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Family Feud around the world

The following article details examples of the game show Family Feud, originally aired in the United States on ABC and CBS and in syndication, elsewhere in the world.

Fremantle's website also lists Denmark, Finland, Israel, Italy, Lebanon (which ran on MTV, not to be confused with the music channel of the same initials), Norway, Russia, South Africa, and Sweden as other countries with versions of the show.

Feud in the Americas

Between 2004 and 2005, Canal 13 in Argentina has had its own version. The show was called "100 Argentinos Dicen", and like most versions of Feud in Latin America, its set is a dead ringer to the Mexican version of the show.

The French-Canadian version was called La Guerre des clans ("War of the clans") and was hosted by Luc Senay from 1992 to 1997 on TQS. Its set is a dead ringer to the pre-Bullseye Ray Combs version. Combs himself introduced Senay at the beginning of an episode of The New Family Feud in the US when La Guerre des clans first premiered in Canada.

A Brazilian version of Family Feud, hosted by Silvio Santos, began in June 2005 on SBT. Their version uses the logo seen on the current US version from 1999 to 2006, and their set is sort of a cross between the Richard Karn-era US Feud set and the 100 Mexicanos Dijeron set. Another version, Jogo das Familias, aired on the same channel during the mid-1980s with the same host, and their set, as one would assume, closely resembled the Richard Dawson-era set. The show is now called Familia Unida, but still hosted by Santos. The set (presumably) is a cross between the Que Dice la Gente? and current U.S. Feud sets.

Reg Grundy, who produces the Australian version of the show, also has produced Chile's version of the show, called Desafio Familiar ("Family Challenge") on TVN in 1993.

A version in Colombia is called 100 Colombianos Dicen, which means "100 Colombians Say". It is hosted by Carlos Calero and airs on Caracol TV.

A Mexican version of this show was called 100 Mexicanos Dijeron, which means "100 Mexicans Said" and was shown on Telefutura in the USA from 2002-2006. It was produced by Televisa, the dominant network in Mexico, and was hosted by the square-jawed and ever-smiling Marco Antonio Regil. Now, the show has moved to the United States, still airing on Telefutura with the same host, but it has a new title, called "¿Qué Dice la Gente?" ("What Do the People Say?"), which also serves as the title for the Uruguayan and Venezuelan version. Julio Cesar Palomera is the announcer for both shows. Strangely enough, "Que Dice la Gente" uses a set similar to the 2005-2006 US Feud set, while the Feud Set was overhauled for 2006-2007. One Latin game show website said that Marco Antonio Regil made an appearance on an episode of the US version in 2002, when Richard Karn became the new host. It would be proven true in a YouTube clip featuring an interview with Regil himself, talking about the aspects of being a proper TV host.

In Nicaragua has the same title as United States.

In Panama a version of Family Feud is on air from August 2006, and is called 100 Panameños Dicen (100 Panamanians Say) made by TVN. Rolando Sterling hosts.

In Uruguay airs as Qué Dice la Gente?, made by Saeta TV Canal 10 and hosted by Humberto de Vargas.

A version in Venezuela, also called Que Dice la Gente?, is hosted by Maite Delgado and currently airs on Venevision.

Feud in Europe

In 2006, Armenia premiered its version of the show, for the H1 Armenian Public Television network. It is hosted by Hrant Tokhadyan.

The Belgian version is called Familieraad. It's hosted by Jo de Poorter, and it airs on the Dutch-language VTM network.

The Bulgarian version is called Semejni Vojni (Family Wars) . It was cancelled in 2005 because of low ratings. The show lasted from 2003 to 2005.

The British version of the show, which ran from 1980 to 2002, then returned in 2006 on ITV with current host Vernon Kay, is called Family Fortunes; see this entry for further details.

The Cypriot version is called Kontra Plakes (Κόντρα Πλάκες). It's hosted by Christos Ferentinos (Χρήστος Φερεντίνος), and it airs on the Sigma Tv network.

In the Czech Republic, it's called 5 proti 5, and it airs on TV Prima. It's hosted by P. Novotný.

Estonia also has its own version of the show. It's called Rooside Sõda, meaning "War of the Roses" and is hosted by Kristjan Jõekalda. It airs on TV3 Viasat. It uses a remix version of the USA theme.

The Finnish version, which ran from 1999–2001 on Nelonen, was called Voitto kotiin, which literally means win to home, i.e., we win! or we are the champions in colloquial English. The host is Nicke Lignell, a popular actor.

