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By Chuckmonster on Friday, 15th July 2005 11:28pm
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Travel Channel Announced its new Fall Programming, of which nearly all of it is about Vegas.

New fall schedule for The Travel Channel Published July 17, 2005 MONDAY-SUNDAY 6-9 a.m. Good Morning Las Vegas. Wake up to America's favorite city. The first show features a 57-year-old showgirl who recently gave birth to triplets, and the touching story of a blackjack dealer and his lifelong battle with ADD. 9-10 a.m. Live with George and Connie. George Hamilton and Connie Stevens reminisce about the old days and chat with the new crop of fascinating stars. Inaugural guest Jimmy Kimmel talks about growing up funny in Las Vegas. 10-11 a.m. Vamos a Vegas. A miniseries about a family from Escondido, Calif., that travels to Las Vegas to find fame and fortune. In Spanish. 11 a.m.-12 p.m. A Good Hand in Vegas. Professionals play high-stakes poker, and you get to watch.

12-12:30 p.m. Vegas Update. A look at what's happening on the roadways, in the lobbies and around the pools.

12:30-1 p.m. Vegas Connection. Single couples spend romantic weekends in Las Vegas, and you get to watch.

1-2 p.m. As the Wheel Turns. The hopes, passions, jealousy and heartbreak that surround the roulette table daily.

2-3 p.m. The Best of Vegas. An examination of some of the best hotels, casinos, restaurants, shows and public-relations firms in the city.

3-3:05 p.m. Beyond Vegas. Genial hosts Heather and Roscoe take you to some interesting places beyond the Strip.

3:05-4 p.m. More Poker in Vegas. By the talented people who brought you A Good Hand in Vegas.

4-5 p.m. Eating Vegas. A look at the hot chefs of tomorrow and the bounteous buffets of today.

5-6 p.m. Drinking Vegas. A guide to the coolest bars and the latest drinks in the city that knows how to imbibe.

6-6:30 p.m. Everybody Loves Vegas. Sitcom about a lovable city and the quirky people it attracts.

6:30-7 p.m. The Bugsys. Awards ceremony honoring those travel writers who have written the most stories about Las Vegas.

7-8 p.m. Vegas Factor. Teams test their mettle in imaginative competitions. In the first episode, contestants have to swim the length of the wave pool at Mandalay Bay after it has been filled with card sharks.

8-8:30 p.m. Still More Poker in Vegas.

8:30-9 p.m. Vegas Idol. Talented young people vie to become the next headliner at Caesars Palace.

9-9:30 p.m. Steve Wynn's Vegas. The inspiring story of a casino owner who dared to dream.

9:30-10 p.m. Rick Steves' Vegas. The popular travel expert discovers the simple pleasures of riding a gondola at The Venetian, shopping in a little hill town boutique at the Bellagio, sharing a baguette with a lifeguard at Paris.



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