ABC Announces Game Show Event "500 Questions" as Part of its 2015 Summer Schedule

By Steve Dove | Apr 20th, 2015

Get ready to face the ultimate test as ABC has announced the nine night game show event 500 Questions premiering WEDNESDAY MAY 20 8|7c. From Emmy® winner Mark Burnett, CEO, United Artists Media Group (Shark TankSurvivorThe Voice), and Mike Darnell, President, Warner Bros. Unscripted & Alternative Television, and Warner Horizon Television (The VoiceThe BachelorThe BacheloretteBachelor in Paradise) comes 500 Questions, 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. It is the ultimate test, where intellect, strategy and stamina are all equally essential in order to win. The innovative “genius game show,” hosted by CNN’s Richard Quest (Quest Means Business), will air over seven nights, premiering on WEDNESDAY MAY 20 8|7c, with its season finale set for THURSDAY MAY 28.


For the latest full episodes, video highlights and news on 500 Questions, keep it here on ABC.com.