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Fox’s Newest Game Show Will Almost Certainly Crush Children’s Spirits

In the wake of the controversy generated by the groundbreaking awesomeness that was Kid Nation, television networks have understandably been reluctant to put children in a position to potentially embarrass themselves on prime time. Well, you just knew that some brave network would one day find themselves unable to resist an opportunity to humiliate pre-teens. That day has come and, of course, that network is Fox. They just gave the greenlight to a new game show called Our Little Genius, which will feature "a bunch of brilliant children proving just how smart they are." We're not sure how you feel about it, but we are enthralled that a whole new generation of "Quiz Kid" Donnie Smiths are about to enter society's ranks! [TV Week]

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