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Game Show Network casting Auburn grads to pit against Bama grads in new trivia series

gsnThe premise seems kind of unfair. Auburn grads make more money than Bama grads, lead more biggest American companies ever than Bama grads, and contribute to the state’s highest brain index, which is four times higher than that found in Tuscaloosa (where this family lives).

Nevertheless, The Game Show Network is currently casting a new show that for at least one episode will have alumni of both schools matching wits–and coordination–for cash.

sAccording to casting director Sarah Furlong, the show, tentatively titled The Idiot Test, will have a format that borrows elements of shows like a Are You Smarter Than a Fifth Grader and Minute To Win It.

Contestants will compete not as individuals, but in teams of two–and against pairs of polar opposites: Alabama grads vs. Auburn grads, Trekkies vs. Star Wars nerds, vegans vs. meat lovers.

For teams, Furlong says the show is looking for people who know each other well.

“You’ll want to bring someone you know really well (to auditions for the show) because it’s all about the interaction and gameplay between the team members.”

The show is scheduled to start shooting in June. Auditions are currently being held in Southern California and New York City. Prospective contestants can contact Furlong at [email protected]

h/t Daniel Trivino.

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