Burger King to Sponsor GSN Marathon8/27/2002 4:00 AM Eastern
Burger King Corp. has signed to fully sponsor Game Show Network's upcoming
three-hour Russian Roulette marathon.
That marathon -- set to run from 9 p.m. until midnight Saturday, Sept. 7 --
will consist of five back-to-back episodes of that popular new game show, hosted
by Mark L. Walberg.
One of the episodes will be new, featuring such celebrities as singer Leif
Garrett, Survivor's Jerri Manhey, Diff'rent Strokes' Gary Coleman
and Kato Kaelin, onetime O.J. Simpson sidekick who gained media attention during
Simpson's murder trial.
GSN recently ordered 65 additional episodes of Russian Roulette, which
will begin Oct. 14. The show debuted in June.