video service, at the end of March 2020. Game Show Central will debut on the Pluto TV app everywhere it’s available and on VIZIO SmartCast TVs May 1, followed by The Roku Channel later this year.

“With the launch of Game Show Central, we’re expanding our commitment to game show fans, wherever they are, by showcasing our vast library of past Game Show Network hits including Winsanity, Idiotest and Baggage, to name a few,” said Tim Carry, executive vice president, distribution, Game Show Network. “We’ve got working commitments from the big ad supported television providers including Samsung TV Plus, Pluto TV, VIZIO and The Roku Channel. The interest and response from these new partners has been terrific.”

Game Show Central is a channel of engaging and fun game show content with something for everyone. From classic trivia to word puzzles, physical games and outrageous competitions, Game Show Central offers round-the-clock beat-the-clock entertainment.

About Game Show Network, LLC

Game Show Network, LLC (“Game Show Network”) is the leader in game show entertainment across multimedia, which presents original and classic game programming and skill-based competitive entertainment and games via its top 30** rated cable network, the website and its position as one of the leading social casino games companies in the world at Game Show Network LLC’s cross-platform content gives game lovers the opportunity to win cash and prizes, through its popular TV game shows and GSN Games’ free casual games, mobile and social games, and skill-game tournaments. Game Show Enterprises, the production arm of the network, develops and produces hundreds of hours of original episodes, making Game Show Network the premiere destination for fun, family-friendly programming. Game Show Network is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. Game Show Network is owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment. For further information, please visit

**Source: Nielsen Media Research, NPower Time Period Report, P2+, Total Day, 12/31/2018 – 12/29/2019, CVG AA%, Game Show Network ranked against Ad-Supported Cable networks.

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