The official word: GSN announced today that it has ordered a third season of its highest-rated original series of all time, THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE, a one-hour game show hosted by comedian Jeff Foxworthy in which contestants compete based on their knowledge of the Bible. Grammy® winner Kirk Franklin, who joined the show as musical co-host in season two, also returns for season three. The network has ordered 9 episodes for season three, which is slated to air in 2014.
“We are proud of the breakthrough success of this atypical series,” said Amy Introcaso-Davis, EVP, Programming and Development, GSN. “THE AMERICAN BIBLE CHALLENGE is GSN’s flagship show that appeals to everyone in the family. This series, along with recent hits ‘Minute to Win It’ and ‘The Chase,’ serves as the foundation from which we will build on and double our programming efforts in the next year.”
Tom Forman, CEO, Relativity Television said, “Sometimes a show perfectly hits that sweet spot of exciting competition blended with real heart, and that's the story of ‘The American Bible Challenge.’ Our TV and online fans can look forward to another fantastic ride in our third season.”
Host Jeff Foxworthy said, “I am happy the show has been received so well and through it we have been able to help many people that are in need.”