We've partnered with Nickelodeon to introduce you to your new favorite show: Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?, the game show where kids help grown-ups make the grade. Catch the first episode on Nickelodeon on June 10 at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT.
Parents know that the battle for the remote is no joke. Pretty much every family member is ready to duke it out for control of the TV, from your youngest who wants to watch cartoons to your teenager who only cares about her favorite teen drama.
There is one show with the power to bring the whole family together in front of the TV, though: Nickelodeon's new show Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? This kid-friendly game show, hosted by John Cena, has something for everyone: goofy challenges that will delight kids, educational material that parents love, and humor the whole family can get behind. Here's why watching Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? with your kids can be such a fun bonding moment, and why you'll want to tune in when it premieres on Nickelodeon on June 10 at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT.
It's Hosted by John Cena
Parents will be happy to learn that the host of Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? is a celebrity they already know and love: John Cena. Equal parts funny, goofy, and encouraging, Cena is endearing to viewers of all ages. Whether he's cheering on a fifth-grade contestant or coming up with some silly stunt, Cena makes Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? that much more fun to watch.
It's Educational, but Not Boring
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? takes a subject that kids might ordinarily find tedious — school — and turns it into a superfun game. The same kid who usually resists practicing her multiplication tables might be gleefully shouting out the answers to math questions while the contestants try to puzzle them out. Plus, it lets kids show off the skills they've learned in school and makes being smart seem cool.
It's Funny For Both Kids and Adults
Just because Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? is geared towards kids doesn't mean that it isn't also fun for parents. Most adults already know and love hilarious host John Cena, and kids will think he's hysterical even if they've never seen him before. Plus, the idea of school-aged kids facing off against — and beating — adults at simple trivia questions is always funny.
It's Interactive, So You Can Play Along
One of the best parts about Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? is its easy-to-understand game show format. Even if you've never seen the show before, you'll be able to play along and test your knowledge at home. Encourage your kids to try to puzzle out the answers along with the contestants, or divide the family into teams to see who has what it takes to win. Kids will be thrilled when they manage to answer a question that their parents can't figure out!
It's the Perfect Opportunity to Bond as a Family
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader? is one of the few kid-friendly shows that the whole family can get into; parents won't be counting down the minutes until bedtime so they can watch their own shows. Everyone will be laughing along, shouting out answers, and engaging in some gentle competition — it's basically family game night! Tune into the first episode on Nickelodeon on June 10 at 7 p.m. ET/6 p.m. CT to see what we mean.