Following roughly the same format as the American series, "King of the Nerds" follows several contestants as they compete in various challenges testing their intellect, ingenuity, skills, and pop-culture prowess.
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Runtime: 60 minutes
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King of the Nerds is an American reality competition series co-produced by Electus and 5x5 Media. It is inspired by the Revenge of the Nerds films. The show is hosted by actors and executive producers Robert Carradine and Curtis Armstrong, known for their roles as Lewis Skolnick and Dudley “Booger” Dawson, respectively, in Revenge of the Nerds. The series premiered on January 17, 2013, on TBS. The show features nerds and geeks with diverse backgrounds and interests competing in various challenges for a cash prize of US$100,000 and the title of “King of the Nerds”. Following a three-season run, the series was cancelled by TBS.
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On July 31, 2014, British Sky Broadcasting channel Sky 1 announced that it had ordered a British adaptation of King of the Nerds for the United Kingdom. The UK version, produced by Objective Productions, was hosted by British television presenter Konnie Huq and was narrated by Greg McHugh. The show ran for one season, from July 12 to August 30, 2015.
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