Big Brain Challenges on Discovery

The Discovery Channel's lineup of new shows just keeps getting better. Premiering May 1, 2013 is their challenge-based reality show The Big Brain Theory: Pure Genius hosted by actor, producer, and public servant Kal Penn. The series features engineering challenges that push the contestants' science and design skills to max. With $50,000 at stake and a one year contract to work at WET, a leading design and engineering firm of large-scale water features such as the Fountains of Bellagio in Las Vegas.