What? Where? When? is one of the most popular Russian game shows of all time, and it is coming to the United States thanks to the tireless efforts of Alec Schrager and Alex Reznick. A six-episode order has been issued for The Six and top British presenter Vernon Kay has been tapped to host the series, which is being produced for Merv Griffin Entertainment.
The show will separate itself from the typical quiz show model, which has been to test contestants encyclopedic knowledge, The Six features six contestants or “experts” who compete against viewers by trying to answer their questions selected by spinning a horizontal wheel.
The Six is slated to begin production this Summer.