Child Genius returns with 16 of the country's brightest 8-12 year olds battling for the title of the UK's cleverest child. With the hard questions posed for the first time by quizmaster extraordinaire, Richard Osman, the competitors will be tested over four gruelling competition days overseen by British Mensa. Across four episodes, the series follows the family life of the remarkable competitors, revealing their exceptional talents and the dilemmas their parents face in raising gifted children. As the competition intensifies, the intellectual rivals know that ultimately only one can be crowned Child Genius 2016.