Doctors vs. Famous TV Families: The revival of “Battle of the Network Stars,” based on the ’70s and ’80s television pop-culture classic, will continue on THURSDAY, SEPTEMBER 7 (8:00-9:00 p.m. EDT), on ABC. The original series from ABC Sports began in 1976 and continued for 13 years. The new “Battle of the Network Stars” is a nostalgic throwback to the original series where TV celebrities blended athleticism with hilarious antics.
Here are the teams for this new episode (* = returning to “Battle of the Network Stars”):
Famous TV Families (Danny Bonaduce, Barry Williams, Beverley Mitchell, *Willie Aames, *Charlene Tilton) vs. Doctors (Thomas Calabro, Taye Diggs, Rachelle Lefevre, *Deidre Hall, Benjamin Hollingsworth)
The hosts for “Battle of the Network Stars” are Mike Greenberg (@Espngreeny) and Joe Tessitore (@Joe_Tess) of ESPN; Cassidy Hubbarth (@CassidyHubbarth) and Cari Champion (@CariChampion) of ESPN are sideline reporters; plus Super Bowl 50 winner DeMarcus Ware (@DeMarcusWare) and MMA fighter/Olympian Ronda Rousey (@RondaRousey) are the team captains.
Produced by Glassman Media and IMG, who also owns the format. The executive producers are Andrew Glassman, Will Staeger, Michael Antinoro and Chris Carlson.
Series: Battle Of The Network Stars Season 1 Episode
Air Date: Thursday, September 07, 2017
Time Slot: 8:00 PM-9:00 PM EST on ABC