Celebrity Family Feud

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Celebrity Family Feud
Celebrity Family Feud 2015 logo.png
Created by Mark Goodson
Bill Todman
Based on Family Feud
Directed by Ken Fuchs
Presented by Al Roker (2008)
Steve Harvey (2015–)
Narrated by Burton Richardson
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 3
No. of episodes 20
Running time 45–48 minutes
Production company(s)
Original network NBC (2008)
ABC (2015–)
Original release June 24, 2008 (2008-06-24) – July 29, 2008 (2008-07-29)
Revived series:
June 21, 2015 (2015-06-21) – present
External links

Celebrity Family Feud is a spin-off of the American game show Family Feud. Similarly to the primetime All-Star Specials featured during the late 1970s and early 1980s, the episodes feature teams of celebrities playing for charity rather than normal contestants.

The first incarnation of the spin-off was broadcast in 2008 by NBC as part of a block of summer reality series it branded as All-American Summer.[1] Instead of featuring the host of the syndicated version at the time, John O'Hurley (who was hosting Secret Talents of the Stars for another network that summer), the NBC celebrity version was hosted by Al Roker of the Today Show.[1] Five-player teams composed of a celebrity captain and four friends and/or relatives competed against each other with a $50,000 top prize to be donated to the charity of the winning team's choice.

On April 9, 2015, ABC announced that it would air six new episodes of Celebrity Family Feud over the summer, which premiered on June 21, 2015. The 2015 version is hosted by Steve Harvey, the current host of the syndicated version of Family Feud.[2][3][4][5] It marked the first time that any version of Family Feud aired on ABC since the end of the original version hosted by Richard Dawson in June 1985. Unlike the current syndicated version of Feud, taped at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta, Georgia, this version is produced at Sony Pictures Studios in Culver City, California, and features the return of Burton Richardson, who announced the show from 1999 to 2010, to the series. On August 4, 2016, ABC renewed Celebrity Family Feud for a fourth season.[6]


During the NBC run of Celebrity Family Feud, each episode featured a tournament format with three games. The winners of the two semi-final games played a final game, with the winner advancing to Fast Money. Due to time constraints, the format was slightly modified from the 2003 format used by the syndicated version, in that the double value round is eliminated, with each match containing two single rounds and a triple round, although the game still played first to 300 points or sudden death. In Fast Money, if one or both team members accrued at least 200 points, the group won $50,000 for their charity. If the playing members scored below 200 points, $25,000 was awarded to the group's charity.

The ABC version does not use a tournament format and follows the same format as the syndicated version. Two self-contained games are played per-episode, each concluding with Fast Money played for $25,000 for the team's chosen charity. If the playing members do not reach 200 points, $10,000 is awarded to the group's charity. Families who lose the main game and do not play Fast Money receive $5,000 for their charity.


Season Episodes Originally aired
First aired Last aired Network
1 6 June 24, 2008 (2008-06-24) July 29, 2008 (2008-07-29) NBC
2 6 June 21, 2015 (2015-06-21) July 26, 2015 (2015-07-26) ABC
3 10 June 26, 2016 (2016-06-26) September 11, 2016 (2016-09-11)[7]

Season 1 (2008)[edit]

No. in
Original air date Celebrity Families
Game 1
Celebrity Families
Game 2
U.S. viewers
1 1 June 24, 2008 (2008-06-24) Ice-T vs. Joan & Melissa Rivers Raven-Symoné vs. Wayne Newton 8.77[8]
2 2 July 1, 2008 (2008-07-01) The Girls Next Door vs. Vincent Pastore Kathie Lee Gifford vs. Duane Chapman 6.96[9]
3 3 July 8, 2008 (2008-07-08) The Office vs. American Gladiators My Name Is Earl: Hickeys vs. Camdenites 7.49[10]
4 4 July 15, 2008 (2008-07-15) Bill Engvall vs. Larry the Cable Guy Vivica A. Fox vs. Mo'Nique 7.86[11]
5 5 July 22, 2008 (2008-07-22) Kim Kardashian vs. Deion Sanders Tiki Barber vs. Ed McMahon 7.30[12]
6 6 July 29, 2008 (2008-07-29) American Chopper vs. Christopher Knight Corbin Bernsen vs. Margaret Cho 7.51[13]

Season 2 (2015)[edit]

