E! Entertainment Starts Production on E! Hollywood Hold'em
World Poker Tour Champion Phil Laak tapped to deal the cards and keep the celebrity dish tasty!
Thursday 24th February 2005
Celebrities Include Macaulay Culkin, Andy Dick, Mila Kunis (“That 70’s Show”), Sara Rue (“Less Than Perfect”), Chris Masterson (“Malcolm In The Middle”), Danny Masterson (“That ‘70s Show”) And Zachary Levi (“Less Than Perfect”)
One-Hour Series to Debut on Thursday, March 17 at 10:00PM ET/PT
“E! Hollywood Hold ’Em” brings viewers straight to the poker action, along with dishy conversation and an exclusive home tour beginning on Thursday, March 17th at 10:00PM ET/PT. Dealing the cards each week will be World Poker Tour Champion, Phil Laak, who brings not only his extensive poker expertise to the table, but his lively banter and insider gambling tips.
Keeping the pizza and beverages coming each week will be a different celebrity host who will also share with viewers exactly where in their homes they work out, entertain friends, sleep, cook and generally escape the limelight. Joining each celebrity host will be two of their best buddies and two other poker-friendly celebs. Friendly or not, they are vying to win all the chips on the table while having a good time-sharing in this hot celebrity craze!
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