Latest NewsCBC opens casting for Family Feud Canada

CBC opens casting for Family Feud Canada

CBC has opened casting for Family Feud Canada, set to debut on the public broadcaster this fall.

Based on the long-running game show, first introduced in the U.S. in 1976, international versions of Family Feud now air in 71 different markets, including the UK, Australia, France, India and Indonesia.

Gerry Dee

Comedian Gerry Dee will host the new Canadian offering that will feature two families competing head-to-head by guessing the most popular answers to survey questions based on responses from a sample of Canadians.

CBC opened casting Monday, inviting families of five who are permanent Canadian residents to apply online by submitting a three to five minute video. All participants must be 18 or older as of Sept. 1, 2019. Successful families will be invited to audition for producers in-person in a nearby city.

Family Feud Canada will be taped in front of a studio audience at the Canadian Broadcasting Centre in Toronto. Applications, eligibility, and frequently asked questions can be found at

Family Feud Canada is produced by Zone3, based on the Fremantle format, in association with CBC. Isabelle Roy and Jeffrey Wraight are serving as executive producers. 


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Connie Thiessen
Connie Thiessen
Connie has worked coast-to-coast as a reporter, editor, anchor and host at CKNW and News 1130 in Vancouver, News 95.7 and CBC in Halifax, and CFCW Edmonton, among other stations. With a passion for music, film and community service, she led News 95.7 to a 2013 Atlantic Journalism Award and regional RTDNA award for Best Radio Newscast. More recently, she was nominated for Music Journalist of the Year at Canadian Music Week 2019. To report a typo or error please email -

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