CLEVELAND - Lou Cirino is no stranger to competition.
Cirino, 29, is the head football coach at West Geauga High School and Friday night he will compete to win up to $50,000 on the new TV game show, " Let's Ask America ."
“Let's Ask America" is the new TV game show where contestants can win money from the comfort of their own home. Four contestants are chosen to play the game via Skype from their home, answering questions about fun and irreverent topics to find out what people are thinking.
Cirino, who also teaches at the high school, applied to be on the show back in August during football practice. After a long day of two-a-days, he missed a call from the show’s producers letting him know he was chosen as a contestant.
“I was sleeping. They called on a Tuesday night at 8:15 p.m. and left a message,” he said.
Cirino competed on the show from the comfort of his own home. His bobblehead collection is proudly displayed behind him in his episode. He said the experience wasn’t much different than anything else he’s competed in before.
“I wanted to win,” he said.
Cirino said the most difficult part about the game show was “being patient for your turn to play” and “listening to the questions to make sure you knew the correct demographic.”
Cirino is the third Cleveland resident to compete on the TV game show.
Tune in to NewsChannel 5 Friday night at 7:30 p.m. to see Lou Cirino compete to win up to $50,000 on “Let’s Ask America.”
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