Comedian Ben Gleib, host and producer of GSN's hit series IDIOTEST, emceed the event.
Two New Greenlit Series GSN has greenlit two original series, the visual design competition series STEAMPUNK'D, and comedy game show LIE DETECTORS, to be hosted by Australian media personality and comedian Rove Mc Manus.
STEAMPUNK'D is a skill-based competition series celebrating the talented artists and designers who create in the genre called Steampunk, a popular vein of science fiction and fantasy that fuses modern technology with the romance of Victorian Age aesthetics, turning everyday objects into works of art.
Dramatic reveals each week will build to a grand finale of a fully realized Steampunk'd world.
Steampunk'd is executive produced by Kimberly Belcher Ehrhard, John Ehrhard ("Hogan Knows Best," "Miami Social") and Lauren Stevens of Pink Sneakers Productions.
LIE DETECTORS,hosted by Mc Manus, is a sharp, quick-witted game show series that invites the entire studio audience to play along.
[03/10/15 - AM]GSN Announces Two New Original Series at Its 2015 Upfront: "Steampunk'd" and "Lie Detectors"The network delivered in February 2015 its highest month ever in the Women 25-54 demographic.
GSN ANNOUNCES TWO NEW ORIGINAL SERIES AT ITS 2015 UPFRONT: "STEAMPUNK'D" AND "LIE DETECTORS" Hit Competition Series "Skin Wars" Spawns Spin-Off Pilot; Horror-Themed Game Show "Hellevator" and Brain-Twisting Game Show "Winsanity" also Greenlit to Pilot Network Acquires 50 Episodes of Interstitial Series "Man vs.
Fly" GSN Touts Three Consecutive Years of Growth, Culminating in 30 Million New Viewers, Increased Social Engagement and Most-Watched Year Ever in 2014 NEW YORK - (March 10, 2015) - Following three consecutive years of growth, driven by an aggressive, original programming slate, GSN is introducing at its upfront presentation today in New York City its strongest, most innovative and creative original series to date.
The announcement of new programming follows GSN's most-watched year ever (2014), a year in which the network also added more than 30 million new viewers to its air*.
Additionally, the popularity of the network's skill-based, competitive entertainment shows provided the perfect, organic platform to bolster its social media strategy, with premieres of GSN originals enjoying a social engagement rate of more than 6%.
The network also delivered in February 2015 its highest month ever in the W25-54 demographic.** Over the last two seasons, GSN has more than doubled its original programming output, and is introducing an even larger slate of originals in 2015.
Announcing GSN's growth, as well as new original programming, to press and advertisers at the company's annual upfront today, were GSN's President and CEO, David Goldhill; Executive Vice President of Advertising Sales, John Zaccario; and Executive Vice President of Programming and Development, Amy Introcaso-Davis.
The executives were joined by popular GSN talent including Rebecca Romijn, host of hit series SKIN WARS; Brooke Burns and Mark Labbett from the Emmy(R)-nominated THE CHASE; TV icon and host of GSN's series BAGGAGE ON THE ROAD, Jerry Springer; comedian and nationally syndicated radio host Mike Catherwood; and Oscar(R)-nominated and Emmy(R)-winning producer Jason Blum, who will partner with GSN on an upcoming project.