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[11/16/17 - 09:02 AM]
ABC Announces Premiere Dates for "Child Support," January 5, and "Match Game," January 3
The new primetime series will feature adult contestants and priceless interactions between funnyman Ricky Gervais and a group of five kids who say the most unpredictable things.

[03/08/17 - 09:52 AM]
ABC Announces Fred Savage Will Host Game Show Series "Child Support," From Ricky Gervais and Banijay Studios North America
The one-hour, studio-based series (formerly known as "Five to Survive") will feature adult contestants and priceless interactions between funny man Ricky Gervais and a group of five kids, ages 6-9 years old, who say the most unpredictable things.

[10/13/16 - 09:52 AM]
ABC Orders Original Game-Show Series by Ricky Gervais and Banijay Studios North America
The one-hour game show will feature priceless interactions between funnyman Ricky Gervais and kids who will assist grown-up contestants with answering questions for a chance to win a large cash prize.







CHILD SUPPORT (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
1/5/18 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
1 (6 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its first season on 2/9/18; has yet to be renewed for a second season
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, November 2017) The series premiere of "Child Support," a one-hour studio-based series from Golden Globe(R)- and Emmy(R) Award-winning Ricky Gervais and Banijay Studios North America, will make its debut on FRIDAY, JAN. 5 at 8:00 p.m. EST. Produced by Banijay Studios North America, the primetime series will feature adult contestants and priceless interactions between funnyman Ricky Gervais and a group of five kids who say the most unpredictable things. Hosted by Fred Savage, contestants are asked to answer 10 questions correctly to earn the top prize. If they answer incorrectly, the contestants have a chance to be saved by the five kids who have been asked the same question by Gervais. Ricky Gervais, David Goldberg, Caroline Baumgard and Jeff Krask are executive producers.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Fred Savage as Host
· Ricky Gervais
CREW INFORMATION:
· Caroline Baumgard as EP
· David Goldberg as EP
· Jeff Krask as EP
· Ricky Gervais as EP
GENRE(S):
· game show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Banijay Studios North America