KICKING OFF THE SECOND SEASON PREMIERE OF ABC’S "CELEBRITY FAMILY FEUD" ON SUNDAY, JUNE 26, ARE FAMILY MEMBERS FROM COUNTRY MUSIC ARTIST KELLIE PICKER, *NSYNC’S LANCE BASS, TV STAR AND HOST NENE LEAKES, AND ACTOR ERNIE HUDSON

Monday, June 6, 2016 - 1:45pm

LOS ANGELES, CA -- (June 6, 2016) -- “Lance Bass vs Kellie Pickler and Ernie Hudson vs Nene Leakes” – The celebrity families competing to win cash for their charities feature the families from award-winning country music recording artist Kellie Pickler; and Lance Bass, member of the multi-platinum pop boy band *NSYNC. In a separate game, family members from NeNe Leakes, star of ABC’s “To Tell the Truth,” will compete against the family of actor Ernie Hudson.
 
Steve Harvey, the highly popular multi-hyphenate standup comedian, actor, author, deejay and Emmy Award-winning game show host, will pit celebrities and their families against each other in a contest to name the most popular responses to a survey-type question posed to 100 people. The second season premiere episode of “Celebrity Family Feud” airs SUNDAY, JUNE 26 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on the ABC Television Network.
 
The celebrity teams who will try to guess what the “survey said” are:
 
Kellie Pickler - Country music recording artist, star of the CMT hit docu-comedy television series “I Love Kellie Pickler,” “American Idol” alum, “Dancing with the Stars” 2013 champion and eight-time USO Tour veteran will be playing for United Service Organizations, Inc.

  • Kyle Jacobs – Kellie’s husband, hit songwriter/producer, and co-star on "I Love Kellie Pickler" 
  • Courtney Pickler Howard – Kellie’s sister
  • Bradley Howard – Kellie’s brother-in-law
  • Caroline Hobby – Cast member of “I Love Kellie Pickler”

 
VERSUS
 
Lance Bass – Singer, host, actor, producer, entrepreneur, philanthropist and writer, most well-known as being a member of the multi-platinum pop boy band *NSYNC, will be playing for Lucky Puppy Animal Rescue

  • Michael Turchin – Lance’s husband; artist and animal advocate 
  • June Bass  – Lance’s mother
  • Stacy Bass Lofton – Lance’s sister
  • Ford Lofton – Lance’s brother-in-law

 
In another game of “Celebrity Family Feud,” the two contesting teams are:
 
Ernie Hudson – Actor, best known for the 1984 film “Ghostbusters.” He currently stars in the Netflix series “Grace & Frankie” and will be playing for the Union Rescue Mission in downtown LA

  • Ernie Hudson, Jr. – Ernie’s son; actor and producer
  • Rahaman Hudson – Ernie’s son and musician/singer/songwriter  
  • Andrew Hudson – Ernie’s son, published writer
  • Ross Hudson – Ernie’s son, college student

 
VERSUS
 
NeNe Leakes – Fan favorite on Bravo’s highly rated reality show “Real Housewives of Atlanta,” co-host on E1’s “Fashion Police” and stars in ABC’s “To Tell the Truth.” NeNe is playing for the Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS        

  • Bryson Bryant – NeNe’s son
  • Anthony Thomas – NeNe’s brother
  • Gregg Leakes – NeNe’s husband; real estate investor and consultant
  • Brentt Leakes – NeNe’s son

 
“Celebrity Family Feud” is produced by FremantleMedia North America. “Celebrity Family Feud” is taped in front of a live audience in Los Angeles, California. Gaby Johnston and Jennifer Mullin are executive producers.

For Kellie Pickler:

Ebie McFarland/Scott Stem

Essential Broadcast Media

Ebie@ebmediapr.com / scott@ebmediapr.com
(615) 327-3259
 
For "Celebrity Family Feud"

ABC Media Relations
Marsha Smith
(818) 460-6605
marsha.l.smith@abc.com
 
FremantleMedia North America
 Emma Harvey
(818) 748-1236
emma.harvey@fremantlemedia.com
 
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