QuizBusters

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5:30pm & 6 & 6:30 Sat. on WKAR 23
8pm & 8:30 & 9 Wed. on WKAR World

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Students from mid-Michigan high schools compete in a fast-paced question and answer game. Two episodes back-to-back each and every week.

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Local Host(s): 
Matt Ottinger
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TV Made in Michigan
5:23 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Game Two of Season 26 QuizBusters Special Edition

Credit Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

Local personalities and community leaders compete in season-opening episodes. Watch it now at video.wkar.org.

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TV Made in Michigan
5:16 pm
Sun October 5, 2014

Game One of Season 26 QuizBusters Special Edition

Credit Stacy Hoxsey / WKAR-MSU

Local personalities and community leaders compete in season-opening episodes. WATCH NOW at video.wkar.org

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TV Made in Michigan
1:49 pm
Sun September 21, 2014

QuizBusters Returns with Special Celebrity Editions

Special QuizBusters teams ready for competition
Credit Anthony Cepak / WKAR-MSU

Sat. Oct. 4, at 6:00 p.m. and 6:30 p.m. on WKAR-HD | Local personalities and community leaders compete in season-opening episodes.

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WKAR Blog
12:13 pm
Fri September 12, 2014

WKAR Network Continues to Bring New Original Shows to Mid-Michigan

Curious Crew with Rob Stephenson
Anthony Cepak WKAR-MSU

Classical Music, Global News, Local Stars, Kids & Science: all new, all original

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Meet Local Personalities!
2:53 pm
Fri August 22, 2014

Be in the QuizBusters TV Audience for WKAR Specials

A scene from 2013 Special Edition QuizBusters in WKAR Studio A
Credit Rachel Tang / WKAR-MSU

Tuesday, September 9 at WKAR! Join fellow game show fans and meet some of mid-Michigan's most notable personalities as WKAR launches a new season of QuizBusters with two Special Edition episodes recorded with YOU in our live studio audience. FREE!

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WKAR Blog
5:09 pm
Mon June 9, 2014

Who Will Make It to the QB Grand Championship Series?

Matt Ottinger, host of QuizBusters
Credit WKAR-MSU

Mid-Michigan's smartest game show returns to WKAR-HD Saturday, June 14, at 6pm with semifinal action from the 25th QuizBusters champion tournament.

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TV Made in Michigan
6:13 pm
Fri October 25, 2013

Be in the TV Audience - Current Sports and QuizBusters

NEW this season: WKAR opens its studio doors and invites the public to be in the TV audience for select local programs!

Now seating audience members each week for:

We hope to see you in our audience and on TV!

WKAR Blog
12:20 am
Wed October 23, 2013

WKAR and PBS Now on Xbox 360

New PBS App provides on-demand access to WKAR originals QuizBusters, Off the Record and BackStage Pass and PBS favorites including Austin City Limits, Frontline and Masterpiece.

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TV Made in Michigan
10:55 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

WATCH NOW: Game 2 Special Edition QuizBusters | Season 25

Credit WKAR-MSU

Mid-Michigan personalities and community leaders from the arts, media, MSU and more compete for bragging rights in a special 25th season opener.

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TV Made in Michigan
10:42 pm
Wed October 2, 2013

WATCH NOW: Game 1 Special Edition QuizBusters | Season 25

Credit WKAR-MSU

Mid-Michigan personalities and community leaders from the arts, media, MSU and more compete for bragging rights in a special 25th season opener.

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Radio Made in Michigan
10:47 am
Wed October 2, 2013

QuizBusters celebrates 25th anniversary

A live studio audience enjoyed the recent taping of a celebrity version of 'QuizBusters' at WKAR.
Credit WKAR

WKAR TV’S "QuizBusters" celebrates 25 years on the air this year. Since its premiere, the program has been hosted by Matt Ottinger.

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TV Made in Michigan
8:02 am
Wed October 2, 2013

QuizBusters Kicks Off 25th Season with Special Edition

WKAR-MSU

QuizBusters Special Edition
Back-to-back episodes airing Wednesday, October 2, at 9 pm; Saturday, October 5, at 6 pm; and Sunday, October 6, at 11 am. Full episodes online at video.wkar.org beginning Oct. 3

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A Talk with Matt Ottinger
2:40 pm
Wed September 4, 2013

QuizBusters Host Reflects on 25 Years

Matt Ottinger

WKAR’s weekly series QuizBusters kicks off its 25th season with a Special Edition airing in prime time on Wednesday, October 2, at 9 and 9:30 p.m. The Special Edition will feature local personalities who play for bragging rights in the academic game show.

On Saturday, October 12, the 25th season of weekly high school competition will begin. Host Matt Ottinger will welcome teams from 64 mid-Michigan high schools who will compete for scholarships to Michigan State University.

