JALEN ROSE JOINS PANEL OF CELEBRITIES FOR "TO TELL THE TRUTH" ABC'S NEW COMEDIC VARIETY SHOW
Additional Celebrity Guests will join throughout the Season
Jalen Rose, "ESPN NBA Countdown" analyst, joins the cast as a celebrity panelist set to appear in each episode.
· Jalen Rose - Current ESPN/ABC analyst and former 13-year NBA star is one of the few professional athletes to maintain a high profile post retirement. Rose was the team captain of the legendary Fab Five University of Michigan basketball team. He helped take the 2000 Indiana Pacers to the NBA Finals. Rose is the founder of the Jalen Rose Leadership Academy and a devoted philanthropist.
The previously announced celebrity panelists set to appear in each episode include:
· Betty White - Seven-Time Emmy(R) Award Winning TV legend, actress, author and producer, and passionate supporter of animal health and welfare. Betty is known for her iconic television roles from "The Golden Girls" and "The Mary Tyler Moore Show."
· NeNe Leakes - Actress, TV personality, producer, author and fashion designer most recently seen on Broadway in Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella.
Hosted by Anthony Anderson and produced by FremantleMedia North America, "To Tell the Truth" is an anarchic and funny re-imagination of the beloved game show of the same name. The all new version will take the excitement to another level featuring fun characters from pop culture over the six-episode series. "To Tell the Truth" is coming soon to the ABC Television Network.
"To Tell the Truth" is produced by FremantleMedia North America and will be taped in front of a live audience in Los Angeles, California. Barry Poznick, Toby Gorman, Thom Beers, Jeff Gaspin, George Moll and Anthony Anderson are executive producers.
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 28 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. FMNA and its portfolio of companies, including Original Productions and 495 Productions, produce entertaining and innovative scripted and alternative programs for network, cable, syndicated and online platforms. Their slate includes a diverse range of both critically-acclaimed and award-winning successes including "American Idol" (FOX), "America's Got Talent" (NBC), "Family Feud" (SYN), "Let's Make A Deal" (CBS), "The Price Is Right" (CBS), "The Great Christmas Light Fight" (ABC), "Deadliest Catch" (Discovery), "Married to Medicine" (Bravo), "Party Down South" (CMT), "Ice Road Truckers" (HISTORY), "Storage Wars" (A&E), "Celebrity Family Feud" (ABC), "Celebrity Name Game" (SYN), "American Gods" (STARZ) , among others.