Travis Kelce to Host Amazon Prime Video’s New Game Show “Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?”

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Amazon Prime Video announces a 20-episode season of “Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?” hosted by NFL star Travis Kelce. This fresh spinoff of “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” promises a fun twist with celebrities helping contestants win big, as revealed by MGM Alternative.

Amazon Prime Video has greenlit a new series, “Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?” with a 20-episode order from MGM Alternative, as announced on Tuesday. This series, a spinoff of the popular “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” will feature Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce as the host, Variety previously reported.

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Travis Kelce expressed his enthusiasm about his new role, stating, “I grew up loving game shows, and I’m excited to be following in the footsteps of so many TV icons by hosting my very first one with ‘Are you Smarter than a Celebrity?’ The original show is a great success, so to be bringing a new format with everyone’s favorite celebrities to the screen, will definitely be entertaining. I’m just happy to be on the hosting side of the equation here and excited to see how these famous faces keep up.”

In “Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?”, participants tackle 11 questions that are on a grade-school level, assisted by a group of celebrities. Success in answering the final question correctly earns the contestant a $100,000 prize.

Barry Poznick, general manager of MGM Alternative and co-creator of the series, described the new twist, saying, “After producing more than 3,000 episodes of ‘Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?’ globally, we wanted to come up with a new, loud twist on the format. Replacing the kids with celebrities gives us more laughs and surprises, like a roast, as contestants cheat off their famous classmates. And now, with the ultimate class clown, Travis Kelce, hosting, viewers should expect the unexpected!”

The show will be managed by Wes Kauble as showrunner. Kauble will also executive produce alongside Mark Burnett, Sean Kelly, and Steve Hughes. Distribution will be handled by Amazon MGM Studios Distribution.

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