John Cena is returning on television screens starting
tonightbut its not for WWE!
The former 16-time champion is the new host of Nickelodeons
Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader which starts tonight at
Cenas new gig was announced back in February with
Nickelodeon chief Brian Robbins explaining how the network
is trying to attract back the young viewership demographic
and one of the moves they as a network are making is hiring
John Cena to be the host of the popular game show.
Produced by Mark Burnett of Survivor, the show features a
contestant who attempts to answer ten questions taken from
elementary school textbooks, two from each grade level from
first to fifth. During the game, contestants who are playing
for the $1,000,000 prize can be helped by school kids in
answering the questions.
Last week, Universal also announced that Cena has joined the
cast of the Fast and Furious franchise and will be part of
the upcoming ninth installment.