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Season 2
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Prepare for an all-new 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, 500 Questions will keep you on the edge of your seat to see if any of these geniuses can do it.

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    S2 E5 Night 5

    It's the fifth and final night, and the pressure is starting to mount. The current reigning genius hopes to continue his unprecedented run to 500 questions in the face of a challenger who is actively ready to take his place, on the two-hour season finale of "500 Questions."

    06/01/16Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E4 Night 4

    It's night four on television's toughest game. Our reigning genius has answered the most questions of any contestant thus far, but he is still far from the goal of 500 questions. The pressure begins to mount.

    05/31/16Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E3 Night 3

    Night three opens with our reigning genius, Liz Murphy, hitting a bump on her road to answering 500 questions. With two wrongs now on the board, will Liz be able to survive, or will a new genius take her place.

    05/28/16Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E2 Night 2

    It's night two and our reigning genius, Ryan Chaffee, attempts to clear his first game board while challenger Terry Linwood is anxious to knock him out of the competition.

    05/27/16Season 2TV-PG
    S2 E1 Season 2 Premiere: Night 1

    New host Dan Harris (ABC's "Nightline," "Good Morning America: Weekend Edition") welcomes a fresh group of bona fide genius contestants to the ultimate test of intellectual skill and endurance. Season two kicks off with all-time greatest "Jeopardy!" winner and best-selling author Ken Jennings entering the intellectual arena of "500 Questions." Having won an impressive 74 times on "Jeopardy!" and breaking American game show records along the way, how will Ken fare when he tackles the toughest game ever devised? New for season two is the addition of a bonus two-minute lightning round, which will challenge the contestant to answer as many questions as possible, without getting three wrong in a row, in an effort to earn more money to their bank and increase their overall score.

    05/26/16Season 2TV-PG