Details for the Child Genius final coming this weekend - and how do you apply for the 2020 series?

Details for the Child Genius final coming this weekend - and how do you apply for the 2020 series?

A brand new series of Child Genius recently launched on Channel 4.

The series first launched in 2007 but has transformed from a documentary into a quiz show over the past few years, and is now hosted by Richard Osman.

Here is everything you need to know about the Child Genius 2019 final with some info on applying for the next season.

CHILD GENIUS S6 – Richard Osman

Child Genius 2019: Start Date

Child Genius 2019 launched on Monday, February 25th.

The series airs on Channel 4 at 8 pm every weeknight and continues for six episodes in total.

When is the Child Genius 2019 Final?

The Child Genius 2019 final will take place on Saturday (March 2nd).

This time, the episode will air an hour earlier at 7 pm.


Watch Child Genius Online

Each episode of Child Genius 2019 should be uploaded to the official Channel 4 media player, ALL4, shortly after airing.

In fact, all previous seasons of Child Genius are available to watch on

How to Apply for Child Genius

Know a little nipper who is a complete brainbox? Child Genius is looking for new contestants!

Naturally, applications for Child Genius 2019 are closed.

However, 8-12-year-olds can apply for the 2020 season by downloading the application at Wall to Wall Casting, here.

The application is pretty damn rigorous and includes a Skype/Facetime interview, a pre-screening test day in London and several home visits.

The website states:

Children of all backgrounds with different interests, academic and non-academic, are welcome to apply. Child Genius offers parents the chance to bring their children together with like-minded peers.

Presenter Richard Osman and the children



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