'Family Feud' welcomes Honey Boo Boo, Cake Boss

She's hollered for a dollar, but now Honey Boo Boo (real name: Alana Thompson) and
her backwoods brood have to guess what the survey says during a showdown against the "Cake Boss" clan on "Family Feud" (Nov. 11, syndicated).

"This little girl is something out of another planet," says "Feud" executive producer Gaby Johnston. "She has a wonderful personality. She was really smart, and it meant a lot to her."

Both families play for charity and prepared for the face-offs by practicing on the show's official app before the cameras rolled. Host Steve Harvey couldn't help but get goofy with the pint-size pageant queen. At one point, Johnston says, "She put her head on the desk, and Steve said, 'Hey, I can do that too!' It was adorable watching the two of their heads together. He was so good with her."