MEET THE CONTESTANTS ON THE ALL-NEW SPECIAL “SUPERHUMAN” AIRING MONDAY, JAN. 4 AT 8/7c ON FOX!
12 ORDINARY PEOPLE WILL USE THEIR EXTRAORDINARY SKILLS TO TRY TO WIN A $100,000 GRAND PRIZE AND THE TITLE OF SUPERHUMAN!
EACH OF THE CONTESTANTS POSSESSES A DISTINCT, NEARLY SUPER-HUMAN ABILITY IN FIELDS SUCH AS MEMORY, HEARING, TASTE, TOUCH, SMELL AND SIGHT AND WILL BE PUSHED TO THE LIMIT TO DETERMINE IF THEY ARE SUPERHUMAN!
– Watch to find out if Luis can remember the names of 200 people after only meeting them for a few moments?
A resident of Irvine, CA, Luis used his skills in memorization to become the youngest American to compete at the World Memory Competition and earn himself a college education to provide a better life for himself and his family.
– Can Katelyn Benton figure out what song is being played using her eyes and unable to hear one note?
Originally from Denver, CO, Katelyn Benton was born with perfect pitch and has been a piano prodigy before she was even able to speak. Her ability to hear the notes in her head has given her a unique gift that will be hard to beat.
– Two identical walls with over 18,000 multi-colored tiles and only three differences. Will John be able to use his stereoscopic vision to find them?
John is a Berkley, MI, native and was born with the gift of stereoscopic vision. He is able to immediately spot minute differences in almost anything. He first realized he had this ability when he was 10 years old, because most 3-D illusions didn’t work on him, due to his ability to see the differences in the pattern.
– Do you think Chef Will Brown will be able to detect one missing ingredient from someone’s recipe? Tunein to see the tasty or tasteless result.
Will is a Houston, TX, native and currently owns a Creole restaurant in Atlanta, GA. Known as the “Taste King,” because of his heightened palate, Will feels that he is able to dissect a dish for each specific ingredient and serves as a judge at national food competitions across the country.
– 30 years behind the plate has given Jeff the uncanny ability to tell the speed of every pitch. Will he be able to do it under the pressure of a live studio audience?
Jeff currently resides in Broken Arrow, OK, and has been an umpire for more than 30 years. His love of baseball and years behind the plate have provided him with the ability to determine the speed of a baseball as it is being pitched, making him a human radar gun.
– Using her photographic touch, Zoe is going to attempt to correctly identify a group of hunky and shirtless men just by feeling them. Is she up to this very physical challenge?
Originally from Washington, D.C., Zoe Kosovic has the amazing ability to identify someone by the power of touch. She honed her skills as a massage therapist and volunteers with an organization that provides compassionate and therapeutic touch to hospice patients.
– Everyone can tell if the water is too hot or too cold, but Nadia can tell you the exact temperature. Will she be able to correctly detect the temperature in three pools of water?
A resident of Orlando, FL, Nadia has the uncanny ability to determine the temperature of the water and air around her at any given time. She uses her yoga practice to become more in tune with her body and allow her abilities to increase.
– Brandee is used to contorting her body into any position or pose. However, will she be able to do it in a lazer maze and blindfolded?
Originally from Houston, TX, Brandee is a true entertainer and has been performing as a rhythmic gymnast and contortionist since she was eight years old. Brandee has competed in the Junior Olympics twice and currently performs with a Los Angeles-based Cirque group.
– This human calculator is going to attempt to add consecutive flashing numbers accurately after only seeing them for an instant. After three rounds and increasing speeds will he make the grade?
Originally from Cuba and a current resident of Miami, FL, Yusnier fell in love with math as a toddler. His passion and ability to complete mental calculations at record speed propelled him to break 15 world records and has been the subject of scientific study.
– Zoe’s love of puzzles is going to be put to the ultimate memory challenge when she will be asked to remember the correct sequence of black and white chess pieces after only a few minutes to review. Zoe is a Madison, WI, resident, computer programmer and puzzle master. That love of puzzles has given her a unique ability to take any series of binary codes and translate it into an English anagram or phrase.
– Memorizing one phone number is hard enough. Can Ronnie remember 15 numbers from 15 different women without missing a digit?
A Ft. Worth, TX, native and U.S. Navy veteran, Ronnie White is a two-time USA Memory Champion. He can memorize a deck of cards in five minutes! In memory of the fallen military heroes from Afghanistan, he has memorized all 2,300 of their names and travels the country writing them from memory to spread the message, “You Are Not Forgotten.”
– Amanda’s sensitive nose is going to be put to the test when she will have to sniff out whether that jacket, phone or book was touched by a specific person using only her nose!
A North Carolina native, Amanda has been gifted with an extraordinary sense of smell. As a result, she is often distracted by the
strong fragrances around her that the average person can’t detect.
"SUPERHUMAN" PREMIERES MONDAY, JAN. 4 @ 8/7c ON FOX