Heidi Klum and Jimmy Fallon face off in new game show ‘Password’
A new, but not so new, game show titled “Password“ is aired on NBC tonight and a handful of esteemed celebrities would face off at the big premiere.
Presented by the Emmy Award-winning actor Keke Palmer and starring the legendary late night TV personality jimmy fallon“Password” is based on older versions of the game show from over 40 years ago.
In recent years, the game has found a new generation of fans, thanks in part to Fallon, according to a press release.
In it, NBC Universal officials reminded fans of the game’s longstanding impact on nearly 60 years of American television and wrote, in part, “The trailblazing series has established itself as the original pun celebrities when it launched in 1961 and generated several spin-offs along the way. NBC revived the show in 1979 and 1984 before becoming a hit game on both’Late Night with Jimmy Fallon’ and ‘The show tonight.‘”
In this modern game of “Password,” Fallon is expected to face a series of guest celebrities and contestants, including Yvette Nicole Brown, Jon Hamm, Chelsea manager, Heidi Klum, Chrissy Metz, Martin runs, and Meghan Trainor.
In each of the hour-long episodes, a celebrity and Fallon will each team up with contestants over two matches. Players on each team guess a secret password using one-word clues to win up to $25,000.
The series kicks off with a two-night event on August 9 at 10 p.m. ET/PT and Wednesday August 10 at 9 p.m. ET/PTwith episodes available to stream the next day on Peacock.
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Tonight’s premiere features Fallon and Hamm competing in an episode dedicated to the late actor Betty Whitewho was a frequent player of the game as well as the wife of the original”Password” to host Allen Luden. On Wednesday, supermodel Heidi Klum gets ready to do her best at the iconic guessing game.
You can preview the new series below:
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