FRESH NEW FAMILIES AND FUNNY NEW FEUDS!
ALL-NEW SEASON OF "FAMILY FEUD" SET TO PREMIERE ON MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2015
Los Angeles, CA - Monday, August 24 - The fun never ends on Family Feud when the nationally syndicated game show returns for its new season on Monday, September 14, 2015 (check local listings). The upcoming season will have viewers dizzy with laughter as all-new families duke it out on the big stage. With questions like, "Tell me the last thing you stuck your finger in... " everyone will crack a smile! Family Feud is produced by FremantleMedia North America and distributed by Debmar-Mercury.
In the 2014-15 Season, "Family Feud" has averaged a 6.2 household rating to date, putting it 24% up year-to-year and making it the fourth highest-rated first-run in syndication. In the key demos of women ages 25-54 (3.0) and adults (2.5) ages 25-54, the game show is tied with top-rated "Judge Judy" and is up year-to-year by 20% and 19% respectively.
The upcoming season will feature families from across the U.S. who will once again be joined by the hilarious Steve Harvey as they compete for the chance to win up to $20,000 by guessing the most popular answers to questions posed to 100 people surveyed. Auditions for the season were held in Chicago, IL; Omaha, NE; Columbus, OH; Austin, TX; Louisville, KY; Birmingham, AL; San Francisco, CA; New York, NY; and Atlanta, GA.
In addition to debuting all-new side-splitting feuds, the upcoming season will mark Steve Harvey's 1,000th episode as host of the beloved game show. The incredible milestone will be celebrated in full on the Family Feud stage.
ABOUT "FAMILY FEUD":
Since its premiere in 1976, "Family Feud" has remained one of television's most popular and enduring game shows. Featuring two families who compete for cash and cars, contestants try to guess the most popular answers to questions posed to 100 people surveyed. As host, Harvey engages competing family members in hilarious repartee, and his honest reactions to their responses have brought a fresh sense of comedy to the show.
Fans are invited to follow Family Feud on Twitter @FamilyFeud, on YouTube at youtube.com/familyfeud, and on the web at www.familyfeud.com, where they can answer survey questions, find out about upcoming auditions and more.
Taped in front of a live audience from its home in Atlanta, Georgia, "Family Feud" is produced by FremantleMedia North America, and is distributed by Debmar-Mercury. Gaby Johnston and Jennifer Mullin are Executive Producers and Jim Roush is Executive in Charge of Production.
ABOUT FREMANTLEMEDIA NORTH AMERICA:
FremantleMedia North America (FMNA) is the U.S. arm of global media giant FremantleMedia, which includes a distribution arm, FremantleMedia International, a digital and branded entertainment division and a kids & family entertainment business. As one of the world's largest and most successful creators, producers and distributors of TV brands in the world, FremantleMedia's comprehensive global network has operations in 28 countries, creating over 10,000 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 45 formats and managing over 350 individual titles. The company also distributes more than 20,000 hours of content in over 200 territories. FMNA and its portfolio of companies, including Original Productions and 495 Productions, produce entertaining and innovative scripted and alternative programs for network, cable, syndicated and online platforms. Their slate includes a diverse range of both critically-acclaimed and award-winning successes including American Idol (FOX), America's Got Talent (NBC), Family Feud (SYN), Let's Make A Deal (CBS), The Price Is Right (CBS), The Great Christmas Light Fight (ABC), Deadliest Catch (Discovery), Married to Medicine (Bravo), Party Down South (CMT), Ice Road Truckers (HISTORY), Storage Wars (A&E), Celebrity Family Feud (ABC), Celebrity Name Game (SYN), American Gods (STARZ) , among others.
Debmar-Mercury, a leading media company specializing in syndication, network, cable and ancillary markets, produces and distributes The Wendy Williams Show; produces and distributes the Craig Ferguson-hosted Celebrity Name Game (renewed for a second season starting in fall 2015) with co-producer FremantleMedia North America; has U.S. distribution rights to FremantleMedia North America's Steve Harvey-hosted Family Feud; distributes Tyler Perry sitcoms House of Payne and spinoff Meet the Browns, as well as Revolution/CubeVision's Are We There Yet? (starring Ice Cube); and, for FX, sitcoms including Lionsgate Television's Anger Management (starring Charlie Sheen and now also airing in national off-network syndication); and has U.S. TV distribution rights to Tosh.0, South Park, Hell's Kitchen and a movie library featuring titles from Revolution Studios. Debmar-Mercury is a wholly owned subsidiary of Lionsgate (NYSE: LGF), a leading global entertainment company.