[08/29/06 - 12:00 AM]
GSN Presents a 'Super Millionaire' Labor Day Marathon

[via press release from GSN]

GSN Presents a 'SUPER MILLIONAIRE' Labor Day Marathon

Excitement Hits an All-Time High as Contestants From Across the Country Endeavor to Win $10,000,000

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 29 -- GSN is serving up a super-sized "WHO WANTS TO BE A SUPER MILLIONAIRE?" marathon on Monday, September 4 from 4:00 - 9:00 PM ET/PT. GSN will showcase five one-hour episodes of the "WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE" spin-off hosted by Regis Philbin.

The original "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" pits contestants against a ticking clock and 15-questions with three lifelines, 50:50, Ask the Audience, and Phone a Friend, to win $1 million. In the special SUPER MILLIONAIRE, contestants earn two additional lifelines after correctly answering the $100,000 question and the heart-pounding excitement intensifies as competitors get closer to a final question worth a staggering $10 million.

The two additional lifelines, "Three Wise Men," when Philbin consults a panel of three experts, and "Double Dip," which provides the contestant two chances to answer the question correctly, are exclusive lifelines for the SUPER MILLIONAIRE specials.

GSN, the Network for Games, is the only U.S. television network dedicated to game-related programming and interactive game playing. As the industry leader in interactivity, GSN features over 133 hours per week of interactive programming, which allows viewers a chance to win prizes by playing along with GSN's televised games via GSN.com. Now reaching nearly 60 million Nielsen homes, GSN is distributed in the U.S. through all major cable systems, telcos and satellite providers. The network is jointly owned by Sony Pictures Entertainment and Liberty Media Corporation. For further media information, visit GSN's press website at corp.gsn.com.


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  [august 2006]  


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