[02/12/13 - 10:51 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Presents "Millionaire's Countdown to the Oscars(R)" Airing February 18-22
One lucky viewer will win the ultimate fan experience at next year's Oscars.

[via press release from Disney-ABC Domestic Television]


One Lucky Viewer Will Win the Ultimate Fan Experience At the 2014 Oscars(R) ... Be There for Red Carpet Arrivals and More!

NEW YORK (February 12, 2013) -- With movie fans gearing up for the 85th annual Oscars(R) telecast on Sunday, February 24, "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" will present an entire week of movie-themed trivia questions on "Millionaire's Countdown To The OSCARS(R)," airing February 18-22, 2013. One lucky viewer will win a trip for two to Hollywood, where he or she will be treated to an ultimate fan experience at the 2014 Oscars(R). Check local listings or go to http://millionairetv.com for time and channel.

One of "Millionaire's" most popular themed weeks, "Millionaire's Countdown To The OSCARS(R)" will feature contestants who will put their movie knowledge to the test, with the chance to walk away a millionaire. In celebration of the Oscars, the "Millionaire" set received a silver screen makeover for the week, complete with a replica "Hollywood" sign, lighted columns made to look like over-sized film strips and a red carpet for contestants to make their grand entrance on the show.

One lucky viewer will win the ultimate fan experience at next year's Oscars. The winner will receive roundtrip airfare for two to Los Angeles, a two-night hotel stay, two tickets to the 2014 Oscars Fan Experience to watch the red carpet arrivals in person and access to an exclusive Oscars Fan Experience Viewing Party. Go to http://millionairetv.com February 18 (12:00 a.m., ET) - February 23 (11:59 p.m., ET) for your chance to win. Participants must be at least 18 years of age. Complete rules can be found at "Millionaire's" website.

Test Your Movie Trivia!:

Think YOU have what it takes to win big on "Millionaire's" movie-themed week? Take a sneak peek at some of the trivia questions that will be asked during "Millionaire's Countdown To The OSCARS" series, airing February 18-22:

Category: 'Busy Actors'
Which of these romantic lead actors starred in both "He's Just Not That Into You" and "Valentine's Day"?
A: Ashton Kutcher
B: Bradley Cooper
C: Ben Affleck
D: Patrick Dempsey

Category: 'No Talking Please'
For purists who note the brief dialogue in "The Artist," what 1920s classic is the only fully silent film to win the Academy Award for Best Picture?
A: The General
B: Metropolis
C: The Thief of Bagdad
D: Wings

Category: 'Bear Lovers'
In the raunchy comedy "Ted," what singer makes a surprise appearance as one of the talking teddy bear's former lovers?
A: Lauryn Hill
B: Carrie Underwood
C: Norah Jones
D: Gwen Stefani

Category: 'Party Time'
Where nominees go to either celebrate or drown their sorrows, the official Oscars after-party goes by what exclusive name?
A: Governors Ball
B: Senators Ball
C: Presidents Ball
D: Representatives Ball

Category: 'Cast List'
The 2012 film "The Expendables 2" features the lead actors from all but which of the following classic action movies?
A: Die Hard
B: Rambo
C: The Terminator
D: Braveheart

Category: 'Wedding Song'
In the final moments of the 2011 comedy "Bridesmaids," what female group makes a surprise appearance and sings at the wedding?
A: Heart
B: The Bangles
C: Wilson Phillips
D: Bananarama

Category: 'The Award Goes To'
Who is the only father and daughter pair to be nominated for Academy Awards for acting roles in the same film?
A: Ryan and Tatum O'Neal
B: Henry and Jane Fonda
C: John and Drew Barrymore
D: Jon Voight and Angelina Jolie

FYI, they both appeared in "On Golden Pond." Henry Fonda won, but Jane did not.

"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire":

"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," known for its unpredictable fun and life-changing cash prizes, currently is in its eleventh season in syndication. 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. "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.

  [february 2013]  


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