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GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT, THE
Air Date: Monday, November 26, 2018
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-10:00 PM EST on ABC
Episode Title: (#602/601) "Episode 602/601"
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SEASON PREMIERE

FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, 'THE GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT' GOES INSIDE FAMILIES' HOMES, STARTING WITH TWO BACK-TO-BACK EPISODES PREMIERING MONDAY, NOV. 26, ON ABC

As part of ABC's "25 Days of Christmas," "The Great Christmas Light Fight" ignites Season 6 with two new episodes, MONDAY, NOV. 26 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), on The ABC Television Network, streaming and on demand. Produced by Fremantle, the immensely popular series features returning celebrity judges Carter Oosterhouse and Taniya Nayak. View a sneak peek of Season 6 here.

Following the season premiere, new episodes will air on MONDAY, DEC. 3 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), and MONDAY, DEC. 17 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EST), with a special "All Stars" episode debuting in between on MONDAY, DEC. 10 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EST).

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 to warm up from the cold inside their homes to witness their fantastic Christmas décor 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.

"602" - (8:00-9:00 p.m. EST) - The most wonderful time of the year has officially begun! Showcasing their incredible holiday displays are the Richardson family with their extensive collection of 300 inflatables that come to life in Southern style in Madison, Mississippi; the Vaughan family with their whimsical wire frame forest, complete with flying birds, leaping deer, jumping fish and shooting stars in Alexandria, Virginia; the Salveson-Sangalli family with their holiday display, including 72 themed Christmas trees filling the inside of their home from floor to ceiling in Port St. Lucie, Florida; and the Hanley family with their larger-than-life ranch display, including Big Red - a 26-foot tall reindeer in Cleveland, Texas. Who will be awarded $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy? Tune in as judge Taniya Nayak makes the decision on ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

"601" - (9:00-10:00 p.m. EST) - The festivities continue through the second episode of the night, featuring the Heide family's Long Island lawn, filled with an unimaginable amount of blow molds and a home interior jam-packed with collectables and nutcrackers in Merrick, New York; the Strycharz family with their rockin' light show with thousands of synchronized lights, CO2 bursts and fire cannons in Wethersfield, Connecticut; the Watchorn family with their intricate maze of décor made from used tires, old wire spools and torn inflatables, including 3,000 figurines inside of their home in Ponca, Nebraska; and the Menashe family with their traditional holiday display featuring 65-foot lit trees and antique figurines in Seattle, Washington. Watch as judge Carter Oosterhouse decides who will walk away with $50,000 and the coveted Light Fight trophy on ABC's "The Great Christmas Light Fight."

"The Great Christmas Light Fight" comes from Fremantle ("American Idol," "America's Got Talent"). Brady Connell and Max Swedlow (both "Extreme Makeover: Home Edition") are executive producers for the series. Jennifer Mullin is the executive producer for Fremantle.

"The Great Christmas Light Fight" is broadcast in 720 Progressive (720P), ABC's selected HDTV format, with 5.1-channel surround sound. This episode carries a TV-PG parental guideline.

About Fremantle

Fremantle is one of the largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of scripted and unscripted content in the world. A global entertainment powerhouse, Fremantle has an outstanding international network of production teams, companies, and labels in over 30 countries. Fremantle produces more than 12,000 hours of original programming, roll out more than 60 formats and air 450 programs a year worldwide. The group distributes over 20,000 hours of content in more than 200 territories. Fremantle is also a world leader in digital and branded entertainment, with more than 300 million subscribers across 1,400 social channels and over 100 billion views across all platforms. Fremantle is part of RTL Group, a global leader across broadcast, content and digital, itself a division of the international media giant Bertelsmann. For more information, visit www.fremantle.com, follow us @FremantleUS or visit our Facebook and LinkedIn pages.

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GREAT CHRISTMAS LIGHT FIGHT, THE (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
12/9/13 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (fall 2018)
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