Wednesday, September 15, 2010

CLASS IS IN SESSION: “Are You Smarter Than a 5th Grader?” to host special Harlem Globetrotters week

Before embarking on their 85th consecutive season in late December, the iconic Harlem Globetrotters will go back to the classroom, as players compete for charity during a special celebrity week of “Are You Smarter Than A 5th Grader?” the Emmy-nominated syndicated television game show hosted by renowned comedian Jeff Foxworthy.

Globetrotter stars Special K Daley, Big Easy Lofton, Flight Time Lang, Ant Atkinson and Dizzy Grant will have fun with the kids and put their brain power to the test, with all of their winnings being donated to the Make-A-Wish Foundation® of America, the nation’s largest wish-granting organization. The Globetrotters have worked with Make-A-Wish for years to make dreams come true for children with life-threatening medical conditions.

Catch the premiere episodes of Globetrotters Week on Monday, Sept. 27, through Friday, Oct. 1:

Sept. 27 Big Easy Lofton
Sept. 28 Ant Atkinson
Sept. 29 Special K Daley
Sept. 30 Dizzy Grant
Oct. 1 Flight Time Lang

Check your local listings for show times, and to find the broadcast channel in your area, visit

The Globetrotters will tip-off the North American leg of their 2011 world tour on Dec. 26, 2010, and the tour schedule will be released in October. Visit to see when the team will be performing in a city near you.