Trivia: Who was the host of “Family Feud” when it premiered in 1976?
Correct Answer: Richard Dawson
So why is this answer correct? : “Survey says… Richard Dawson!” It was “Hogan’s Heroes” actor Richard Dawson who first put the popular game show on the map. Dawson hosted “Family Feud” during its original run on ABC from 1976 to 1985, a role that earned him a Daytime Emmy Award.