[06/13/08 - 02:35 PM]
NBC Moves Premiere of 'Celebrity Family Feud' Up One Week to Tuesday, June 24 (8-9 PM Et)
The opener will showcase the families of Ice T, Joan Rivers, Raven-Symone and Wayne Newton.

[via press release from NBC]


Families Competing in Premiere Episode for a Shot at $50,000 for Their Charity Include Ice T vs. Joan and Melissa Rivers, and Raven-Symone Takes on Las Vegas' Beloved Wayne Newton

BURBANK, Calif. � June 13, 2008 - NBC announced today the premiere of "Celebrity Family Feud" has been moved up one week to Tuesday, June 24 (8-9 p.m. ET). The episode will feature rapper/actor Ice T and his family matching wits with Joan and Melissa Rivers and family. Then, singer/actress Raven-Symone brings on the charm as her family tries to out-perform the Wayne Newton family.

The families include:

Game 1:

Ice T
Wife Coco
Son Ice
Coco's mom Tina
Family friend Sean
(Charity: Unity 2)

Joan and Melissa Rivers
Joan's nephew Andrew
Joan's assistant Sabrina
Joan's niece Caroline
(Charity: Guide Dogs for the Blind)

Game 2:

Mom Lydia
Rondell Sheridan - her TV dad
Brother Blaize Blaize
Tkeyah Crystal Keymah- her TV mom
(Charity: American Red Cross)

Wayne Newton
Wife Kathleen
Daughter Erin
Kathleen's mom Marilyn
Kathleen's sister Tricia
(Charity: The USO)

Hosted by current "Today" show co-host, Al Roker, "Celebrity Family Feud" will be a star-studded version of the beloved and enduring game show. Each week, four celebrity families match wits to raise money for their respective charities. Two families compete against each other with the winner from each round going into the final round where one team will compete to win up to $50,000 for their charity.

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

  [june 2008]  


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