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Release Date:
2 December 2003 (USA) See more »
A game show about celebrities from film and television, who play poker.
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 (Series Cast Summary - 3 of 67)
Robert Thompson ... Himself - Tournament Director / ... (43 episodes, 2003-2006)

Phil Gordon ... Himself (42 episodes, 2003-2005)

Dave Foley ... Himself / ... (42 episodes, 2004-2006)

Series Directed by
Adam Simons Sorota (23 episodes, 2004-2005)
Series Produced by
Marcia Mulé .... executive producer (48 episodes, 2003-2006)
Bryan Scott .... executive producer (48 episodes, 2003-2006)
John Berkson .... producer (42 episodes, 2004-2006)
Joshua Malina .... executive producer (41 episodes, 2003-2005)
Andrew Hill Newman .... executive producer (41 episodes, 2003-2005)
Lisa Tucker .... executive producer / co-executive producer (24 episodes, 2005-2006)
Shari Levine .... executive producer (23 episodes, 2004-2005)
Abby Joy Strauss .... supervising producer (23 episodes, 2004-2005)
Jonnie Kedj .... associate producer (18 episodes, 2003-2004)
Patrick O'Grady .... producer / associate producer (7 episodes, 2004-2006)
Frances Berwick .... executive producer (5 episodes, 2004)
Amy Introcaso .... executive producer (5 episodes, 2004)
Series Original Music by
Danny Smith (1 episode, 2006)

Chris Hajian (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Neal Acosta (13 episodes, 2003-2005)
Jon Higgins (6 episodes, 2004-2005)
Virginie Danglades (3 episodes, 2003-2004)
Mustafa Bhagat (2 episodes, 2006)
Peter Devin (2 episodes, 2006)
Rachel Carson Reinhardt (2 episodes, 2006)

Kevin Leffler (unknown episodes)
Tennille Uithof (unknown episodes)
Series Makeup Department
Talia Barak .... assistant makeup artist (6 episodes, 2006)
Sharon Simon .... key makeup artist (6 episodes, 2006)

Barbara Jo Batterman .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Phyliss Bond .... makeup artist (unknown episodes)
Tracey L. Miller-Smith .... key hair stylist (unknown episodes)
Series Production Management
Sue Marcoux .... production supervisor (18 episodes, 2004-2005)

David Eisenberg .... post-production manager (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Brian Teed .... sound (42 episodes, 2004-2006)
Ryan Fagman .... sound re-recording mixer (18 episodes, 2004)
Fernando Delgado .... sound (6 episodes, 2003-2004)
Chad Robertson .... sound mixer (6 episodes, 2006)

Paul Michael .... sound re-recording mixer (unknown episodes, 2004-2006)
Marc Hayes .... sound editor (unknown episodes, 2005)
Jared Neal .... post sound recordist (unknown episodes)
Tim Regan .... adr edit (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Christopher Mapes .... video engineer (6 episodes, 2003-2004)
Patrick Kligel .... jib operator (6 episodes, 2005)
Scott Calcagno .... lighting technician (6 episodes, 2006)

Robert Foose .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Justin M. Lubin .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Series Animation Department
Franklin S. Zitter .... graphics and animation producer (30 episodes, 2004-2006)
Series Casting Department
Jacob Gitzis .... special casting (6 episodes, 2003-2004)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Wendy Range Rao .... wardrobe stylist (6 episodes, 2003-2004)
Series Editorial Department
David Eisenberg .... post-production coordinator (18 episodes, 2004-2005)
Franklin S. Zitter .... post-production coordinator (12 episodes, 2004)
Matt Binetti .... assistant post-production coordinator (6 episodes, 2005)
Robin Held .... post-production coordinator (6 episodes, 2006)
Hunter Gross .... assistant editor (3 episodes, 2005)
Cori McKenna .... junior editor (3 episodes, 2006)

Justin Panzanaro .... assistant editor (unknown episodes, 2003)
Chris Allen .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Shannon Baker .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Brian D'Amico .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Marc Femenella .... assistant on-line editor (unknown episodes)
Nishant Radhakrishnan .... assistant editor (unknown episodes)
Series Other crew
Caren Franklin .... production accountant (48 episodes, 2003-2006)
Ross Mark .... talent consultant (38 episodes, 2004-2005)
Bob Read .... talent consultant (38 episodes, 2004-2005)
Dorian DiAnni .... technical consultant (36 episodes, 2003-2005)
Dusty Dukatz .... head stage manager (6 episodes, 2003-2004)
Jacob Gitzis .... product placement (6 episodes, 2003-2004)
Kyle Silvia .... executive assistant (6 episodes, 2006)
Denise Templeton .... production assistant (6 episodes, 2006)
Christine Lisa Racinez .... lead transcriber/logger (4 episodes, 2003)
Steven L. Lynn .... utility (2 episodes, 2003)
Tyshia Stevenson .... logger/transcriber (2 episodes, 2003)
Henry Wilson .... utility (2 episodes, 2003)

Rory Douglas Abel .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
James Avenell .... talent consultant (unknown episodes)
John Berkson .... poker expert (unknown episodes)
Bree Cooley .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Michael Cosmano .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Manuel De Seixas Correa .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Toni Farina .... talent assistant (unknown episodes)
Courtney Frank .... travel coordinator (unknown episodes)
Gigi Koury .... teleprompter service (unknown episodes)
Chris Tappy .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Joy Tenenberg .... production assistant (unknown episodes)
Steven Tsapelas .... transcriber (unknown episodes)
Greg Woodhouse .... technical manager (unknown episodes)
Brian Youmans .... production assistant (unknown episodes)

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Additional Details

120 min (2004-) | USA:60 min (2003)

Did You Know?

In May 2004, 'Nicole Sullivan' donated the $100,000 she won on the show to her favorite charity, Alley Cat Allies, an organization that rescues cats and promotes spaying/neutering.See more »
Phil Gordon:[stands up] I'll read the chip count if you can put your hand on the top of my head.
Dave Foley:[looks at Phil's crotch, which is eye level with him] Which one?
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11 out of 24 people found the following review useful.
Not for Poker Fans, 24 March 2004
Author: Joe Benik

I watched all episodes of this show, and didn't much like it. Although there was a certain joy in watching celebrities outside their normal mindsets, the poker was just not very good. In no limit holdem, there is a fine line between brilliant and stupid, and nearly all of the amateurs crossed over it.

But I'm a poker fan, so I might be biased. It's kinda like watching celebrity softball or celebrity stock car racing. You level of enjoyment is inversely proportional to how seriously you take the sport in the first place. (And yes, the fact that I refer to poker as a "sport" let's you know where I sit on the subject.

Another thing that disappointed me was Kevin Pollack. He cracks me up, and I was excited that he was hosting the show. But he simply wasn't funny on this show. His gag lines seemed to be written for him, and his impressions seemed like they were from out in left field. I understand that he is being replaced by Dave Foley for the new season.

If you're not a poker purist, and just want to see Ben Affleck and David Schwimmer hang out, it's worth a look. But don't expect to see any of these folks behind a stack of chips in Vegas anytime soon.

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