The Genius Game

Seoul, Korea – Asia’s content and media company CJ E&M has sold its social reality game show format The Genius Game to FremantleMedia France. FremantleMedia France holds the rights to French speaking countries. This past February, the format was sold to a partner in Netherlands.

First aired in 2012, The Genius Game features 13 players from various backgrounds pitted against one another in a battle of wits over 12 episodes. The show in past seasons has invited a magician, poker champion, billiard player, pro-gamer, hacker, mathematician, news anchor, politician, music producer, and K-Pop idol star. It is currently airing its third season on CJ E&M’s general entertainment channel tvN with record-high ratings.