has handed a third season to one of its highest-rated properties, "The American Bible Challenge
Cabler ordered 9 hourlong segs, and will bow the third run next year.
"We are proud of the breakthrough success of this atypical series," said Amy Introcaso-Davis, exec veep of programming and development at GSN. "'The American Bible Challenge' is GSN's flagship show that appeals to everyone in the family."
"Bible Challenge" is responsible for delivering GSN's highest ratings in its 18-year history, with 1.7 million viewers during its Aug. 23, 2012 series premiere. Relativity TV produces the gameshow, which is hosted by Jeff Foxworthy.
"Sometimes a show perfectly hits that sweet spot of exciting competition blended with real heart," added Relativity TV CEO Tom Forman. "Our TV and online fans can look forward to another fantastic ride in our third season."
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