Every night, get to see Richard Gomez mediate between two
"warring" families who aim to bring home the jackpot. Family Feud, the
popular game show that originated in the United States during the ‘70s, is now
on primetime TV as GMA network opens its fourth quarter season.
Starting October 13, the daily half-hour game show will be
aired on GMA-7 right before the newscast of 24 Oras. It will be hosted
by Richard Gomez, who admitted that he had to go through auditions just like
the ten other aspirants for the hosting gig. Family Feud has already been shown in 5 continents and more than 50 countries worldwide.
Celebrity families will be featured every Monday while non-celebrity families
will try to outsmart each other from Tuesday to Friday. Two participating
families of four going head-to-head as they try to determine the seven top
answers based on what the "survey said" in polls conducted with 100 people.
The game begins with the captains of both teams facing off
at the lock-out desk near the game master to see which family will gain control
of the particular question. An answer is considered correct if it is one of the
concealed answers on the game board. If
the captain's answer earns the higher points, his/her family gets the chance to
play first every round throughout the entire game. After three strikes, the
family gives up control of the board and
the competing family gets a
chance to steal the bank by naming just one answer that's not yet revealed
on the board. Richard then goes to the podium of the entire family as
they confer before giving their final answer. The first answer is always the
The same mechanics apply for the succeeding rounds, with the
exception of doubled points for Round 3 and tripled points for Round 4. The family with 300 points or more moves on
to the Fast Money round where they may win the jackpot prize of as much as
In Fast Money, two representatives of the winning family
must separately try to name the most popular answers to five survey questions
in 20 and 25 seconds, respectively. If
the total combined score of their answers reach at least 200 points, they win
the jackpot. If not, they get a
consolation of P50,000 and return tomorrow as the defending champions and have
another chance at the jackpot which has
increased to P250,000.
The defending family has a maximum of four lucky tries at
the jackpot, after which they yield the crown to a new champion.
In an earlier interview, Richard Gomez jokingly suggested
that they bring in showbiz families who are in the middle of a word war such as
the Flaminiano family and the Montenegro family. It will be recalled that Rose
Flaminiano has called Nadia Montenegro as the "sulsoltant" of her ward Gabby
Concepcion. (Click HERE to read related article).
Family Feud is all about points, winning streaks, and top answers. Which
family will emerge as the winner at the end of the game to take home the
jackpot? Who will pass, play, steal or
strike? This show is out to see if the family that plays together can also win
Catch Family Feud beginning October 13 replacing Gobingo,
Monday to Friday right before 24 Oras on GMA-7.