Type
Reality/Game Show
Premiered
Feb. 27, 2007
Status
Returning Series
Runtime
60 min.
Country
USA
Network
FOX TV Network
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Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?

Ordinary adults must try their luck at a series of questions targeted at the fifth-grade level. The adults will be asked questions from elementary school textbooks. There are five children as classmates that can help the adults. Contestants answer 10 subject questions for $500,000 and one additional question to win a million dollars.

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04x04 Michelle / Ryan Aired: Jun. 23, 2015

Contestants have the opportunity to get help from real grade-schoolers who will offer what they think is the correct a-n-s-w-e-r.

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04x05 Briana(Tuesday Jul. 7th, 2015 8/7c on FOX)

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FOX To Revive Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?


FOX has announced that it will be bringing back the quiz show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? for another season. The series originally aired on the network between 2007 and 2009 before moving to syndication, where it ran until 2011. Original host Jeff Foxworthy will be returning to the series, though no time frame has been announced yet for its premiere.

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  • The children who are contestants on the show are all actual fifth graders and all received a $25,000 savings bond on their last appearance.
  • The idea for the show was pitched to executives of the major TV networks in the form of a 6-question quiz. Only president of Fox - the network that would pick up the show - Peter Liguori…
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    The idea for the show was pitched to executives of the major TV networks in the form of a 6-question quiz. Only president of Fox - the network that would pick up the show - Peter Liguori passed the quiz.
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  • The host and kids wear the same clothes every episode.
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