Debmar-Mercury has sold nationally syndicated pop culture game show Celebrity Name Game to Tribune Broadcasting stations covering 40% of the U.S. Hosted by The Late, Late Show‘s Craig Ferguson, Celebrity Name Game, based on the board game Identity Crisis, was developed by Courteney Cox and David Arquette’s Coquette Prods with Scott St. John (Deal Or No Deal), who will serve as showrunner. The half-hour strip is set for a fall 2014 launch on Tribune stations including WPIX New York, KTLA Los Angeles and WGN Chicago. In Celebrity Name Game, celebrities team with contestants to identify famous names including actors, singers, athletes, pop culture figures, politicians and even cartoon characters. Celebrity Name Game is co-produced and co-financed by FremantleMedia North America and Debmar-Mercury, and is distributed domestically by Debmar-Mercury and internationally by FremantleMedia North America.
By THE DEADLINE TEAM | Friday November 15, 2013 @ 10:58am PSTTags: Celebrity Name Game, Craig Ferguson, Debmar-Mercury, FremantleMedia North America
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