Emmy(R) Award Winner Leah Remini Named Host of Game Show Network’s New Series, “People Puzzler,” Based on the Iconic Crossword Puzzles in People Magazine
The half-hour original series is anticipated to premiere in early 2021.
[via press release from GSN]
EMMY(R) AWARD WINNER LEAH REMINI NAMED HOST OF GAME SHOW NETWORK’S NEW SERIES, “PEOPLE PUZZLER,” BASED ON THE ICONIC CROSSWORD PUZZLES IN PEOPLE MAGAZINE
The New Series Will Put Contestants’ Pop Culture Knowledge To The Test As They Try To Complete Sets of The Iconic PEOPLE Magazine Crosswords
SANTA MONICA, Calif. – Game Show Network, the leader in game shows and competitive entertainment, has announced Emmy(R) Award winner Leah Remini as host of new pop culture crossword game show, PEOPLE PUZZLER. The half-hour original series is anticipated to premiere in early 2021.
In PEOPLE PUZZLER, three lucky contestants will put their pop culture knowledge to the test to complete iconic, PEOPLE PUZZLER crosswords. The player who has won the most points after three rounds will move on to the Fast Puzzle Bonus Round where they will have the opportunity to win a cash prize
Actress, author, producer, and television personality Leah Remini is perhaps most recognized as Carrie Heffernan on the long-running CBS comedy, “The King of Queens.” She was recently seen in the romantic comedy, “Second Act,” with Jennifer Lopez.
In 2015, Remini released her New York Times Bestselling memoir “Troublemaker: Surviving Hollywood and Scientology.” Following the book’s successful release, in 2016 she created, produced and hosted the critically acclaimed A&E documentary series “Leah Remini: Scientology and the Aftermath,” which won the Primetime Emmy(R) Award for Outstanding Informational Series or Special. In Summer of 2020, she reunited with her docuseries co-host (Mike Rinder) to launch their audio follow-up to the series, a podcast for iHeart Radio – “Scientology: Fair Game,” streaming on Tuesdays on all platforms.
Remini recently signed a production deal with Critical Content where she will continue to produce projects for television and film.
PEOPLE PUZZLER is produced by Meredith Corporation and Start Entertainment, LLC for Game Show Network. Executive Producers are Scott St. John and Neal Konstantini for Start Entertainment, LLC. Jeff Krask also serves as executive producer.
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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 digital ad supported network, Game Show Central, the GSNTV.com website and its position as one of the leading social casino games companies in the world at GSN.com. 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 GSNTV.com.
**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.