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[05/27/16 - 08:28 AM]
Night 1 of "500 Questions" Dominates Its Thursday Unscripted Competition
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 26.

[05/04/16 - 02:11 PM]
Geniuses Face Off in an Intense Test of Knowledge and Stamina on the Season Premiere of ABC's "500 Questions"
The five-night event series concludes with a two-hour season finale on Wednesday, June 1.

[04/19/16 - 03:06 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2016 Summer Primetime Schedule
New series include "Uncle Buck," "To Tell the Truth" and "The $100,000 Pyramid."

[04/05/16 - 05:48 AM]
Steve Harvey and Mark Burnett Bring New Business Reality Series to ABC
This marks the fourth collaboration between Burnett and ABC, adding to successful programming, including "Shark Tank," "Beyond the Tank" and "500 Questions."

[03/01/16 - 10:00 AM]
Dan Harris Named Host for Season Two of ABC's "500 Questions," The Innovative Event Game Show from Mark Burnett and Mike Darnell
He'll take over from Richard Quest, who served as host during its freshman run.

[10/01/15 - 12:52 PM]
ABC Renews "500 Questions" for Season Two
Produced by United Artists Media Group in association with Warner Horizon Television, the series will return in 2016.

[05/29/15 - 08:38 AM]
"500 Questions" Finale Is Up to Earn 2-Year Highs for ABC in Its Thursday Slot
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 28.

[05/28/15 - 08:26 AM]
ABC's "500 Questions" Outdraws Fox's "MasterChef" for the 2nd Week in a Row
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 27.

[05/27/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC's "500 Questions" Earns Its 2nd-Best Adult 18-49 Rating
ABC spins the numbers for Tuesday, May 26.

[05/26/15 - 08:46 AM]
ABC Is No. 1 on Memorial Day in Total Viewers, Adults 18-34 and Women 18-34
ABC spins the numbers for Monday, May 25.

[05/23/15 - 08:21 AM]
ABC Leads Its 7th Straight Friday in Adults 18-49 with the Top 3 Shows
ABC spins the numbers for Friday, May 22.

[05/22/15 - 08:32 AM]
"500 Questions" Earns ABC's Best Summer Rating in its Slot Since August 2013
ABC spins the numbers for Thursday, May 21.

[05/21/15 - 08:31 AM]
ABC's "500 Questions" Opens Solidly Against CBS' "Survivor" Finale
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, May 20.

[04/16/15 - 08:33 AM]
ABC Announces May Sweeps Programming
The Alphabet details the highlights of its May sweeps programming (SPOILERS!).

[04/08/15 - 12:35 PM]
ABC Announces Its 2015 Summer Schedule
New additions to the lineup include "The Whispers," "500 Questions," "Celebrity Family Feud" and "BattleBots."

[09/18/14 - 11:01 AM]
Mark Burnett Reunites with Mike Darnell to Produce a Primetime Event Game Show for ABC, "500 Questions" (Working Title)
It is scheduled to air in 2015, with the program testing the smarts - and nerve - of contestants in a pressure-packed, incredibly intense environment.







500 QUESTIONS (ABC)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
5/20/15 - ???
STATUS:
on hiatus or fate to be determined
TIME SLOT:
completed airing its current season
CURRENT SEASON:
2 (5 episodes)
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
completed airing its second season on 6/1/16; has yet to be renewed for a third season
DESCRIPTION:
(from ABC's press release, May 2016) ABC's innovative game show "500 Questions" - from Mark Burnett, president, MGM Television and Digital Group ("Shark Tank," "Survivor," "The Voice"); Mike Darnell, president, Warner Bros. Unscripted & Alternative Television; and Warner Horizon Television ("The Voice," "Little Big Shots," "The Bachelor" franchise) - returns as a special five-night event series, beginning with a two-hour season premiere on THURSDAY, MAY 26 (8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT), leading up to the two-hour season finale on Wednesday, June 1, from 8:00-10:00 p.m. EDT. 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.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Dan Harris as Host (Season 2- )
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Richard Quest as Host (Season 1)
CREW INFORMATION:
· Ed Egan as CO-EP
· Mark Burnett as CRTR/EP
· Mike Darnell as CRTR
· Phil Parsons as EP
GENRE(S):
· game show
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· MGM Television
· Warner Horizon Television