ABC will bring back the seven game shows that make up its “Summer Fun and Games” lineup. Those include a season five of The $100,000 Pyramid, season two of Card Sharks, season six of Celebrity Family Feud, season five of Match Game, season two of Press Your Luck and season five of To Tell the Truth.
“Summer has become synonymous with ABC’s ‘Fun & Games’ brand,” said Rob Mills, senior vice president, alternative series, specials and late night, ABC Entertainment. “To have these shows return is a testament to their strength, and the excitement and fun they bring each week. These are legit star-studded shows that celebrate everything we love about the spirit of competition. Thanks to them and The Bachelorette, we dominated summer and are doubling down on next year.”
Michael Strahan hosts The $100,000 Pyramid and Joel McHale hosts Card Sharks.
Steve Harvey hosts Celebrity Family Feud and Alec Baldwin fronts Match Game.
Elizabeth Banks hosts Press Your Luck and Anthony Anderson hosts To Tell the Truth.
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Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.
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