ABC’s All American Girl (debuting March 12) will put 24 hot young women through a trial no reality show has yet attempted: an intelligence test. Here’s a sampling of the actual questions the girls tackled. Joe Millionaire, sharpen your pencil. — Jennifer Armstrong
1. What nationality was Vincent van Gogh? A French B Flemish C Dutch D English
2. How many seconds does an NBA team have to shoot after getting the ball?
A 15 B 24 C 20 D 26
3. (write-in question) What is the current world population as of Jan. 24, 2003?
ANSWERs: (1) C; (2) B; (3) 6.2 billion
”They’re bringing back my show?! I mean, they didn’t even tell me
”They’re bringing back my show?! I mean, they didn’t even tell me when it was over, so why would they tell me when it began again? I can’t wait to get back on my diet.” — Margaret Cho, on ABC’s reality show All American Girl — which has the same name as her failed 1994-5 ABC sitcom