Betty White, NeNe Leakes Set For ‘To Tell The Truth’ Reboot On ABC

Betty White and NeNe Leakes (Broadway’sĀ Cinderella) are set as regular panelists and Anthony Anderson (black-ish) will host ABC’s re-imagining of the 1960s hit game show To Tell The Truth.

The new six-episode comedy/variety show version pits White and Leakes and a third panelist (additional celebrity guests will join throughout the season) against three people who all claim to be the same person with the same incredible talent, job or achievement. One is telling the truth, the others are not. Each panelist will get to grill the contestants and decide who they think is telling the truth. Anderson hosts, his mom Doris will be the official scorekeeper and will ask questions of her own, (not to mention embarrass her son every chance she gets). The celebrity panelist who performs the worst will have to tweet a lie about themselves to the world. There’s even a house band — Cheche and his Band of Liars. No premiere date has yet been set. The show will tape in front of a live audience in Los Angeles.

There is a connection between White and To Tell The Truth. She appeared as a panelist on previous versions of the show, the original in 1961 and again when NBC aired it in 1990.

FremantleMedia North America is producing. Barry Poznick, Toby Gorman, Thom Beers, Jeff Gaspin, George Moll and Anthony Anderson are executive producers.

Watch a clip of the original To Tell The Truth below.

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