Disney and ABC are upping the game when it comes to the long running Family Feud game show. Celebrity Family Feud pits two celebrity groups against each other as they compete for a chance to win up to $25,000 to donate to a charity of their selection.
The series premiere on June 21st will feature two games — Anthony Anderson vs Toni Braxton and Monica Potter vs Curtis Stone. Steve Harvey (Emmy Award – Winning TV personality, Game Show Host, Talk Show Host, Actor and Comedian) hosts the show.
The series premiere of “Celebrity Family Feud” will feature actor Anthony Anderson’s (“black-ish”) family vs. 7-time Grammy Award-winning artist Toni Braxton and her sisters; and in a separate game, family members from Australian celebrity chef Curtis Stone and actress Monica Potter will spar off against each other.
In game one the two contesting teams are:
Anthony Anderson – executive producer and star of ABC’s hit comedy series “black-ish,” playing for the Watts/Willowbrook Boys & Girls Club Doris Bowman, mother Derrick Bowman, brother Denise Whitehurst, aunt Carol Hubbard, sister-in-law Versus Toni Braxton – The 7-time Grammy Award winning artist and actress’ team includes her sisters and stars of WE tv’s hit series “Braxton Family Values,” playing for Lupus LA Tamar Braxton, sister Trina Braxton, sister Towanda Braxton, sister Traci Braxton, sister
In the other game the two contesting teams are:
Team captain Monica Potter, Critics’ Choice-winning and Golden Globe-nominated actress (“Parenthood,” “Con Air,” “Patch Adams,” and “Saw”) playing for the Jean Marie House. She brings along the following family members: Nancy Brokaw, mother Jessica Brokaw, sister Brigette Brokaw-Corcoran, sister Kerry Brokaw, sister Versus Team captain Curtis Stone, Australian celebrity chef, author and television personality, playing for Creative Visions. He brings along the following family members: Lindsay Price Stone, wife Bill Price, Lindsay’s father Diane Price, Lindsay’s mother Bryan Price, Lindsay’s brother
“Celebrity Family Feud” is produced by FremantleMedia North America and taped in front of a live audience in Los Angeles, California. Gaby Johnston, Jennifer Mullin and Thom Beers are executive producers.
Maybe Disney has found a replacement for American Idol in its new Hyperion Theater. Too bad they moved Frozen in there instead.