Travis Kelce’s Hosting Debut With “Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?”

Kansas City Chiefs tight end Travis Kelce is gearing up to host a new show titled “Are You Smarter Than a Celebrity?,” a spinoff of the popular series “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”. With 20 episodes slated for release, Kelce, a three-time Super Bowl champion, expressed his enthusiasm for his hosting debut.

In a statement, Kelce shared his excitement: “I grew up loving game shows, and I’m excited to be following in the footsteps of so many TV icons by hosting my very first one with Are you Smarter than a Celebrity?. The original show is a great success, so to be bringing a new format with everyone’s favorite celebrities to the screen, will definitely be entertaining.

Travis Kelce’s Hosting Debut (Credits: Getty Images)

“I’m just happy to be on the hosting side of the equation here and excited to see how these famous faces keep up.”

Streaming on Amazon Prime Video, the show will challenge contestants to answer 11 questions spanning various subjects from an elementary school curriculum, with the chance to win a $100,000 prize. A classroom full of celebrities will be on hand to assist the contestant, with only one permitted to help answer the final question, drawn from a sixth-grade curriculum.

Travis Kelce Set to Host Spinoff of “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?”

Kelce’s venture into television isn’t new, having previously appeared in the reality dating series “Catching Kelce” in 2016. Known for their outgoing personalities, Kelce and his brother, Jason, are no strangers to entertainment beyond the football field, hosting their own podcast titled “New Heights.”

Travis Kelce’s Hosting Debut (Credits: Getty Images)

Their dynamic presence has earned praise, with bodybuilding legend, actor, and former politician Arnold Schwarzenegger commending them as “fantastic interviewers.” Additionally, Travis is set to host his own music festival in May.

With over 3,000 episodes of “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” under its belt, Kelce and the celebrity guests promise to inject fresh energy into this anticipated spinoff.