LAS VEGAS (April 27, 2016) — Poker Central®, the world’s only 24/7 Poker™ TV network, today announced the world premiere of their new, original series, PrimeTime Poker Report. The Show will premiere 9:00 ET/6:00 PT on Wednesday, May 18 and will air weekly each Wednesday night.
Hosted by Donnie Peters, editor-in-chief of PokerNews and 2016 winner of the American Poker Awards “Media Person of the Year,” the new series will feature the very latest in news, interviews, commentary, and personalities from the U.S. and international poker scenes. Donnie will interact with guest co-hosts and a stable of regular contributors who will discuss and debate the week’s events around the poker world.
"Poker Central is excited to offer Primetime Poker Report each week to our growing TV audience of poker enthusiasts around the world," said Dan Russell, Senior Vice President of Programming at Poker Central. "The timely news, information, and commentary provided by Donnie and his team will be an extremely valuable addition to Poker Central's television lineup."
PrimeTime Poker Report is produced in Las Vegas by Farra Productions with co-executive producers Dave Farra and Matt Brown. "Dave and I are long-time recreational players and fans of poker programming,” said Matt Brown. “We jumped at the opportunity to work with the visionaries behind Poker Central and the experts at PokerNews. Primetime Poker Report will become appointment television for everyone from the most casual observer to the hardcore grinder."
“I’m thrilled to be hosting this great new show for Poker Central,” said Donnie Peters, host of PrimeTime Poker Report. “I look forward to debating the latest poker news with fans everywhere!”
How to Watch
For information on how to watch Poker Central, visit https://www.pokercentral.com/find-us.
About Donnie Peters
Best known as the editor-in-chief of PokerNews.com, the world's leading poker website, Donnie Peters is also winner of the American Poker Award’s 2016 “Media Person of the Year.” Like many poker players, Donnie discovered a passion for poker while in college, pursuing a degree in physics and math. During his last semester, he was offered the opportunity to report for PokerNews at the 2008 WSOP. He accepted, graduated college and occasionally reported for PokerNews until officially becoming part of the reporting staff in 2010. He was promoted to Live Reporting Manager soon after, and then editor-in-chief in 2012. Originally from Buffalo, NY and New Hampshire, Donnie now travels the globe to cover the world’s largest poker tournaments and lives in Las Vegas.
About Poker Central®
Poker Central is the world’s only 24/7 Poker™ TV network. Poker Central’s non-stop coverage of everything poker captivates viewers with thrilling victories, heartbreaking defeats and fortunes made. Located in Las Vegas, Poker Central offers unique access every day to celebrity players, tips and strategies from the pros, player profiles and exclusive poker tournaments from stunning destinations around the globe. Poker Central is committed to delighting poker enthusiasts and advancing the game of poker worldwide. For more information, visit www.pokercentral.com; www.facebook.com/pokercentral and www.twitter.com/pokercentral.
About Farra Productions
Farra Productions is a full service production company with offices in Las Vegas, NV and Houston, TX. With Dave Farra and Matt Brown serving as executive producers, Farra Productions has produced over 650 hours of sports and entertainment programming. Farra Productions has earned a reputation as a leading production company with young, forward-thinking, producers and talent and notable programming including: the World MMA Awards on Fox Sports, daily local and national radio programming distributed through CBS Radio and Westwood One, live event production for IMG at NFL activations, studio programming for FNTSY Sports Network and most recently Primetime Poker Report with Donnie Peters on Poker Central.
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