CanWest snares 'Amne$ia' rights


TORONTO -- Canadian broadcaster CanWest Global Communications has acquired the Dennis Miller-hosted game show "Amne$ia" from Mark Burnett Prods. for its Global Television network.

Global Television will air the NBC game show on Friday nights beginning Feb. 22, CanWest said Wednesday.

In "Amne$ia," Miller asks questions about a contestant's past, challenging them to recall events as they really happened just as family, friends and others on hand vouch for their veracity.

Global already airs two other Mark Burnett reality series: "Survivor" and "Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader."