What about it suggests ESP to you? Is the letter board channeling the information to the contestant? It's a coincident. That's the nature of a coincident (it doesn't happen often). Someone wins the lottery. It seems amazing but someone has to win and that person can be you and yet no ESP is involved. Savants don't have ESP ability either. Read one of the books by Daniel Tammet who is one of the few "savants" who aren't "idiot savants" and who is therefore able to discuss how his mind (and other's) works. Their brains generally are "cross-wired" slightly different than ours which is helpful in some ways (their savant abilities) and unhelpful in other ways (their idiot ways). Many are good with numbers. They don't do computations super fast, they just "see" the answers without effort. This is because they have more associations with numbers than we do (such as colors, patterns, etc). In his case however he has a hard time recognizing different peoples faces much like an animal may (one who only identifies its owner by smell or habits). This is a skill that we take for granted and do easily because we have many associations to help us. We don't have many associations with numbers and just have to memorize them. He sees numbers as colors, different shapes, different patterns so working with numbers is easier. ESP isn't involved.