I Bet You

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I Bet You
I Bet You.jpg
I Bet You title card.
Format Game show/Reality television
Starring Phil Laak
Antonio Esfandiari
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 2
No. of episodes 24 (List of episodes)
Production
Running time 25 minutes[1]
Broadcast
Original channel MOJO HD
Picture format 1080i (HDTV)[2]
Original run April 16, 2007 – July 10, 2008
External links
Website

I Bet You is a show about the lives of best friends and professional poker players Phil "The Unabomber" Laak and Antonio "The Magician" Esfandiari as they wandered the streets of America betting and daring each other on anything and everything that inspired them, using their own money.

The series was produced by NorthSouth Productions for the MOJO HD network. Two seasons aired on MOJO HD before the network went down on December 1, 2008; a third season was filmed but has gone unaired.[3]

Episodes[edit]

Most episodes were centered around a big bet (referred to in the title of the episode) of which the development was shown in several pieces. Between those pieces, smaller bets around town were shown.

The first season consisted of eight regular episodes and two bonus episodes. The second season premiered on April 10, 2008 at 9:30 PM and concluded its 14 episodes on July 10.[4]

Setting[edit]

Each episode was filmed in a different location, though usually in or around a major American city, such as New York City, Las Vegas or Miami.

DVD releases[edit]

Season # # of Discs # of Episodes Region 1 release
1 2 10 June 24, 2008[5]

Cast[edit]

  • Dealer Dolls-Poker Dealers (1 episode, 2007)
  • Brian Danner-Himself (1 episode)
  • Tim Weske-Himself (1 episode)
  • Antonio Esfandiari-Himself - Host (unknown episodes, 2007)
  • Phil Laak-Himself - Host (unknown episodes, 2007)
  • Melissa Pollard-Poker Dealer (unknown episodes, 2007)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "I Bet You: Season 1 DVD PRE-ORDER - shop.MOJOHD.com". Retrieved June 19, 2008. 
  2. ^ "I Bet You - Mojo & Infinity Roll the Dice on a DVD Release for this Series!". May 9, 2008. Retrieved June 19, 2008. 
  3. ^ ESPN: The Poker Edge: 7/24
  4. ^ Antonio Esfandiari (December 7, 2007). "Almost My Birthday". Retrieved June 19, 2008. 
  5. ^ "I Bet You - A Short Delay for the 1st Season DVDs of this Mojo HD Series". May 27, 2008. Retrieved June 19, 2008. 

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