“Hollywood Squares” Broadway Week Benefits The Actors’ Fund, Nov. 13-17

News   “Hollywood Squares” Broadway Week Benefits The Actors’ Fund, Nov. 13-17 The popular television game show, “Hollywood Squares” recently came to New York and filmed a special five-day series of their show dedicated to Broadway. This Broadway series of “Squares” airs on CBS, Nov. 13-17. Check local listings for times.
Lea Thompson is prepped for her appearance on Hollywood Squares.
Lea Thompson is prepped for her appearance on Hollywood Squares. (Photo by Photo by Murdoch McBride)

The popular television game show, “Hollywood Squares” recently came to New York and filmed a special five-day series of their show dedicated to Broadway. This Broadway series of “Squares” airs on CBS, Nov. 13-17. Check local listings for times. Taped at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom in mid-October, the five segments of the Broadway "Hollywood Squares" features such stars as "Hollywood Squares'" center square Whoopi Goldberg, Nathan Lane, Bebe Neuwirth, Rosie O'Donnell, Bruce Vilanch, Vanessa L. Williams, Linda Lavin, Michelle Lee, Tony Roberts, Lea Thompson, John Ritter, David Hasselhoff and Tony Award-winner Brian Stokes Mitchell.

As reported earlier, the producers of the "Hollywood Squares" donated $50,000 from the show's revenues to benefit the Actors' Fund. The show is co-produced by King World Productions, Inc. and Columbia Tri-Star Television is association with Moffitt-Lee Productions. Chris Darley directs.

—By Murdoch McBride