[01/30/13 - 10:04 AM] History's "American Pickers" Play "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" to Benefit America's VetDogs, Friday, February 1 America's VetDogs is an organization that provides assistance dogs and training to disabled veterans and active service members.
[via press release from Disney-ABC Domestic Television]
HISTORY'S "AMERICAN PICKERS" PLAY "WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE" TO BENEFIT AMERICA'S VETDOGS, FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 1
Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz "Pick" the "Millionaire" Studios...
You Won't Believe What the Duo Finds Backstage!
NEW YORK (January 30, 2013) -- Mike Wolfe and Frank Fritz from HISTORY's "American Pickers" will appear as contestants on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" with host Meredith Vieira on Friday, February 1. Wolfe and Fritz will play as a two-person team and donate their "Millionaire" winnings to America's VetDogs (http://www.vetdogs.org/), an organization that provides assistance dogs and training to disabled veterans and active service members. Wolfe and Fritz are guaranteed to win a minimum of $10,000 for the charity. Check local listings or go to http://www.millionairetv.com for time and channel.
Wolfe and Fritz travel the country looking for antique treasures and hidden gems, documenting their experiences for HISTORY's hit television series, "American Pickers." While at "Millionaire," the picking duo made sure to check backstage for any hidden treasures. They made some very interesting discoveries in the "Millionaire" prop room and unearthed a legendary piece of game show memorabilia! Tune in on Friday as the "American Pickers" present host Meredith Vieira with their prop room findings and return an iconic piece of game show history to the "Millionaire" spotlight!
About "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire":
You never know what will happen on "Millionaire!" Each weekday, contestants are given the extraordinary chance to turn their lives around and win $1-million by answering 14 general knowledge trivia questions. As America's richest game show, "Millionaire" continues to be the only game show to offer a $1-million prize to each and every contestant. With its cleverly written trivia questions that reveal fun and entertaining facts, contestants and viewers alike are able to get a playful learning experience filled with dramatic suspense that keeps everyone on the edge of their seats.
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" with host Meredith Vieira currently is in its 11th season. Throughout ten seasons and nearly 2,000 episodes, more than $70 million has been won by "Millionaire contestants. "Millionaire" is produced by Valleycrest Productions Ltd. and is distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. Rich Sirop is the executive producer. Visit "Millionaire's" website at http://www.millionairetv.com.