Episodes: Ongoing (hour).
TV show dates: March 18, 2018 — present.
Series status: Has not been cancelled.
Performers include: Neil Patrick Harris (host).
TV show description:
From executive producers Neil Patrick Harris, Pam Healey, John Hesling, Phil Parsons, and Ed Egan, Genius Junior is a TV game show. Harris hosts the hourlong competition, which showcases incredibly bright children between the ages of eight and 12.
The show kicks off with 12 teams facing off against each other and the clock. As the game unfolds, they compete to solve increasingly difficult quizzes. Subjects range from geography, math, and spelling, to feats of memory, and more.
Each of the four rounds of play is more difficult than the previous one. The kids are divided into teams of three. Together, they’ll work to best their competition.
At the end of each episode, that week’s winning team gets to face “The Cortex,” a tough intelligence test which provides the players with the opportunity to build up their prize fund. The winning team leaves with a “Genius Junior” grant, to help them prepare for their future.
This episode has not aired yet.
First aired: TBD
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