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GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT, THE
Air Date: Monday, December 23, 2013
Time Slot: 9:00 PM-11:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#104/105) "Episode 104/105"
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SEASON FINALE

"THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT" CONTINUES DECEMBER 23 ON ABC

First Reality-Competition Program of its Kind is Produced by FremantleMedia North America

"Extreme Makeover: Home Edition's" Michael Moloney & Sabrina Soto to Judge

"Episodes 104, 105" -- "The Great Christmas Light Fight" is a new competition series in which 20 families from across America will decorate their homes to the extreme for Christmas - in ways that would certainly make even Clark Griswold envious - with a total of $250,000 in prizing ($50,000 won each week). "The Great Christmas Light Fight" will continue on MONDAY, DECEMBER 23 (9:00-11:00 p.m., ET/PT) on ABC. Michael Moloney & Sabrina Soto (both from "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition") serve as judges for the series.

In the first Christmas lights competition of its kind for television, 4 families will compete each episode to transform their homes for the holidays. These 20 families were chosen through an extensive nationwide search, based on their previous elaborate Christmas light displays, incredible choreography and over-the-top designs.

Here are the families competing on December 23: Hyatt (Ft. Lauderdale, FL); Downs (Norman, OK); Satterwhite (Mechanicsville, VA); Paradowski (Decatur, GA); Gay (Lagrangeville, NY); Macrina (West Reading, PA); Kowalczyk (Tinley Park, IL); Mize/San Rafael, CA.

"The Great Christmas Light Fight" comes from FremantleMedia North America ("American Idol," "America's Got Talent"). Executive Producers for the series are Brady Connell, Max Swedlow, Thom Beers and Jennifer Mullin.

For more information on "The Great Christmas Light Fight," visit ABC.com.

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GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT, THE (ABC)
Returns in Holiday 2015 (Exact Date TBA)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/9/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning in 2014/2015 (date TBA)
TIME SLOT:
not on the schedule
CURRENT SEASON:
3 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2015-16 season (the show's third of six episodes) on 12/17/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, December 2014) The Christmas combat continues! ABC has announced the series renewal from FremantleMedia North America. "The Great Christmas Light Fight" will be returning for a third installment of six episodes next holiday season, where the displays will continue to dazzle, and families from across the country will compete for prize money, a trophy, and bragging rights. "The Great Christmas Light Fight" first debuted on ABC in December 2013 and continued in 2014, increasing the field from 20 to 24 participating families. The families were chosen through an extensive nationwide search, based on their previous elaborate Christmas light displays, incredible choreography and over-the-top designs. On its second season premiere (on 12/08/14), "The Great Christmas Light Fight" jumped year to year by 24% in Total Viewers (6.8 million vs. 5.5 million) and by 21% in Adults 18-49 (1.7/5 vs. 1.4/4) for the program's best numbers ever. The ABC unscripted program has been up year to year on both telecasts this season. Casting is already underway for season 3 of "The Great Christmas Light Fight," please go to ABC.com for more information on how to apply to be entered in the competition.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Michael Moloney as Judge
· Sabrina Soto as Judge
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brady Connell as EP
· Jennifer Mullin as EP
· Max Swedlow as EP
· Thom Beers as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FremantleMedia North America