It’s Academic

June 16, 2021 | Suzanne Pollak

TV’s ‘It’s Academic’ Coming Back for 61st Season Thanks to New Sponsors

The tv quiz show It’s Academic, which has featured Montgomery County high school students for decades, gained two sponsors that will enable the show to continue after Giant Food ended its sponsorship. D.C. philanthropist and co-chair of the Carlyle Group David Rubenstein and Mitre, a not for profit organization that operates federally funded research and […]

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October 4, 2016 | Staff Writer

It’s Academic Celebrates 50 Years Partnership with Giant Foods (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

It’s Academic, the high school quiz show which started in 1961 on NBC4 in Washington D.C., is recognized as the world’s longest-running TV quiz show. This year, the popular show is celebrating a 50-year partnership with Giant Foods. The Montgomery County recognized the partnership on Oct. 4th by issuing a proclamation. “It’s just amazing that […]

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October 4, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Council in Brief (VIDEO)

In the latest episode of Council in Brief, the Montgomery County Council gets an update from Montgomery County Public Schools officials about efforts to reduce class size, and the Council salutes the longest running game show, “It’s Academic.” You can watch the show, in its entirety, below:

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