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Academic Showdown


Thursdays at 6:30PM on PEGTV Channel 20

Starting March 15th!

Weekly Schedule

Thursdays at 6:30pm and 10:30pm
Saturdays @ 6:00pm
Sundays @ 8:30am

Academic Showdown is a weekly half-hour trivia game show series produced by PEGTV featuring teams of students from Rutland County high schools. Each team consist of 3 students and will compete against one another in 7 rounds of competition in a single-elemination style tournament. Participating schools include Fair Haven Union High School, Mount Saint Joseph Academy, Otter Valley Union High School, Proctor High School, Rutland Area Christian School, Rutland High School, West Rutland High School and Mill River Union High School.

The competitive, fast-paced quiz show is hosted by Mitch Golub and will air Thursday nights at 6:30 p.m. on PEGTV 20, our education channel. You can also view the show online via video on demand. The tournament schedule is below.

Game 1: March 15th - Proctor vs. Mill River

Game 2: March 22nd - Otter Valley vs Fair Haven

Game 3: March 29th- MSJ vs West Rutland

Game 4: April 5th - RACS vs. RHS 

Game 5: Semi-Finals Part I: April 12th - TBA

Game 6: Semi-Finals Part II: April 19th - TBA

Game 7: Championship Game: April 26th


Note: Episodes will be available to watch online after the air date via video on demand at


DVD copies of the show can be purchased for $10. If you would like one please contact Bryn G.W. Doan at or call 802-747-0151.