Tonight, fans of the very amusing reality competition that pits adults against smart kids returns to FOX, with a two-hour long season premiere that features celebrity contestants. We previously reported that the recently syndicated show will feature celebrities such as former supermodel Kathy Ireland as they enter the battle of the brains with a fresh batch of fifth graders. Some of the celebrities who will be playing for their favorite charities include Superman himself, Dean Cain, talk show host Star Jones, former boxer Sugar Ray Leonard, Beverly Hills
star Jennifer Garth
and KISS frontman, Gene Simmons.
Tonight, fans gear up for another season of fun-filled competitions as Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
returns to television screens. Before anything else, though, let’s take a look at this season’s young faces who claim they could beat their adult counterparts.
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First up, we have Olivia, who was born on April 13, 1998. This young fan of Rolling Stones enjoys social studies and art, and loves reading, drawing, traveling and video games. This 10-year-old also takes Kung-Fu lessons.
We also have Jonathan, who was born on September 15, 1998. The soon-to-be 10-year-old enjoys playing basketball, football and video games. In fact, he also plays chess and came in second in the CA State Championships. He enjoys mathematics and has received his school's Peacemaker Award.
Born on November 21, 1997, Bryce is a native of Texas and is an aspiring professional football player. He enjoys math and has received his school's Student of the Month Award. This 10-year-old is the middle child of three children.
Francesca, who was born on January 10,1998, is an aspiring veterinarian. She enjoys Spanish and Latin, and likes to dance, surf and play basketball. In fact, she once received her school's Athlete of the Week Award. She has two younger sisters.
Born on May 19, 1998, Jenna hails from Maryland. She is an aspiring marine biologist and is the owner of a pet goldfish named Bubbles. She enjoys her English and science subjects.
Catch these kids tonight on Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?
at 9pm on FOX for the two-hour season premiere.
-Valerie Anne del Castillo, BuddyTV Staff Columnist
(Photo courtesy of FOX)