VIDEO: Sneak Peek - New Series SMARTEST GUY IN THE ROOM, Premiering 1/1

Authentic Entertainment's new series, SMARTEST GUY IN THE ROOM premieres on Friday, Jan. 1 on HISTORY at 10PMEastern/7PM Pacific. Check out trailers below!

The show follows its three stars - Guy Messenger, Terry Myers and Randy Rice - whose IQs of 140+ qualify them as certified geniuses. Despite their blue-collar jobs and regular-guy appearances, these three men -- self-described as "smart" and "competitive" -- compete against one another in physical and logistical brain teasers. Each week during the 12-episode season, one of the guys challenges the others at a surprise location.

"Smartest Guy" is executive produced by Lauren Lexton, CEO of Authentic Entertainment ("Toddlers & Tiaras," "Flipping Out!") and Susan Hoenig.

Guy Messenger, 54, joined Mensa at the age of 18 in order to qualify for better health insurance. He speaks five languages (with plans to learn a few more) and works as a doorman in Saint Paul, MN, where he enjoys wearing a top hat and speaking with a fake British accent. Terry Myers, 44, excels at microbiology, math and science. He is a grandfather who lives in Seattle, WA.? Randy Rice,? 32, is also a Mensa member who enjoys logic and numbers. He works as a teacher's aid at a local school in? Queens? and is also a professional miniature golfer,? formerly? ranked #23 in the country.

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