Casey Simpson, star of the hit Nickelodeon series “Nicky, Ricky, Dicky & Dawn,” and a major kid influencer across social media, with over 12 million followers, will host season one of Genius Brands International’s second original series and first live-action program, “KC! Pop Quiz,” which will premiere exclusively for Kartoon Channel! on September 14.
“Kids love trivia, and I love being a part of a show where kids can compete in a positive, environment that is fast and fun. We can’t wait to give fans a taste of ‘KC! Pop Quiz’ in September. I’m thrilled to be working with the creative team at Kartoon Channel! and our contestants, and look forward to bringing this energetic trivia series to screens soon!,” Simpson commented.
“We describe it as ‘Jeopardy meets HQ Trivia’ — with super cool prizes for kids. ‘KC! Pop Quiz’ is our second original series, following the hit ‘Stan Lee’s Superhero Kidnergarten’. This is also the first live-action series produced exclusively for Kartoon Channel! We are thrilled to have Casey host the series, bringing his unique talent, as well as providing an amazing opportunity to reach his millions of fans,” said Jon Ollwerther, President of Kartoon Channel!.
Currently in production on 140x11’ episodes, “KC! Pop Quiz” is a fast-paced, live-action daily game show based on pop culture where kids can win cool prizes. Anna Lotto serves as Executive Producer and series showrunner, with Guy Shalem as Executive Producer. Former President of Walt Disney Television and Chief Creative Officer at Kartoon Channel!, David Neuman; and Genius Brands Chairman & CEO, Andy Heyward, also are Executive Producers.