'500 Questions' Season 1 Premiere on ABC
The "genius game show," hosted by CNN's Richard Quest ('Quest Means Business'), will air nine hours over nine nights, premiering on Wednesday, May 20 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), with its season finale set for Thursday, May 28, on ABC.
From Mark Burnett, CEO, United Artists Media Group ('Shark Tank', 'Survivor', 'The Voice'), and Mike Darnell, President, Warner Bros. Unscripted & Alternative Television, and Warner Horizon Television ('The Voice', 'The Bachelor', 'The Bachelorette', 'Bachelor in Paradise') comes '500 Questions', a game show event where the smartest people in the country try 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. It is the test, where intellect, strategy and stamina are all equally essential in order to win.
Mark Burnett and Phil Parsons are the executive producers. The show was created by Mike Darnell and Mark Burnett.
'500 Questions' is distributed as a format by Warner Bros. International Television Production. Warner introduced it at MIPTV 2015, read more about it here.
(source: press release)