Gearing up for the greatest fan competition in Wizarding World history, TBS and Cartoon Network released today the official trailer and new details for Harry Potter: Hogwarts Tournament of Houses. Premiering Sunday, Nov. 28 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT, the four-part special event, hosted by Academy Award®-winning actress Helen Mirren, will feature celebrity fans and Harry Potter film alumni as it showcases Wizarding World fandom on a never-before-seen scale.
Revealed in today’s trailer, Harry Potter cast members Tom Felton, Simon Fisher-Becker, Shirley Henderson, Luke Youngblood, and more will make special cameos alongside Pete Davidson, and Jay Leno. Check out the trailer below.
The bracket-style competition will feature fans competing for their Hogwarts house in teams of three. Houses go head to head in four epic battles answering hundreds of Wizarding World trivia questions with help from the live audience to unveil which house knows the intricately detailed universe like the back of their hand. Winning teams of each round will advance to the grand finale to determine who will take home the Tournament of Houses championship trophy.
Along with the spectacular trophy and ultimate bragging rights, the winning house will be awarded with a once-in-a-lifetime trip to Wizarding World locations across the East Coast.* All travel accommodations will be provided for. This includes:
- A $1000 shopping spree at the Harry Potter New York store
- Tickets to the award-winning Broadway production of Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
- A trip to the brand-new touring experience, Harry Potter: The Exhibition
- A three-day, three-night trip to experience The Wizarding World of Harry Potter at Universal Orlando Resort.
- An advanced screening of Fantastic Beasts: The Secrets of Dumbledore
Viewers at home can join in and compete for victory in the Wizarding World Quiz Championship, the companion digital quiz event on WizardingWorld.com. Three online quizzes escalating in difficulty will debut every Friday, Nov. 26 through Dec. 10, allowing fans to represent their Official Hogwarts house and test their own Wizarding World knowledge. The winning house of the at-home competition will be announced on Dec. 20.
“Gryffindor vs. Hufflepuff” will kick off the weekly competition series airing on TBS and as part of Cartoon Network’s ACME Night, on Sunday, Nov. 28 at 8:00 p.m. ET/PT. See below for the complete tournament schedule:
Sunday, Nov. 28 – “Gryffindor vs. Hufflepuff”
Helen Mirren hosts the first episode of this epic TV event series. Over four episodes, the Houses of Hogwarts will battle to see which team knows the most about the Wizarding World, featuring more Harry Potter magic than you could find on a day trip to Diagon Alley. Tonight’s match-up sees the brave Gryffindors face the loyal Hufflepuffs for a guaranteed place in the grand finale. Guest stars include: Pete Davidson, Simon Fisher-Becker, Matthew Lewis, and Luke Youngblood.
Sunday, Dec. 5 – “Ravenclaw vs. Slytherin”
Tonight’s blockbuster battle of the Houses of Hogwarts sees the wise and witty Ravenclaws go up against the proud and ambitious Slytherins in a test of Wizarding World knowledge. Only one team can claim an automatic place in the grand finale. As always, tonight’s match-up will take place under the watchful eye of the master of ceremonies Helen Mirren, and guest star Tom Felton, Shirley Henderson, Jay Leno, and Luke Youngblood. Filled with classic Harry Potter movie moments, this is another historic night in Hogwarts history.
Sunday, Dec. 12 – “The Wildcard Round”
Helen Mirren returns to the Wizarding World to oversee this head-to-head wildcard matchup. The two houses that lost their previous battles in this distinguished TV event series now have one last chance to take their place in the grand finale. There will be more Harry Potter trivia than you could squeeze into a cupboard under the stairs. Tonight’s episode is another magical Harry Potter chapter of drama, courage and redemption. Guest stars include: Dan Fogler and Luke Youngblood.
Sunday, Dec. 19 – “The Grand Finale”
Join Helen Mirren for a historic night in the history of Hogwarts as this epic TV event series culminates in the Grand Finale. Tonight’s final edition is full of Wizarding World trivia, packed with magical special guests and overflowing with classic clips. It all comes down to this, one team, one house will tonight lift the inaugural Hogwarts Tournament of Houses trophy.