For the first time in more than two months, a brand new episode of The Chase will air on GSN! Tonight's episode features celebrities Dean Cain, Boris Kodjoe and Seamus Dever. In tonight's episode, each celebrity is playing for separate charities. The minimum each celebrity can walk out with is $5,000, given that Cash Builder starts at $5,000 instead of $0 in this episode only. This is the first celebrity episode ever of the American version of The Chase. This celebrity episode of The Chase will air at 8pm ET and two new episodes of Idiotest air at 9pm and 9:30pm ET.
GSN brought the hit UK game show The Chase to the United States in the Summer of 2013 and has been hosted by Brooke Burns for all three seasons thus far. Mark Labbett is the only Chaser from the U.K. version to appear on the American version, though the term is rarely used on the U.S. version. Labbett is better known as "The Beast." Season 1 of The Chase premiered August 6, 2013 with 511,000 total viewers. Season 1 (August-September 2013), which originally contained eight episodes but was cut down to six, averaged 464,000 viewers. Season 2 (November 2013-February 2014), which had eleven episodes averaged 584,000 viewers. Season 3 premiered on July 8th and temporarily ended September 2nd has averaged 569,000 viewers. The continuation of Season 3 starts tonight. Season 4 of The Chase, which GSN renewed for twenty episodes will premiere in January.
The next new episode of The Chase after this week airs Tuesday, November 18th at 8pm ET.
Are you excited for tonight's celebrity episode and how do you think the ratings will turn out?