GSN announced today that is has ordered a second season of its hit game show THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy. The network greenlit an additional nine episodes of the one-hour game show which will air in 2013. The show earned the highest viewership in 17 years for GSN and is now the network's top original series ever.
Comedian and author Jeff Foxworthy hosts this studio-based game, in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of the Bible. Utilizing current as well as historical references, questions will be drawn from the rich, dense narrative found in the world's best-selling book. The contestants will share their compelling backstories, and each team will be playing for a charitable organization.
"A Game Show of Biblical Proportions"
THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE is produced by RelativityREAL for GSN, with RelativityREAL's Tom Forman ("Extreme Makeover: Home Edition") and Embassy Row's Michael Davies ("The Newlywed Game," "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire") serving as Executive Producers on the project. Nick Stuart and Maura Dunbar of Odyssey Networks are Consulting Producers.
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