GSN's The Newlywed Game Now Open to Same-Sex Couples

By GLAAD |
August 7, 2009
The Game Show Network's revival of The Newlywed Game, hosted by Carnie Wilson, announced this week that they are now casting for same-sex couples for season two.
Carnie Wilson and "The Newlywed Game" want YOU!

Carnie Wilson and "The Newlywed Game" want YOU!

The casting call, which was posted to Craigslist, reads:
NOW CASTING!!!   The Game Show Network is currently casting season 2 of
 “The Newlywed Game”   Producers are seeking fun, outgoing couples to participate in the next season of this classic television game show!   Gay Couples: Marriages must be legally recognized in 1 state   If this sounds like you or someone you know, please contact the Casting Team IMMEDIATELY at:
TheNewlywedGame@embassyrow.com
   PLEASE INCLUDE: Names/Ages, City/State, Phone Number (with area code), Email Address, Wedding Date, and PHOTO.   All participants must be 18 years of age or older and married 2 years or less.   Location: LOS ANGELES
GSN has long been a strong LGBT ally and was a broadcast partner of GLAAD's "Be an Ally & a Friend" PSA campaign. We commend them on this tremendous step towards equality and hope that many of you will apply!
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