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GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT, THE
Air Date: Monday, December 04, 2017
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#502/503) "Episode 502/503"
[NOTE: The following article is a press release issued by the aforementioned network and/or company. Any errors, typos, etc. are attributed to the original author. The release is reproduced solely for the dissemination of the enclosed information.]

CELEBRATION OF '25 DAYS OF CHRISTMAS' CONTINUES WITH THE SEASON FIVE PREMIERE OF ABC'S 'THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT,' MONDAY, DECEMBER 4, WITH TWO BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES

In celebration of "25 Days of Christmas," "The Great Christmas Light Fight" premieres MONDAY, DEC. 4 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network. Produced by FremantleMedia North America, the immensely popular series is back for its fifth season on Monday nights in December with returning celebrity judges Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak.

The first two episodes of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" feature families from all around America who have decorated their homes to the extreme for Christmas in the hopes that they will win the ultimate prize - $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy.

"Episode 502" (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) - Season five kicks off as four families showcase their incredible Christmas displays, including the Waters family's high-tech, entirely wireless light show in DeSoto, Texas; the Tomasello family's life-sized, interactive gingerbread house complete with their driveway ice-skating rink in Ronkonkoma, New York; the Heindel family's magical home featuring fun figurines to giant lollipops in Raleigh, North Carolina; and the Amarante family's acre and a half property covered in lights, including 78 wrapped trees and a special memory garden for their father in Dayville, Connecticut. Tune in to see which family judge Taniya Nayak awards $50,000 and the coveted Christmas Light trophy to on the season five premiere of ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

"Episode 503" (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) - The festivities continue in the second episode of the night, featuring the Gaddy family and their drive-through, seven-acre display with a Ferris wheel made from old trampolines, DIY carousel and Cars characters made from old farm equipment in Fayetteville, Georgia; the Bachelor family and their completely blue-lighted display covering both their front and backyards in Cedar Hill, Texas; the Stewart family and their larger-than-life display featuring a 40-foot wall of lights, suspended inflatables and a super-sized toy train ride in Fayetteville, Arkansas; and the Richins family with their concert of lights, including a five-piece band and 30,000 programmed channels in Gilbert, Arizona. Watch as judge Carter Oosterhouse decides who will walk away with $50,000 and the coveted Christmas Light trophy on ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

About FremantleMedia North America

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. arm of global media giant FremantleMedia, which includes a distribution arm, FremantleMedia International, a digital and branded entertainment division and a kids & family entertainment business. As one of the world's largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of TV brands in the world, FremantleMedia's comprehensive global network has operations in 31 countries, creating over 10,000 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 45 formats and managing over 350 individual titles. The company also distributes more than 20,000 hours of content in over 200 territories. For more information follow us @FMNATV and visit our Facebook page.

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GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT, THE (ABC)
Returns Monday, November 26
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/9/13 - ???
STATUS:
returning this fall (yet to premiere)
TIME SLOT:
mondays from 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST
CURRENT SEASON:
6 (7 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2019-20 season (the show's seventh) on 10/18/18
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, October 2018) The holidays are about to get a whole lot brighter with ABC's immensely popular decorating competition series, "The Great Christmas Light Fight," premiering MONDAY, NOV. 26 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST). Produced by Fremantle, the hit holiday series is back for a sixth season with returning celebrity judges: lifestyle expert Carter Oosterhouse and interior designer Taniya Nayak. ABC also announced the pickup of Season 7 to air in 2019. Season 6 of "The Great Christmas Light Fight" showcases the wildest and most spectacular Christmas displays in America. In each one-hour episode, four families from all around the country decorate their homes to the extreme in the hopes of winning the coveted Light Fight trophy and a $50,000 prize, with a total of $300,000 given away for the season. This season, as the temperature cools down, the competition heats up when families invite us from out of the snow inside their homes to witness their fantastic Christmas d├ęcor for the very first time. In addition to all of the stunning inside/outside displays, the first ever "Heavyweights" episode will showcase light shows that have grown too large for any home.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Carter Oosterhouse as Judge (Season 3- )
· Taniya Nayak as Judge (Season 3- )
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Michael Moloney as Judge (Season 1-2)
· Sabrina Soto as Judge (Season 1-2)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Brady Connell as EP
· Jennifer Mullin as EP
· Max Swedlow as EP
GENRE(S):
· reality (all)
· reality (competition)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· FremantleMedia North America