Game Show Net Originals Win Extensions

8/08/2002 8:26 AM Eastern

Game Show Network announced Thursday it has commissioned additional
episodes for two of its new original game shows.

Friend or Foe will add 40 episodes, while Russian Roulette will increase its episode output by 65,
according to the network.

The new episodes will launch late September/early October.

In other news, the network's much-touted Lingo series earned a 0.5 rating during its Aug. 5
prime-time debut.

An early 1 p.m. sneak preview of the series performed even better at with a
0.6 rating, said the network.

The network
continues to air Lingo twice a day at
1 p.m. and 7:30 p.m.

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