The Countdown Is On Only Six Days For ‘Celebrity Name Game’ September 22nd
Only six days until the star studded ‘Celebrity Name Game’ premiering on Monday, September 22nd.
Joining previously announced celebrity guests including Tom Arnold, Lisa Kudrow, Kevin McHale and Mena Suvari, as well as show producers Courteney Cox and David Arquette, Celebrity Name Game prepares to launch next Monday, September 22 with even more guests in its celebrity lineup! This hilarious game show, hosted by Emmy-nominated funnyman Craig Ferguson and executive produced by Courteney Cox and David Arquette, will put celebrities on the spot as they compete to identify famous names – actors, singers, athletes, pop culture figures, politicians, even cartoon characters – based on improvised clues.
Additional celebrities who will join contestants, as they compete in four rounds of fast-paced gameplay for a chance to win up to $20,000, include Mel B (television personality/musician), Emmanuelle Chriqui (Entourage), Darren Criss (Glee), Sheryl Crow (nine-time Grammy award winning recording artist), Stacey Dash (Fox News contributor), Cat Deeley (So You Think You Can Dance), Rocco DiSpirito (celebrity chef/author), Kate Flannery (The Office), Dave Foley (The Kids in the Hall),David Alan Grier (In Living Color), Kathryn Hahn (This Is Where I Leave You), Josh Hopkins (Cougar Town), Mario Lopez(Extra), Cameron Mathison (Good Morning America), Katy Mixon (Mike & Molly), Kathy Najimy (King of the Hill), Luke Perry (8 Seconds), Busy Philipps (Cougar Town), Holly Robinson Peete (Hangin’ With Mr Cooper), Sara Rue (Rules of Engagement), Sherri Shepherd (The View), Jamie Lynn Sigler (The Sopranos), Jerry Springer (The Jerry Springer Show),Raven-Symoné (Sister Act), Retta (Parks and Recreation), Tiffani Thiessen (White Collar), Sheryl Underwood (The Talk),Jenna Ushkowitz (Glee), Nia Vardalos (My Big Fat Greek Wedding) and Steve Wilkos (The Steve Wilkos Show).
Celebrity Name Game’s premiere week of shows, beginning September 22 and airing two shows each day (check local listings or find your local station and air time on www.celebnamegame.com), will feature the following celebrity guests:
Monday, September 22 –
Mena Suvari & Joely Fisher
Courteney Cox & David Arquette
Tuesday, September 23 –
Sheryl Crow & Josh Hopkins
Cheri Oteri & Billy Gardell
Wednesday, September 24 –
Vivica A. Fox & Nev Schulman
Sheryl Crow & Darren Criss
Thursday, September 25 –
Courteney Cox & David Arquette
Sherri Shepherd & Jenna Ushkowitz
Friday, September 26 –
Tom Arnold & Lisa Kudrow
Kathy Najimy & Luke Perry
Celebrity Name Game is co-produced by FremantleMedia North America and Debmar-Mercury and is distributed domestically by Debmar-Mercury and internationally by FremantleMedia North America. The show was developed by Coquette Productions based on the popular board game Identity Crisis, created by Laura Robinson and Richard Gerrits of North 44 Productions. In addition to Coquette’s Cox and Arquette, executive producers include FremantleMedia’s Thom Beers and Jennifer Mullin, and veteran show runner Scott St. John. The syndicated, half-hour weekday strip is confirmed to air across more than 93% of the country including the Top 50 U.S. markets.
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 8500 hours of programming a year, rolling out more than 60 formats and managing over 400 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) and the upcoming The Returned (A&E) and Celebrity Name Game (SYN) among others.
Debmar-Mercury, a leading media company specializing in syndication, network, cable and ancillary markets, produces and distributes for daytime television The Wendy Williams Show and has U.S. distribution rights to Fremantle Media North America’s Family Feud; distributes Tyler Perry sitcoms House of Payne and spinoff Meet the Browns; Lionsgate Television’sAnger Management (starring Charlie Sheen and entering off-network syndication in September 2014), Saint George (starring and co-created by George Lopez, debuting in 2014 and in off-network syndication in September 2016) and a new untitled sitcom (starring comedy legends Martin Lawrence and Kelsey Grammer, set to premiere in 2014 and entering broadcast syndication in fall 2017), all for FX; Revolution/CubeVision’s Are We There Yet? (starring Ice Cube); and has U.S. TV distribution rights to 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.
About Coquette Productions
Coquette Productions, founded by Courteney Cox and David Arquette, with development executive Thea Mann, is a television and film production company focusing on creating dynamic, original and entertaining content. Under a first-look deal with ABC Studios, Coquette is currently producing Cougar Town with ABC for TBS. Other Coquette Productions include: Daisy Does America for TBS; Dirt for F/X, Tripaholics for The Travel Channel and Celebrity Name Game for syndication. Additionally, Coquette has sold projects/filmed pilots for UPN, FOX, CBS, HBO, Lifetime, MTV and Comedy Central. Coquette has also produced the feature film Just Before I Go, directed by Courteney Cox.