“I came to Britain specifically to go on this show, win and beat Oxford and Cambridge,” says Brandon Blackwell, and he did. The young American knocked the stuffiness out of the British elite on “University Challenge,” which he calls the “highest-class, poshest TV quiz show on planet Earth.”

The show’s questions are difficult and decidedly highbrow, attracting the U.K.’s finest young nerds and toffs as contestants. “Historically, it would be four white guys in suits and ties from Oxford playing four white guys in suits and ties…


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