No. in
Original air date Celebrity Families
Game 1
Celebrity Families
Game 2
U.S. viewers
7 1 June 21, 2015 (2015-06-21) Anthony Anderson vs. Toni Braxton Monica Potter vs. Curtis Stone 8.66[14]
8 2 June 28, 2015 (2015-06-28) NFL's AFC vs. NFC Dancing with the Stars vs. The Bachelor & The Bachelorette 8.28[15]
9 3 July 5, 2015 (2015-07-05) Phil McGraw vs. Garry & Penny Marshall Kevin McHale vs. Fred Willard 7.11[16]
10 4 July 12, 2015 (2015-07-12) Cheryl Hines vs. Niecy Nash Willie Robertson vs. Katy Mixon 8.72[17]
11 5 July 19, 2015 (2015-07-19) Rob, Dan, and Chris Gronkowski vs. Holly and Rodney Peete Bill Engvall vs. Keke Palmer 8.81[18]
12 6 July 26, 2015 (2015-07-26) Joey Lawrence vs. Mario Lopez Ed Asner vs. Vicki Lawrence 8.71[19]

Season 3 (2016)[edit]

No. in
Original air date Celebrity Families
Game 1
Celebrity Families
Game 2
U.S. viewers
13 1 June 26, 2016 (2016-06-26) Lance Bass vs. Kellie Pickler Ernie Hudson vs. NeNe Leakes 7.98[20]
14 2 July 3, 2016 (2016-07-03) AFC Defense[a] vs. NFC Offense[b] AFC Offense[c] vs. NFC Defense[d] 6.30[21]
15 3 July 10, 2016 (2016-07-10) Snoop Dogg vs. Sugar Ray Leonard Laila Ali vs. George Hamilton 7.43[22]
16 4 July 17, 2016 (2016-07-17) Sugar Shane Mosley vs. Victor Ortiz Tony Hawk vs. Joely Fisher 7.77[23]
17 5 July 24, 2016 (2016-07-24) The Band Perry vs. Giuliana Rancic Melissa Joan Hart vs. Paul Sorvino 7.68[24]
18 6 July 31, 2016 (2016-07-31) The Bachelor contestants vs. The Bachelorette contestants IndyCar Series drivers vs. Sports Illustrated Swimsuit Issue models 7.30[25]
19 7 August 14, 2016 (2016-08-14) Paula Deen vs. Carson Kressley Rico Rodriguez & Raini Rodriguez vs. Jaleel White 5.05[26]
20 8 August 21, 2016 (2016-08-21) Tommy Davidson vs. Kristi Yamaguchi Dave Foley vs. Jalen Rose 5.63[27]
21 9 August 28, 2016 (2016-08-28)[7] Gus Kenworthy vs. Sheryl Underwood David Chokachi vs. Alan Thicke TBD
22 10 September 11, 2016 (2016-09-11)[7] Garrett Morris vs. Alfonso Ribeiro Todd Chrisley vs. Sara Evans TBD

a The AFC Defense team consisted of: AJ Hawk (then with the Cincinnati Bengals, now a free agent), Von Miller (Denver Broncos), Tamba Hali (Kansas City Chiefs), Malcolm Smith (Oakland Raiders), and Melvin Ingram (San Diego Chargers).

b The NFC Offense team consisted of: Joe Staley (San Francisco 49ers), Teddy Bridgewater (Minnesota Vikings), David Johnson (Arizona Cardinals), Pierre Garçon (Washington Redskins), and Marvin Jones (Detroit Lions).

c The AFC Offense team consisted of: Brandon Marshall (New York Jets), Steve Smith, Sr. (Baltimore Ravens), Amari Cooper (Oakland Raiders), Jeremy Hill (Cincinnati Bengals), and Marcus Cannon (New England Patriots).

d The NFC Defense team consisted of: Thomas Davis (Carolina Panthers), Terrance Knighton (then with the Redskins, now with the Patriots), Tyrann Mathieu (Arizona Cardinals), Malcolm Jenkins (Philadelphia Eagles), and Cliff Avril (Seattle Seahawks).

International versions[edit]

Country Local Name Host Channel Year Aired
 Australia All Star Family Feud Grant Denyer Network Ten 2016
 Belgium Familieraad Chris Van den Durpel vtm 2014
 Germany Familien-Duell Daniel Hartwich RTL 2013
 United Kingdom All Star Family Fortunes Vernon Kay ITV 2006–present


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