Santa Monica, CA – October 19, 2011 – GSN (Game Show Network) announced today that it has acquired the first-ever cable rights to 90 one-hour episodes of ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER?® from Mark Burnett and Twentieth Television. Hosted by Jeff Foxworthy, the episodes — featuring celebrity appearances by Kellie Pickler, Rick Fox, Tony Hawk, Larry the Cable Guy and Gene Simmons, among others — originally aired on FOX from Spring 2007 to Fall 2009 and have never before been seen outside that network. The humor-filled quiz show, in which an adult contestant tries to answer questions from elementary school textbooks, will air in five-hour blocks on Sunday nights from 7:00 p.m. to midnight (ET) on GSN. ARE YOU SMARTER THAN A 5TH GRADER? premieres on GSN on Sunday, November 6th at 7:00 p.m. (ET).
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