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[04/17/08 - 11:14 AM]
Survey Says!... Al Roker to Host "Celebrity Family Feud" as Part of NBC's All-American Summer Premiering Tuesday, July 1
In some cases, competing families will each consist of one celebrity and their real-life relatives, while other episodes will feature nostalgic or current television clans.

[via press release from NBC]

SURVEY SAYS!... AL ROKER TO HOST "CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD" AS PART OF NBC'S ALL-AMERICAN SUMMER PREMIERING TUESDAY, JULY 1

"American Idol" and "America's Got Talent" Producers Bring Celebrity Version of Beloved Game Show to Primetime

BURBANK - April 17, 2008 - One hundred people surveyed, top ten answers on the board and celebrity 'families' behind the buzzers. Al Roker will host all the action when "Celebrity Family Feud" joins NBC's All-American Summer primetime line-up premiering Tuesday, July 1 (8-9 p.m. ET), it was jointly announced today by Craig Plestis, Executive Vice President, Alternative Programming, Development and Specials, NBC Entertainment and Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO of FremantleMedia North America.

Produced by FremantleMedia North America, "Celebrity Family Feud" will be a star-studded version of the beloved and enduring game show, featuring four celebrity families matching wits each week to raise money for their respective charities. In some cases, competing families will each consist of one celebrity and their real-life relatives, while other episodes will feature nostalgic or current television clans. Gaby Johnston, executive producer of the current syndicated "Family Feud" hosted by John O'Hurley, and Toby Gorman, executive producer of the UK version "Family Fortunes," will executive produce. All celebrities will be announced at a later date.

"This is a no-holds-barred, laugh-out-loud series that allows celebrities to be themselves among their family members or among longtime co-stars who have become like family," said Plestis. "Viewers can't help but play along, and with Al Roker at the helm, it promises to provide high energy, interactive fun...with the bonus of exposing the unscripted side of our favorite celebrities."

"We're thrilled to once again bring a hugely successful game show format to primetime," says Cecile Frot-Coutaz, CEO of FremantleMedia North America, producers of the current syndicated version as well as the original classic game show. "It is one of the handful of game show formats that has stood the test of time and traveled the world successfully. Like 'The Price Is Right,' we're confident this primetime version will resonate with viewers of all ages."

"Celebrity Family Feud" is produced by FremantleMedia North America and based on the original "Family Feud" format created by Goodson-Toddman Productions. Gaby Johnston and Toby Gorman are executive producers.

FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. production division of global media giant FremantleMedia. Based in Burbank, California, FMNA produces entertaining and innovative television programs for network, cable and syndicated platforms, including the Emmy-nominated musical/reality phenomenon "American Idol" (FOX), "American Idol Rewind" (syndicated), "America's Got Talent" (NBC), "Rock The Cradle" (MTV), "Can You Duet" (CMT), "Farmer Wants A Wife" (The CW), "The Janice Dickinson Modeling Agency" (Oxygen), "Property Ladder" (TLC), "Family Feud" (syndicated), "Temptation" (syndicated), "Million Dollar Password" (CBS), and the longest-running game show in television history, "The Price Is Right" (CBS).

FremantleMedia is one of the largest international creators and producers of entertainment brands in the world with leading prime time drama, serial drama, entertainment and factual entertainment programming in over 40 countries worldwide. FremantleMedia is a subsidiary of RTL Group, Europe's largest television and radio broadcast company, which is 90% owned by Bertelsmann AG, an integrated media and entertainment company that commands leading positions in the world's media markets. For further information, visit www.fremantlemedia.com.





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· CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD (ABC)
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[07/13/20 - 11:02 AM]
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[07/13/20 - 11:00 AM]
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[07/13/20 - 09:28 AM]
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[07/13/20 - 09:00 AM]
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[07/13/20 - 08:30 AM]
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[07/13/20 - 08:13 AM]
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[07/13/20 - 08:13 AM]
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[07/13/20 - 08:03 AM]
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[07/13/20 - 06:34 AM]
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[07/13/20 - 06:31 AM]
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[07/13/20 - 04:16 AM]
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[07/12/20 - 11:15 AM]
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[07/10/20 - 03:45 PM]
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[07/10/20 - 09:34 AM]
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[07/10/20 - 09:30 AM]
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