The Scholar Winner is Melissa

July 18, 2005 10:29:25 by Joe Blackmon

Melissa_scholarAmari, Scott, Melissa, Liz, and Milana competed on the finale of The Scholar for the prize of a full-ride scholarship to the college of their choice.  The first challenge involved facing questions from the scholarship committee.  One of the questions was “If you could have dinner with any famous person, dead or alive, who would it be and why?”  The answers ranged from Jesus Christ to Angelina Jolie.  Surprisingly, it was actually a female contestant (Liz) who picked Angelina Jolie. 

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The Scholar Contestants Make a Film

June 26, 2005 11:01:00 by Joe Blackmon

"Episode 104" – The creative skills of "The Scholar’s" ten brilliant contestants are stretched to the limit when they team up to make a student film to be judged by a famous Hollywood producer. Meanwhile, emotions flare as teen romance continues to blossom within the group and as the opportunities for a spot in the final round narrow to two, on "The Scholar," airing MONDAY, JUNE 27 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

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The Scholar Contestants to Help Disadvantaged Youth

June 19, 2005 11:01:00 by Joe Blackmon

"Episode 103" – The ten "Scholar" contestants are challenged on their ingenuity, tenacity and community service when asked to team up to create a program to help disadvantaged youth. Meanwhile, tension builds as the angst of teen romance and friendship brews within the group. And three more students square off in another tense oral showdown for a chance at a $50,000 scholarship and an opportunity to advance to the finals and the grand prize of a full ride scholarship worth $240,000, on "The Scholar," airing MONDAY, JUNE 20 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

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The Scholar Puts School Spirit to the Test

June 12, 2005 11:01:00 by Joe Blackmon

"Episode 102" – The bonds between some "Scholar" competitors grows stronger, while a few relationships show strain, as the ten contestants team up to see who can better boost the school spirit of USC students at a campus sporting event. And three of the students square off in a challenging verbal showdown for a chance at a $50,000 scholarship and the opportunity to advance to the finals for a shot at the grand prize, a full-ride scholarship worth $240,000, on "The Scholar," MONDAY, JUNE 13 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

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The Scholar Premieres on ABC

June 5, 2005 11:02:00 by Joe Blackmon

The opportunity of a lifetime is about to come true for one of America’s best and brightest high school students in an original, one-hour unscripted series that will send that student to college, all expenses paid. For the chance at a full ride to the school of their choice, ten qualified high school seniors — who might not otherwise have the means or opportunity to attend one of America’s top universities — will compete for a full scholarship, a prize valued at up to $240,000, in six one-hour episodes of "The Scholar," premiering MONDAY, JUNE 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), on the ABC Television Network.

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ABC Announces New Reality TV Show The Scholar

May 1, 2005 11:06:00 by Joe Blackmon

The opportunity of a lifetime is about to come true for one of America’s best and brightest high school students in an original, new, one-hour unscripted series that will send the winner to a top-rated university, all expenses paid. Filmed on location at the University of Southern California, "The Scholar" will be the first show ever to celebrate higher education as the ultimate American prize. From award-winning producers Steve Martin, Joan Stein, Jon Murray ("The Real World," "The Simple Life"), Marcy Carsey and Tom Werner ("That ’70s Show," "Roseanne," "The Cosby Show"), the six-episode series will premiere MONDAY, JUNE 6 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET) on the ABC Television Network.

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