By Hillary Busis
Updated April 11, 2013 at 02:32 PM EDT

Bet On Your Baby

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What if you could translate your parenting skills into cold, hard cash — cash that went straight into your kid’s college fund? That’s the premise of Bet on Your Baby, a new ABC game show premiering Saturday, April 13 that’s sort of a mix of Minute to Win It, Candid Camera, and The Newlywed Game.

The basic gist: Parents are charged with predicting what their children will do when tasked with, say, stacking cookies or kicking a ball. If their prediction is right, they’ll win money to sock away for the little one’s college education. If not… well, the kids are probably too young to remember this experience anyway, right?

Host Melissa Peterman (Baby Daddy, Reba) makes her pitch in the video below, which also includes a clip from the show itself. Can an excitable dad correctly guess how many treats his adorable daughter Piper will be able to stack? Watch and find out.

Two one-hour episodes will air back-to-back April 13 starting at 8p.m .ET

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Bet On Your Baby

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