Password is returning to the small display this summer time. NBC ordered a revival of the favored sport present in May 2021, and now extra particulars have been revealed. Keke Palmer is about to host the sport present and the premiere episode will probably be devoted to Betty White — a frequent participant on the earlier iterations and the spouse of authentic host Allen Ludden.
NBC revealed extra concerning the upcoming sequence in a press release.
“One of probably the most iconic sport reveals in tv historical past, Password is coming to NBC primetime this summer time. The sequence, which has in recent times discovered a brand new technology of followers on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon, will probably be hosted by Emmy Award-winning actress Keke Palmer, star of Jordan Peele’s upcoming film, Nope.
Palmer will command the Password podium as contestants from all walks of life are partnered with Jimmy Fallon and different celebrities to face off within the final sport of phrases. Fallon will play in every of the eight hourlong episodes because the celeb/contestant duos compete for money prizes by guessing a secret password utilizing solely one-word clues.
The premiere episode will probably be devoted to Betty White. Regularly enjoying on the unique sequence, in addition to on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon, the long-lasting TV star has lengthy been considered Password’s biggest participant. The season will then culminate with a particular episode that includes a star-studded, all-celebrity lineup enjoying for charity.
The trailblazing sequence established itself as the unique celeb phrase sport when it launched in 1961 and has showcased tons of of celeb company and generated a number of spinoffs over the course of six a long time. NBC revived the present in 1979 and 1984 previous to changing into a success sport on each Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and The Tonight Show.
It was just lately introduced that Fallon’s different hit primetime sequence, That’s My Jam, was renewed for a second season on NBC.
Password is produced by Fremantle in affiliation with Universal Television Alternative Studio, a division of Universal Studio Group, and Electric Hot Dog. Jimmy Fallon, Jim Juvonen, and Jennifer Mullin will function govt producers, together with John Quinn who may even function showrunner.”
A premiere date for Password will probably be introduced later.
What do you think? Are you excited to see a brand new iteration of Password come to NBC?