I represent the first generation who, when we were born, the television was now a permanent fixture in our homes. When I was born people had breakfast with Barbara Walters, dinner with Walter Cronkite, and slept with Johnny Carson.
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Monday, December 01, 2014
Your HOLIDAY SOR-BAY: The Game Show Network was launched
Here is a "HOLIDAY SOR-BAY"a little spark of madness that we could use to artificially maintain our Christmas spirit.
December 1, 1994
The Game Show Network was launched.Game Show Network
launched at 7:00 p.m. ET on December 1, 1994. The first aired game show
was What's My Line?. From 1994 until about
1997, the network aired classic pre-1972 game shows as well as game shows made
after 1972, most of which came from the Mark
Goodson–Bill Todman library. The network aired game shows
in a 24-hour cycle, and also used live interstitials as wraparound programming.
In its first few months, GSN's commercials consisted of public service announcements (PSAs),
promotions for its programming and commercials related to network parent
By 1995, when the network began to expand, the network began accepting
conventional advertising as it gained new sponsorships.