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[08/08/07 - 11:32 AM]
Power of 10 Launches an Online Game Component Testing America's Knowledge and Giving Viewers the Chance to Be Considered as Contestants for the Primetime Game Show
Like the primetime game show, online players must accurately predict the American public's response to intriguing poll questions, and those who are successful may qualify to be considered as a contestant on the primetime show.

[via press release from CBS]

"POWER OF 10" LAUNCHES AN ONLINE GAME COMPONENT TESTING AMERICA'S KNOWLEDGE AND GIVING VIEWERS THE CHANCE TO BE CONSIDERED AS CONTESTANTS FOR THE PRIMETIME GAME SHOW

Viewers will be able to test their knowledge of how America thinks from the comfort of their own homes by logging onto www.cbs.com/powerof10 and answering poll questions similar to those from POWER OF 10. Like the primetime game show, airing Wednesdays at 8:00 PM, ET/PT on the CBS Television Network, online players must accurately predict the American public's response to intriguing poll questions, and those who are successful may qualify to be considered as a contestant on the primetime show.

Players will be asked 10 questions where they must choose a specific percentage as their answer for each question. Depending on the difference between the correct answer and the answer given, players will be awarded the difference between the numbers in points. For example, if the player guesses 67% as an answer, and the correct answer is 70%, they will be given three points. The goal is to finish with the lowest number of points.

Each online game will have a six hour window. Therefore, game play will be open from 5:59 PM to 11:59 PM (PT) and 8:59 PM to 2:59 AM (ET) once a week on the following dates:

Wednesday, August 8th

Wednesday, August 15th

Wednesday, August 22nd

Players will be notified via email of their score within 24 hours of the game's end. Players will also be notified if their score qualifies them for a potential appearance on the primetime game show. Each game can be played only one time, however, viewers can return the following week to play the next game on the scheduled Wednesday release date.

POWER OF 10, a high-stakes, primetime game show where contestants compete for the chance to win $10 million, airs Wednesdays (8:00-9:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. Drew Carey serves as host and Michael Davies is the executive producer for Embassy Row in association with Sony Pictures Television.

For more information, log onto: www.cbs.com/powerof10





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