• Originally aired  on January 6, 1986.
  • Premiere of CBS version
  • Second version of Card Sharks to air on U.S. broadcast television.
  • Card Sharks debuted at 10:30 a.m. Eastern Time, a slot previously occupied by Press Your Luck, which moved to the 4:00 p.m. ET slot.
  • Copyright date at the end of the episodes through Ep. 005 showed as "1985".