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Math Whiz Match-Up: Men From Bethel & Stratford Face Off On 'Superhuman'

Jonathan Matte of Stratford (with host Kal Penn) will be a contestant on the FOX game show "Superhuman" on Monday night. Matte is a teacher at Greens Farms Academy in Westport.
Jonathan Matte of Stratford (with host Kal Penn) will be a contestant on the FOX game show "Superhuman" on Monday night. Matte is a teacher at Greens Farms Academy in Westport. Photo Credit: Michael Becker / FOX Entertainment
Ethan Brown of Bethel will be a contestant on Monday night on the FOX game show "Superhuman."
Ethan Brown of Bethel will be a contestant on Monday night on the FOX game show "Superhuman." Photo Credit: Michael Becker / FOX Entertainment

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — Two math whizzes from Fairfield County will prove that computing is a superpower at they meet up Monday night and compete for a $50,000 grand prize on the TV show "Superhuman."

One contestant with local ties is Stratford’s Jonathan Matte, 47, who by day is a math teacher at Greens Farms Academy in Westport.

Another of the six contestants is Ethan Brown, an 18-year-old from Bethel. He is a recent graduate of Phillips Academy in Andover, Mass., and a self-proclaimed mathemagician.

The episode, called “No Task Too Tall,” was taped last summer.

"Superhuman" is hosted by actor Kal Penn of "Designated Survivor" and judged by former heavyweight champ Michael Tyson, singer Christina Milian and neurosurgeon Dr. Rahul Jandial.

The show will air at 9 p.m. Monday night on the Fox TV show. For more information, visit fox.com/superhuman .

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