Nightline co-anchor Dan Harris has been tapped as host for Season 2 of ABC’s event game show 500 Questions, from Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell. Produced by MGM Television in association with Warner Horizon Television, the series will return this year.
Harris is currently co-anchor of Nightline and the weekend edition of Good Morning America on ABC News. He also regularly files reports for World News Tonight with David Muir, 20/20, Good Morning America, ABC News Digital and ABC News Radio. Previously, he anchored World News Sunday.
500 Questions challenges the smartest people in the country to achieve the seemingly impossible task of answering 500 of the most difficult general knowledge questions ever devised. There’s only one simple rule: never get three wrong in a row — or you’re gone. No saves, no helps, no multiple choice, 500 Questions keeps you on the edge of your seat to see if any of these geniuses can do it. It is the ultimate test, where intellect, strategy and stamina are all equally essential in order to win.
Mark Burnett and Phil Parsons are the executive producers. Ed Egan is the co-executive producer. The show was created by Mike Darnell and Mark Burnett.