Spanish-language broadcasting network EstrellaTV has signed a multi-year licensing agreement with Fremantle to produce the Spanish-language version of Family Feud. EstrellaTV and Fremantle are set to co-produce 100 Latinos Dijeron, the Spanish-language version of the American classic game show, which has spawned multiple adaptations in more than 50 international markets outside of the United States.The […]
Although recent kudos have been given to primetime television for its recent inclusion of minorities, FremantleMedia North America says it has made an effort to recruit minority personalities in daytime programming for quite some time. The production company has received praise for its diverse programming with a 2016 NAACP Image Award, which acknowledges its very own Steve Harvey in the host category for Family Feud.
The Steve Harvey-hosted show is up in households and the major demos, where it’s beating even Wheel of Fortune and Jeopardy. Here’s a look at fall’s big syndie trends.
The syndicator’s three first-run shows — Family Feud, Wendy Williams and Celebrity Name Game -— posted strong ratings in the week ending Feb. 22. Celebrity and Wendy hit records in household ratings, while Feud matched its all-time high.
Ratings for the Steve Harvey hosted game show continue to surge, setting new record highs in three of the past four weeks. Feud has already surpassed Wheel Of Fortune and Jeopardy in several key demos.
The Steve Harvey-hosted show was the top game show among 18-49 year olds during the week ending March 9, but Wheel and Jeopardy had the most total viewers.
The Cox Media ABC affiliate will replace Dr. Oz with a half-hour newscast anchored by Bob Opsahl and Martie Salt followed by the syndicated Family Feud.
The British-born entertainer had made his mark in the 1960s sitcom hit Hogan’s Heroes. But it is as the kissing, wisecracking quizmaster of Family Feud that he will be remembered.
The game show has been bought by stations covering more than 75% of the U.S., with upgrades to 5-8 p.m. in over half the country.
Debmar-Mercury secures upgrades in top markets, leading to double- and triple-digit percentage growth for the Steve Harvey-hosted game show.