King of the Nerds, TBS, USA
Pitch: Reality competition series where nerds face challenges that test their intellect, ingenuity, skills and pop-culture prowess. They first compete as teams before moving on to individual challenges, all with the goal of being named the master of all things nerdy.
Social media buzz: According to the witspottER analytics, the first episode ranked in the top ten of the most commented series premieres of the week in social media in the USA. And over the two days surrounding the debut, the entertainment show increased its number of Facebook fans by 39%.
Premiere: Thursday 17 January 2013
Distributor: Electus International
8 weekly 60-minute episodes