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Celebrity Name Game

Celebrity Name Game

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  • Network: Syn
  • Category: Series
  • Genre: Game Show & Contest
  • Type: Live Action
  • Based on the board game (Identity Crisis) 

  • Subject Matter: Quiz
  • Tags: celebrity

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Plot Synopsis

Hosted by Craig Ferguson, CELEBRITY NAME GAME is a half-hour syndicated game show. Each weekday, celebrities are paired with contestants in order to identify famous names — actors, singers, athletes, pop-culture figures, politicians, even cartoon characters — based on improvised clues, as contestants compete in four rounds for a chance to win up to $20,000. Developed by Courteney Cox and David Arquette’s Coquette Productions, CELEBRITY NAME GAME is based on the board game Identity Crisis. Celebrity guest stars include Courteney Cox, David Arquette, Tom Arnold, Yvette Nicole Brown, Dan Bucatinsky, Cheryl Burke, Peter Facinelli, Vivica A. Fox, Billy Gardell, Ana Gasteyer, Tony Hale, Chris Kattan, Lisa Kudrow, Jane Leeves, Kevin McHale, Joely Fisher, Jim O’Heir, Cheri Oteri, Will Sasso, Nev Schulman, Karina Smirnoff, Nicole Sullivan, Mena Suvari, Scott Wolf, Constance Zimmer, Mel B., Darrin Crisss, Sheryl Crow, Tiffani Thiessen, and more.
CELEBRITY NAME GAME returned for its second season on Monday, September 21 2015 (check local listings for channel and time). This season new rules apply! The answers aren’t just celebrity names, but range from actors, singers, athletes, pop culture figures, places, brands, books, TV shows, movies, foods and even cartoon characters. Consisting of two competitive speed rounds followed by a third round where Craig provides the clues, teams face a broad mix of clues and categories ranging from a single letter to a real life tweet from a celebrity as they enter into the final $20,000 round. Season 2 guest stars include: Lisa Kudrow, Candace Cameron Bure, Billy Bush, Courteney Cox, Cat Deeley, Shannen Doherty, Randy Jackson, Mario Lopez, David Arquette, Matt McGorry, Terrell Owens, Dascha Polanco, Guillermo Rodriguez, Kate Walsh, Weird Al Yankovic and more.

Production & Distribution

  • Produced by FremantleMedia North America
  • Produced by Debmar-Mercury
  • Distributed domestically by Debmar-Mercury
  • Distributed internationally by FremantleMedia North America