The Alphabet Network is sticking with Steve. The Celebrity Family Feud TV show has been renewed for a third season on ABC. Hosted by Steve Harvey (who also hosts the syndicated Family Feud game show), Celebrity Family Feud is executive produced by Thom Beers, Gaby Johnston, and Jennifer Mullin.
ABC Entertainment President Channing Dungey broke the news that ABC had picked up season three of the game show at the beginning of today’s TCA executive presentation, according to Deadline. Updated 3:30pm ET: press release added.
Excerpted from a multi-show press release:
“We’re thrilled by the performance of each of our game shows and the reception they received from the fans,” said Channing Dungey, president, ABC Entertainment. She added, “The success of these shows is due in large part to the strength of our hosts, [including] Steve Harvey […]
The primetime summer hit “Celebrity Family Feud,” produced by FremantleMedia North America, will return for a third hilarious season. “Celebrity Family Feud” is hosted by Steve Harvey, the highly popular multi-hyphenate standup comedian, actor, author, deejay and Emmy Award-winning game show host. He recently received a 2016 Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Reality Host for “Little Big Shots” (NBC).
“Celebrity Family Feud” averages 8.2 million Total Viewers and a 1.7/7 in Adults 18-49 so far this summer. With more than 8.0 million Total Viewers, ABC’s “Celebrity Family Feud” is Sunday’s most watched broadcast series this summer and also ranks among the Top 5 most watched shows overall on the broadcast networks this summer (No. 5). “Celebrity Family Feud” dominates its 8:00 p.m. time slot in Total Viewers, outdrawing runner-up CBS’ “Big Brother 18” by 14%. In fact, ABC’s “Celebrity Family Feud” has drawn a larger overall audience than “Big Brother” on each of their 6 head-to-head match-ups.
Survey says ABC is pleased as punch with its slate of summer game shows. Dungey also announced the $100,000 Pyramid, To Tell the Truth, and Match Game TV shows have each been renewed for a second season.
What do you think? Are you a fan of the Celebrity Family Feud TV series? Do you plan to watch the third season on ABC?