Hasbro to Develop Games for New Show

Program Partners and Merv Griffin Entertainment sold the licensing rights for the new game show “Merv Griffin’s Crosswords” to Hasbro Inc. Hasbro will develop at-home games based on Crosswords beginning in 2008. The series is the No.1 new game show in syndication, airing in over 90% of the U.S. , including major market NBC owned stations.