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GSN's "THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE" Is Now Casting For Season Three

September 4, 2013

YellowBrix

Cleveland, Charlotte, New York, Dallas and Los Angeles Among the Selected Cities SANTA MONICA, Calif., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The producers for GSN's highest-rated original series of all time, THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE are on a coast to coast search to discover the next champions of THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE. The third season of the hit series hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy along with Grammy(R) winner Kirk Franklin as musical co-host is slated to air in 2014.

This September, casting directors from THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE will be traveling to select cities across the country searching for teams of three, who want to have fun and compete to win money for their favorite charity. Not limited to these select cities, casting is open to all enthusiastic contestant teams around the country. Eligible teams should have competitive spirits, great personal testimonies and, of course, an outstanding knowledge of the Bible.

Casting sessions are currently ongoing in Los Angeles through September 29th and will also take place in the following cities:

Saturday, September 14th

Cleveland, OH Time: 10 am - 4 pm Doubletree by Hilton Cleveland Downtown - Lakeside 1111 Lakeside Avenue E. Cleveland, OH 44114

Charlotte, NC Time: 10 am - 4 pm Doubletree Suites by Hilton Charlotte-Southpark 6300 Morrison Blvd Charlotte, NC 28211

Saturday, September 28th

New York, NY Time: 10 am - 4 pm American Bible Society 1865 Broadway New York, NY 10023-7505

Dallas, TX Time: 10 am - 4 pm Le Meridien Dallas by the Galleria 13402 Noel Rd Dallas, TX 75240

THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for potential contestants to celebrate their faith, have fun with friends, share their Bible expertise and potentially make an extraordinary difference to their favorite charity by winning money on its behalf.

Additional casting details are forthcoming. Applications are not limited to the aforementioned cities. To apply as a contestant for Season 3 of THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE, go to www.gsntv.com/casting; call 323.860.6744 or email Biblechallenge2014@gmail.com for further instructions on how to apply.

Comedian and author Jeff Foxworthy hosts THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE, a one-hour game show in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of the Bible. Utilizing current as well as historical references, questions are drawn from the rich, dense narrative found in the world's best-selling book. The contestants share their compelling back-stories and each team plays for a charitable organization. Multiple Grammy Award(R) winner Kirk Franklin joined Season Two as musical co-host.

THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE is produced by Relativity Television for GSN, with Relativity Television's Tom Forman ("Extreme Makeover: Home Edition") serving as Executive Producer. Nick Stuart and Maura Dunbar of Odyssey Networks are Consulting Producers. Odyssey Networks is the country's largest multi-faith coalition dedicated to producing and distributing media that creates understanding among people of different beliefs and perspectives. Jeff Foxworthy also serves as Producer. Embassy Row's Michael Davies as well as Parallel Entertainment's J.P. Williams and Jennifer Novak serve as Executive Producers.

About GSN GSN is a multimedia entertainment company that offers original and classic game programming and competitive entertainment via its 77-million subscriber television network and online game sites. GSN's cross-platform content gives game lovers the opportunity to win cash and prizes, whether through GSN's popular TV game shows or through GSN Digital's free casual games, mobile and social games, and cash competitions. GSN is distributed throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Canada by all major cable operators, satellite providers and telcos. GSN and its subsidiary, WorldWinner.com, Inc., are owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and DIRECTV. For further information, visit GSN at GSNTV.com.

About Relativity Television Relativity Television, under the leadership of award-winning producer Tom Forman (Extreme Makeover: Home Edition, Kid Nation), has quickly become one of the country's largest suppliers of unscripted television and has recently expanded to scripted programming with the development of scripted sitcoms, dramas, and sketch comedy series. Relativity Television currently has 70 projects in active production, including 17 original series currently airing or that will air in the upcoming television season. The company, which was launched in 2008 as RelativityREAL and recently rebranded as Relativity Television, has overall production deals with TV veterans Jay Blumenfield and Tony Marsh, Ashley Tisdale's Blondie Girl Productions, executive producer Ellen Rakieten (The Oprah Winfrey Show), Ray Ricord, Bogner Entertainment and This is Just a Test Productions.

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