GSN enters Calif. governor race

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Game Show Network Friday will reveal the contestants for its gubernatorial
game-show special, Who Wants to Be Governor of California: The Debating
Game
.

GSN is looking for offbeat candidates like former child star Gary Coleman (it
has a couple of hundred to choose from).

The one-hour debate/spoof will air Oct. 1 at 9 p.m. EST. The winner will get
a campaign contribution of $21,200, the maximum corporate contribution allowed
by California law.

The network is also planning election updates that will air leading up to the
debate, and it is currently scouting for a political correspondent.

The special will be produced by Mindless Entertainment, with Mark Cronin --
who executive-produces GSN original Cram -- serving as executive
producer.

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