[06/23/17 - 10:01 AM]
ABC Sends "Still Star-Crossed" to Saturdays; Various Repeats to Fill Monday Slot
Look for "Celebrity Family Feud" this Monday, June 26 and "Battle of the Network Stars" on Monday, July 3.

[via press release from ABC]



Steve Harvey (Emmy Award-Winning TV Personality, Game Show Host, Talk Show Host, Actor and Comedian) Hosts

"Bachelors vs Bachelorettes and Indy Car Drivers vs Sports Illustrated Models" - The celebrity teams competing against each other to win cash for their charities feature participants from ABC's hit reality television shows, "The Bachelor" and "The Bachelorette." In a separate game, the Sports Illustrated swimsuit models rival the Verizon IndyCar drivers. This episode of "Celebrity Family Feud" airs MONDAY, JUNE 26 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network. (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 07/31/2016)

Steve Harvey, the highly popular multi-hyphenate standup comedian, actor, author, deejay and Emmy Award-winning game-show host, will pit celebrities and their families against each other in a contest to name the most popular responses to a survey-type question posed to 100 people.

The celebrity teams who will try to guess what the "survey said" are:

The Bachelors - playing for Girls Inc.

· Shawn Booth - Kaitlyn Bristowe's fiancé from season 11 of "The Bachelorette"

· Ben Higgins - "The Bachelor" from season 20

· Chris Strandburg - One of Kaitlyn's bachelors from season 11 of "The Bachelorette"

· Tanner Tolbert - Met and fell in love with Jade Roper in last summer's "Bachelor in Paradise," and they married in 2016

· Ben Zorn - One of Kaitlyn's bachelors from season 11 of "The Bachelorette"


The Bachelorettes - playing for Stomp out Bullying

· Kaitlyn Bristowe - "The Bachelorette" from season 11, currently engaged to Shawn Booth

· Andi Dorfman - "The Bachelorette" from season 10

· Sara Herron - One of Sean Lowe's bachelorettes from season 17

· Ashley Iaconetti - One of Chris Soules' bachelorettes from season 19

· Jade Tolbert - Met and fell in love with Tanner Tolbert in last summer's "Bachelor in Paradise," and they married in 2016

In another game of "Celebrity Family Feud," the two contesting teams are:

Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Models - Playing for Happy Hearts Fund

· Nina Agdal - Sports Illustrated cover girl for 50th Anniversary magazine and S.I.'s 2012 Rookie of the Year

· Hannah Ferguson - Three-time S.I. swimsuit model

· Samantha Hoopes - Three-time S.I. swimsuit model

· Robyn Lawley - Two-time S.I. swimsuit model; body positivity activist, author and swimwear designer

· Tanya Mityushina - 2016 S.I. swimsuit rookie


Verizon IndyCar Drivers - Playing for The Indy Family Foundation

· Helio Castroneves - Three-time Indy 500 champion and Team Penske driver; won coveted Mirror Ball trophy during season five of "Dancing with the Stars"

· Conor Daly - Rookie from Indianapolis competing in his first full Verizon IndyCar Series, driving the #18 car for Dale Coyne Racing; son of former IndyCar and Formula One driver Derek Daly

· James "Hinch" Hinchcliffe - Returned to racing this season in the No. 5 car for Schmidt Peterson Motorsports after suffering life-threatening injuries from a practice crash during the 2015 Indianapolis 500

· Tony "TK" Kanaan - 2013 Indy 500 winner and Chip Ganassi Racing Team driver; triathlete and IronMan competitor

· Will Power - The 2014 Verizon IndyCar Series champion and Castroneves' teammate at Team Penske; recently penned an autobiography entitled "The Sheer Force of Will Power"

"Celebrity Family Feud" is produced by FremantleMedia North America. "Celebrity Family Feud" is taped in front of a live audience in Los Angeles, California. Gaby Johnston and Jennifer Mullin are executive producers.



"TV Sitcoms vs TV Kids" - The revival of "Battle of the Network Stars," based on the '70s and '80s television pop-culture classic, will air on MONDAY, JULY 3 (10:01-11:00 p.m. EDT) on ABC. The original series from ABC Sports began in 1976 and continued for 13 years. The new "Battle of the Network Stars" will be a nostalgic throwback to the original series where TV celebrities blended athleticism with hilarious antics. (Rebroadcast. ABC OAD: 06/29/2017)

Here are the teams for the premiere episode (* = returning to "Battle of the Network Stars):

TV Sitcoms (Bronson Pinchot, Tom Arnold, Dave Coulier, AJ Michalka, Tracy Gold) vs. TV Kids (Joey Lawrence, Corbin Bleu, Nolan Gould, *Lisa Whelchel, *Kim Fields)

In an ode to ABC's "Wide World of Sports," 100 TV stars from 14 different network and cable companies will take their athleticism to a new level as they compete - to feel "the thrill of victory and the agony of defeat." The summer event will pit teams of current and classic TV stars from multiple eras and different genres against one another in a variety of athletic games. Viewers can look forward to seeing a fresh take at some of the classic show's sporting events like Tug of War, Archery, Kayak Relay, Obstacle Course and Dunk Tank - all from the site of the original series, the beautiful campus of Pepperdine University in Malibu, California.

The hosts for "Battle of the Network Stars" are Mike Greenberg (@Espngreeny) and Joe Tessitore (@Joe_Tess) of ESPN; Cassidy Hubbarth (@CassidyHubbarth) and Cari Champion (@CariChampion) of ESPN will be the sideline reporters; plus Super Bowl 50 winner DeMarcus Ware (@DeMarcusWare) and MMA fighter/Olympian Ronda Rousey (@RondaRousey) will be the team captains.

"Battle of the Network Stars" is produced by Glassman Media and IMG, who also owns the format. The executive producers are Andrew Glassman, Will Staeger, Michael Antinoro and Chris Carlson.



"Pluck Out the Heart of My Mystery" - Rosaline and Benvolio work together to uncover who is responsible for pitting the Montagues and Capulets against each other. Meanwhile, Lord Montague is forced to welcome an unannounced visit from his sister, Tessa Montague, who has a manipulative plan of her own on how to deal with the Capulets, on "Still Star-Crossed," airing SATURDAY, JULY 8 (10:00-11:00 p.m. EDT), on The ABC Television Network.

"Still Star-Crossed" stars Grant Bowler as Lord Damiano Montague, Wade Briggs as Benvolio Montague, Torrance Coombs as Count Paris, Dan Hildebrand as Friar Lawrence, Lashana Lynch as Rosaline Capulet, Ebonee Noel as Livia Capulet, Medalion Rahimi as Princess Isabella, Zuleikha Robinson as Lady Guiliana Capulet, Sterling Sulieman as Prince Escalus, Susan Wooldridge as Nurse and Anthony Head as Lord Silvestro Capulet.

Guest starring Claire Cooper as Tessa Montague, Julio Perrilan as Matteo, Lily Travers as Stella, Carl Chambers as Pietro, Ferdinand Kingsley as Aldo Lazzara, Caspar as Pagolo Abbatelli, Joey Sordyl as Mauricio, Jimmy Shaw as Bianchi, Alejandro Pantani as Gramio and Caitlin Drabble as Nencia.

"Pluck Out the Heart of My Mystery" was written by Linda Gase and was directed by Ericson Core.

"Still Star-Crossed" was developed for television by Heather Mitchell, who is writer and executive producer. Shonda Rhimes, Betsy Beers, Mark Wilding, Michael Goldstein and Michael Offer also serve as executive producers.

  [june 2017]  


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