The title of the French version, Une famille en or, means (literally) "a golden family" and (figuratively) "a family to treasure", hosted by Patrick Roy, Laurent Cabrol, Bernard Montiel and Pascal Bruner. TF1 first aired the show in 1990 to 1999. The show has come back on TF1 since 21th, May 2007: the host is Christophe Dechavanne, who also hosts the new series of "La roue de la fortune" ("Wheel of fortune") since August 2006.

The first German version was called Familien Duell ("Family Duel") and shown on RTL hosted by Werner Schulze-Erdel. The show was cancelled in 2003 after eleven years because of lower ratings in the relevant target group for advertisers. A new version started in February 2006 on RTL II with the new title 5 gegen 5 ("5 against 5"), which also serves as the title for the Swiss version. The show was cancelled again in August 2006 because of low ratings. The host was Oliver Petszokat.

In Greece, the show has had two incarnations; the first, broadcast in the beginning of the '90s decade was known as Kondres (Clashings) and was presented by Vlassis Bonatsos. The second, which aired at the end of the same decade, went by the name of Kondra Plake (a pun on "Kondres" and a cheap type of wood) and its host was Spyros Papadopoulos.

In the Netherlands, the show started in 1983 titled Vijf tegen Vijf ("5 against 5") presented by Willem Ruis. In 1986 the show was canceled due to the death of Willem Ruis. In the early '90s the show was reincarnated and presented by Peter-Jan Rens until the show was canceled in 1998. In 2005 the show returned to the air, on Talpa TV and hosted by pop singer Gordon.

The Polish version is called Familiada (a merging of the words familia and olimpiada, i.e. "Family Olympics"). The host is Karol Strasburger, a popular actor. It airs on TVP2 since 1994 to today.

Portugal launched a version on RTP in February, 2006. It was called "Entre Famílias" and was hosted by Fernando Mendes, also with O Preço Certo (The Price is Right in Portugal).

Russian version of the game called Сто к одному(100 to 1) was launched in 1995. It has 5 rounds: Single game, Double game, Triple game, Back-to-Front game and Big game.

Spain also has had a version of Family Feud, titled La Guerra de Familias ("The Family War").

Slovakia launched its own version on Setptember, 2007 as 5 proti 5 ("Five fights five"). Broadcaster is Slovenská televízia on station Jednotka.

A version of Family Feud has aired in Switzerland on SF 1 as of 2005. It is called 5 Gegen 5, meaning "5 Against 5" and is hosted by Sven Epiney.

Feud in Asia and Oceania

Information on the Australian versions can be found at the page for the current version, Bert's Family Feud.

In India, there is a Kannada version of the show called Bangarada Bete ("Golden Quarry") on Udaya TV, part of the Sun Network. There was a version of this show, Family Fortunes, which also serves as the title for the British version, and was showed on STAR Plus with Roshan Abbas as the host. He even won the Screen Videocon Award for the same year, in 2003.

The Indonesian version is called Famili 100. Shown beginning from mid-1990s on Antv and then moved to Indosiar, it has gone on to become one of the most popular game shows in Indonesia.

Japan had a show called Quiz: We Asked 100 People ("クイズ100人に聞きました”, "Kuizu hyakunin ni kikimashita"). Hosted by 関口宏 (Sekiguchi Hiroshi).

Malaysia also has a version of the Feud, called Famili Ceria.

In the early 1990s, a version of the Feud began airing on stations in Pakistan. The original emcee for the series was also a contestant on the Ray Combs version in 1991.

The Philippines has its own short-run version of the show, shown in ABC 5 from 2001-2002. It last for 2 seasons on hosted by Ogie Alcasid, a Filipino actor and singer. It last until 2 Season only. It was part of ABC's response to the popularity of IBC 13's version of Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?. GMA Network will run a new version of the game show and It will be hosted by Richard Gomez.

Thailand has had its own version for Thai TV Channel 3. It is called 4 ต่อ 4 แฟมิลี่เกมส์ or 4 Against 4 Family Games (or "4 Against 4 Sundae" in Sunday episode, "4 Against 4 Holiday" in special holiday episode). hosted by Kanit Sarasin from 2001-2006.

In Taiwan, China Television runs a version called 大家一起來 (dàjiā yīqǐ lái, "Everybody Come Together"), hosted by 趙樹海 (Zhào Shùhǎi). The first episode was aired on September 19th, 1983.

In Turkey, it is called Aileler Yarisiyor, meaning "Families Are Competing" and is hosted by singer/actor Erol Evgin. The show first aired on Show TV and Kanal D around the same time Louie Anderson's Feud was just beginning.

In January 2004, Vietnam aired its own version of Family Feud called Chung Sức on channel HTV7.

Feud in Africa

In Tunisia, it is called Ahna Hakka.

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