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Hosts
Sinatra Onyewuchi (credited as "Sinatra Onieyewacki")
Brandon Thaton
Busy Bee (co-host)
Jordan Ealey
Judges
Glenna Calvin
Tangala Wright
Carlos Fowler
Broadcast
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Black Family Channel (Weekly): 11/20/2004 - 4/28/2007
Packager
Robert Townsend Productions/Black Family Channel

Thousand Dollar Bee (or Thou$and Dollar Bee) was a game show where children are quizzed on spelling words in a variety of ways, from a traditional spelling bee format to unscrambling letters.

Premise[]

In a tournament-style format, children are quiz on spelling words in a variety of ways from a traditional spelling bee to unscrambling letters capped off with an end game. The champion receives a $1,000 bond towards his or her college degree.

Music[]

Killer Tracks

Round 1 Spelling cue - "Clubhouse Capers" by Steve Kujala
Spelling Review cue - "Clownin' Around" by Steve Kujala

Links[]

Article on the show's then-upcoming debut
Game Show Forum thread about the show's cancellation
Thousand Dollar Bee induction at Game Show Garbage
Thousand Dollar Bee @ Terrible TV Shows Wiki

YouTube Video[]

Clips of a 2004 episode