Discovery School Super League to premier on April 28
The school quiz show by Discovery Communications India and Byju’s - The learning app will be hosted by Mini Mathur and Cyrus Sahukar
Published - Apr 26, 2019 6:08 PM Updated: Apr 26, 2019 6:08 PM
Discovery Communications India and Byju’s - The learning app have joined hands to launch a school quiz show – Discovery School Super League Powered By Byju’s.
The Super League has reached out to more than 12,300 schools across 29 states and one union territory. Over 43 lakh students participated on-ground in the initial round and an additional 3.7 lakh wild card entries came through Byju’s app.
The on-air phase will feature 30 state-wise teams (2 students per team) who will compete in 5 semi-finals (6 teams per episode). DSSL premieres April 28 at 1pm on Discovery Channel and Discovery HD World. The quiz show will also be showcased on Discovery Science and Discovery Kids starting May 1.
The show will be hosted by multi-talented personalities Mini Mathur and Cyrus Sahukar. These two Quiz Masters will lead their respective rival camps called the Cyrus’s Champions and Mini’s Mavericks. There will be 6 teams in each episode, and the winner of each episode will make their way to the finals where they will battle it out to make their home state proud. The quiz offers an exciting reward - top 3 teams, along with their school principals, will win a trip to NASA along with a cash prize.
Vikram Tanna - VP, Head of Advertising Sales and Business Head of Regional Clusters, Discovery Communications India, said, “DSSL is already the Gold standard in quiz contests across the country. This landmark IP is setting new benchmarks, clearly emerging as India’s biggest ever integrated quiz show traversing across on-ground, digital and television. I wish all the best to the 60 students who have made it to the semi-finals.”
Atit Mehta, Head of Marketing, BYJU’S, said, “DSSL is a quiz show which encourages students to approach learning with a whole new perspective. Celebrating the importance of life-long learning, this quiz show aims at making learning fun, exciting and engaging.”
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