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

Matt Ottinger at QuizBusters podium
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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

QuizBusters host Matt Ottinger will welcome a great group of local personalities and community leaders from the arts, media, politics, theatre and more to compete for bragging rights in a special 25th season opener.

Two games will be played. Competing in Game One are Al Martin, Darrin Rockcole, Stephanie McCoy and Kathleen Lavey, against Tico Duckett, Mark Bashore, Andrea Collier and Lora Helou. Competing in Game Two are Tim Bograkos, Jane Aldrich, Chad Jordan and Jess Knott against Lisa Smith, Mark Hollis, Doug Delind and Pam Whitten.

Doors open for general admission seating at 6:45 p.m. Program taping begins promptly at 7:00 p.m., and will conclude at approximately 9:00 p.m.

This special TV recording event takes place in WKAR Studio A, in the Communication Arts & Sciences Building, 404 Wilson Road, on the campus of Michigan State University. Parking is free (after 6 p.m.) in the Trowbridge Road parking ramp, near the South, Main Lobby.

Register Now
It's FREE to be in the TV audience, but seating is limited and registration is required.  | RESERVE SEATS HERE

On the Air Oct. 2, 5 and 6
The games taped on September 9 at WKAR are scheduled for broadcast as QuizBusters Special Edition on Wednesday, October 2, at 9 p.m.; Saturday, October 5, at 6 p.m; and Sunday, October 6, at 11 a.m.

More About the Players
Jane Aldrich
WLNS anchor

Mark Bashore
WKAR Current State host

Tim Bograkos
MSU Alumni Association vice president and former MSU basketball player

Andrea King Collier

Doug DeLind

Tico Duckett
Duckett Brothers Distributing and former MSU football player

Lora Helou
MSU Museum acting director

Mark Hollis
MSU athletic director

Chad Jordan
Owner of Cravings Popcorn

Jess Knott
MSU Ph.D. candidate and Capital Corruption roller derby team captain

Kathleen Lavey
Lansing State Journal

Al Martin
WKAR Current Sports host

Stephanie McCoy
WITL morning show co-host

Darrin Rockcole
WILX chief meteorologist

Lisa Smith
Owner of Spoke8Marketing and award-winning jazz singer.

Pamela Whitten
Dean of MSU College of Communication Arts and Sciences

Regular episodes of QuizBusters, featuring mid-Michigan high school students who compete for scholarships to Michigan State University, begin airing Saturday, October 12, at 6 p.m. on WKAR.


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