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TV Made in Michigan
1:18 am
Wed August 28, 2013

QuizBusters Special Edition - Be in the Studio Audience - Sept. 9

QuizBusters host Matt Ottinger
Credit w.r. richards / WKAR-MSU

FREE – Monday, September 9. 6:45pm | Be in the TV studio audience when WKAR records two Special Edition episodes of QuizBusters, featuring local personalities and community leaders. | RESERVE SEATS HERE

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TV Made in Michigan
9:41 pm
Thu May 23, 2013

WATCH: QuizBusters Championship Series 2013

Matt Ottinger
WKAR-MSU

Watch the three final games of season 24 online now!

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Teams Hoping for Championship Bid!
3:25 pm
Mon May 6, 2013

QuizBusters Semi-Finals Begin

QuizBusters host Matt Ottinger
Credit w.r. richards

Youth from mid-Michigan will get one step closer to winning tuition scholarships to Michigan State University in the QuizBusters semi-finals, airing over two weekends beginning May 11.

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TV Made in Michigan
8:50 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Special Edition Game 2 | QuizBusters Season 24

WATCH IT NOW: Mid-Michigan personalities and community leaders compete. With Jake Boss Jr., Bob Hoffman, Renee Canady and Kat Cooper against Evan Pinnsonault, Robin Miner-Swartz, Terry Braverman and Chad Badgero.

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TV Made in Michigan
8:46 pm
Wed September 19, 2012

Special Edition Game 1 | QuizBusters Season 24

WATCH IT NOW: Mid-Michigan personalities and community leaders compete. With Scott Westerman, Jen Sygit, Guy Sanville and Sue Carter competing against Lynn Jondahl, Greg Adaline, Molly Fillmore and Mike Hughes.

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Events
3:33 pm
Thu September 13, 2012

Sparty Visits QuizBusters Special Edition Taping

WKAR's Jason Vlahos introduces Sparty to the QuizBusters audience.
w.r. WKAR-Michigan State University

Tuesday night (9/11) Sparty dropped by WKAR Studio A in the Communication Arts and Sciences building to help kick off the 24th season of QuizBusters. Two Special Edition episodes kick off the 24th season of QuizBusters in primetime on Wednesday, September 19, at 8 p.m. ET on WKAR-TV.

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TV Made in Michigan
9:19 am
Thu May 10, 2012

QuizBusters Championship Series 2012

Watch the three final games of season 23 online now!

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TV Made in Michigan
8:23 am
Wed May 9, 2012

Primetime Special! QuizBusters Championship

Four teams, three games, two division championships and one grand champion.

Wednesday night at 8 p.m. on WKAR-TV, watch the Quizbusters Grand Championship Series, a 90-minute special featuring the two division championship games and the grand championship.

Teams from Everett, Okemos, Jackson Christian and Kent City will compete for scholarships to MSU -- and you won't want to miss these kids as they answer questions that will make your mind spin!

TV Made in Michigan
6:00 pm
Sat February 4, 2012

Jackson Christian vs. New Lothrop on QuizBusters

Jackson Christian Royals vs. New Lothrop Hornets
WKAR

Watch it online now.

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TV Made in Michigan
6:00 pm
Sat February 4, 2012

Owosso vs. Lansing Eastern on QuizBusters

Owosso Trojans vs. Lansing Eastern Quakers
WKAR

Watch it online now.

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PRESS RELEASE
4:55 pm
Wed December 7, 2011

WKAR QuizBusters Champions Awarded Scholarships

Jackson Christian Royals and Everett Vikings prepare to compete in QuizBusters season 23 Grand Championship match.
Jason Vlahos WKAR

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

WKAR's "QuizBusters" Champions Awarded Scholarships
Two high schools carry the title of Champions

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TV Made in Michigan
10:00 pm
Tue December 6, 2011

Howell vs. DeWitt | QuizBusters | 2355

Howell Highlanders and DeWitt Panthers prepare to compete
WKAR

Howell Highlanders vs. DeWitt Panthers. Green Division Quarter-Final. Episode #2355

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TV Made in Michigan
9:00 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

Springport vs. Napoleon | QuizBusters | #2354

Springport Spartans and Napoleon Pirates prepare to compete
WKAR

Springport Spartans vs. Napoleon Pirates. White Division Quarter-Final. Episode #2354

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TV Made in Michigan
8:00 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

Okemos vs. Charlotte | QuizBusters | #2353

Okemos Chieftains and Charlotte Orioles prepare to compete
WKAR

Okemos Chieftains vs. Charlotte Orioles. Green Division Quarter-Final. Episode #2353

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TV Made in Michigan
7:00 pm
Tue November 22, 2011

Hillsdale vs. Frankenmuth | QuizBusters | #2352

Hillsdale Hornets vs. Frankenmuth Eagles. White Division Quarter-Final. Episode #2352

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