How Would You Fare in Tonight’s Spelling Bee?

ESPN will show the 2013 Scripps National Spelling Bee finals tonight (8 p.m. CT).

According to, the first champ was crowned in 1925, correctly spelling gladiolus. Other former championship words include antediluvian, chiaroscurist, soubrette, psoriasis, maculature, crustaceology and smaragdine

Think you have what it takes to compete against these brainy youngsters? Test your skills now.

ESPN is available to all Suddenlink customers who have what is commonly known as Expanded Basic TV service.