Celebrity Family Feud is a spin-off game show created by NBC, and hosted by television weather anchor Al Roker. The announcer was Burton Richardson. Celebrity Family Feud pitted two families against each other in a contest to name the most popular responses to a survey-type question posed to 100 people. This version, which was a spin-off of the original Family Feud, featured celebrity families instead of regular families, and was a revival of the primetime All-Star Specials featured during the late 1970s and early 1980s.
This version also featured five-player teams composed of a celebrity captain and four friends and/or relatives, with a $50,000 charity payoff at stake. In addition, it debuted changes to the set and sound effects of the current syndicated set, including the classic theme music as the opening/closing theme and as faceoff/commercial cues.
Roker was chosen as the host of this version because, at the time of taping, the then-host of the syndicated daytime Feud, John O’Hurley, was committed to a series on another network, which was the one-episode flop Secret Talents of the Stars. The show debuted sound effect and set changes that appeared that fall on the ensuing O’Hurley season of the syndicated Family Feud.
Original title Celebrity Family Feud
First air date Jun. 24, 2008
Last air date Sep. 25, 2017