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John Cena Set To Host Revival of 'Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?' Game Show

Published Fri Feb 15 2019 By Tess
John Cena Set To Host Revival of 'Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?' Game Show

WWE's John Cena to host new episodes of 'Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?'

The WWE star John Cena will reportedly host and serve as the executive producer of the upcoming Nickelodeon show “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”

According to the reports on Thursday, Nickelodeon tabbed Cena to host the new episodes of the popular game show.

Previously, the original game show was hosted by stand-up comedian Jeff Foxworthy and aired on the Fox broadcast network. The show was created by Mark Burnett and hails from MGM.

The first “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader” aired from 2007 to 2015, over which Foxworthy amassed 111 episodes.

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In 2010, the show was also nominated for a Daytime Emmy Award but did not win. Apparently, Nickelodeon is set to bring the show back in 2019.

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The game show is for adults to test their knowledge against highly intelligent fifth graders, with all questions considered to be at a fifth-grade learning level.

The show will begin production in the Spring with a reported premiere date set for later in the year.

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John Cena is currently filming "Playing with Fire" in Vancouver, British Columbia which is scheduled to wrap on April 1. It means Cena could end up working a match at WrestleMania 35 on April 7.