Poker on TV Guide: February 21-27 (High Stakes Poker Debuts)

This week’s televised poker lineup features the return of High Stakes Poker February 26th on GSN as new host Norm McDonald will handle the commentary.  A new episode of the World Poker Tour airs the following day as the action moves to the Bicycle Casino for the second stop of season 9 at the Legends of Poker.

All times listed are Eastern, be sure to check your local listings for times in your area.

February 21:

No poker programming

February 22:

1:00am FOX – PokerStars.net The Big Game

2:00am ESPN2 – 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event: Day 8, Episode 4

2:05am NBC – Poker After Dark: $150k Cash Game, Week 1

After two weeks of a $150,000 minimum buy-in cash game, it’s two more weeks of cash games from last season with the same buy-in. David “Viffer” Peat, Gabe Kaplan, Tom Dwan, Alan Meltzer, Eli Elezra and Patrik Antonius take part in high stakes action over the next two weeks.

2:30am ESPN2 – 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event: Final Table

5:00am ESPN Classic – 2008 World Series of Poker: $50,000 HORSE

February 23:

1:00am FOX – PokerStars.net The Big Game

2:00am ESPN2 – 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event: Day 8, Episode 3

2:05am NBC – Poker After Dark: $150k Cash Game, Week 1

3:00am ESPN2 – 2010 World Series of Poker Main Event: Day 8, Episode 4

5:00am ESPN Classic – 2008 World Series of Poker: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha, Part 1

February 24:

12:00am Versus – FullTiltPoker.net Doubles Poker Championship

1:00am Versus – The Poker Lounge presented by FullTiltPoker.net

1:00am FOX – PokerStars.net the Big Game

2:05am NBC – Poker After Dark: $150k Cash Game, Week 1

5:00am ESPN Classic – 2008 World Series of Poker: $10,000 Pot-Limit Omaha, Part 2

February 25:

1:00am FOX – PokerStars.net The Big Game

2:05am NBC – Poker After Dark: $150k Cash Game, Week 1

2:30am ESPN2 – 2010 World Series of Poker Europe: Final Table, Episode 1

3:30am ESPN2 – 2010 World Series of Poker Europe: Final Table, Episode 2

5:00am ESPN Classic – 2008 World Series of Poker: Main Event – Episode 1

February 26:

1:00am FOX – PokerStars.net The Big Game

2:05am NBC – Poker After Dark: $150k Cash Game, Week 1

5:00am ESPN Classic – 2008 World Series of Poker: Main Event – Episode 2

6:00pm GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 6, Episode 9

7:00pm GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 6, Episode 10

8:00pm GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 7, Episode 1

The Bellagio is the new home of High Stakes Poker as season 7 kicks off with Norm McDonald making his debut as host of the series. Kara Scott returns as co-host to get insight into the players as they played key hands. No Full Tilt Poker pros will appear this season, but several big names will appear including Barry Greenstein, Doyle Brunson, Antonio Esfandiari, Phil Laak, Phil Galfond, among others.

9:00pm GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 6, Episode 9

10:00pm GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 6, Episode 10

10:00pm ESPN Classic – 2008 World Series of Poker Europe: Main Event

11:00pm ESPN Classic – 2008 World Series of Poker Europe: Main Event

11:00pm GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 7, Episode 1

A repeat of the 8pm episode.

February 27:

12:00am ESPN Classic – 2005 World Series of Poker Circuit – Atlantic City, Part 1

12:00am GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 6, Episode 9

1:00am ESPN Classic – 2005 World Series of Poker Circuit – Atlantic City, Part 2

1:00am GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 6, Episode 10

2:00am NBC – Poker After Dark: $150k Cash Game, Week 1 – Director’s Cut

Highlights of the week’s episodes with interviews, bloopers and behind the scenes action.

2:00am ESPN Classic – 2006 World Series of Poker Circuit – Bally’s Las Vegas, Part 1

2:00am ESPN2 – 2010 World Series of Poker Europe: Final Table, Episode 1

2:00am GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 7, Episode 1

Repeat of 8pm Saturday night episode.

3:00am ESPN Classic – 2006 World Series of Poker Circuit – Bally’s Las Vegas, Part 2

3:00am ESPN2 – 2010 World Series of Poker Europe: Final Table, Episode 2

4:00am ESPN Classic – 2006 World Series of Poker Circuit – Tunica, Part 1

5:00am ESPN Classic – 2006 World Series of Poker Circuit – Tunica, Part 2

8:00pm FSN – World Poker Tour – Legends of Poker, Part 1

Tom Braband, Kyle Wilson, Andrew Frankenberger and Jared Jaffee are the featured names at the final table at the Bicycle Casino in Los Angeles.  Expanded coverage of the action leading up to the final table should consist of the first part of this week’s show.

10:00pm GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 5, Episode 3

11:00pm GSN – High Stakes Poker – Season 4, Episode 7

11:00pm FSN – World Poker Tour – Legends of Poker, Part 1

Repeat of 8pm episode.

11:00pm Versus – Aussie Millions, presented by FullTiltPoker.net

12:00am GSN (February 28) High Stakes Poker – Season 3, Episode 3

1:00am GSN (February 28) High Stakes Poker – Season 2, Episode 9

1:30am ESPN2 (February 28) – 2010 World Series of Poker Europe: Final Table, Episode 1

2:00am ESPN2 (February 28) – 2010 World Series of Poker Europe: Final Table, Episode 2

4:00am ESPN Classic (February 28) – 2008 World Series of Poker Europe: Main Event, Episode 1

5:00am ESPN Classic (February 28) – 2008 World Series of Poker: Main Event, Episode 3

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