or


[08/05/13 - 09:31 AM]
Casting Begins for NBC's Groundbreaking New Show "The Million Second Quiz" Hosted by Ryan Seacrest
The search begins in Washington D.C. (August 10), Boston (August 14), Philadelphia (August 18), and New York City (August 24).

[via press release from NBC]

CASTING BEGINS FOR NBC'S GROUNDBREAKING NEW SHOW "THE MILLION SECOND QUIZ" HOSTED BY RYAN SEACREST

NEW YORK - August 5, 2013 - "The Million Second Quiz," the electrifying new competition, hosted by Emmy Award-winning producer and host Ryan Seacrest and airing live on NBC from a gigantic hourglass-shaped structure in the heart of Manhattan, is beginning its nationwide search for contestants willing to test the limits of their knowledge, endurance and will to win on the biggest game show ever imagined. "The Million Second Quiz" premieres Monday, September 9 at 8pm ET.

The search begins in Washington D.C. (August 10), Boston (August 14), Philadelphia (August 18), and New York City (August 24). Potential contestants must be 18 or over and legal U.S. residents to enter. Updates, pre-registration forms, audition tips and a full list of details with all venue information can be found at www.millionsecondquizcasting.com.

"The Million Second Quiz" will be the first fully convergent television experience, where viewers will be able to download the show's game app and play along at home in real time by syncing to the live primetime broadcast each night. The entire competition takes place 24 hours a day for over 12 days. Contestants will be pushed to the limits of their knowledge and the breaking point of endurance as they compete in quiz bouts around the clock. Live, interactive, intense and unlike any other game show in history with the largest guaranteed cash prize in game show history, this is truly the chance of a lifetime.

2013 Audition cities and dates:

WASHINGTON D.C.
Saturday, August 10
10am - 6pm
Madam's Organ
2461 18th St NW
Washington DC, 20009

BOSTON, MA
Wednesday, August 14
10am - 6pm
Tequila Rain
3 Lansdowne St.
Boston, MA 02215

PHILADELPHIA, PA
Sunday, August 18
10am - 6pm
McFadden's
461 N. 3rd Street
Philadelphia, PA 19123

NEW YORK, NY
Saturday, August 24
10am -6pm
NBC Experience Store
30 Rockefeller Plaza
New York, NY 10112

Throughout the month of August, a "The Million Second Quiz" branded tent will be traveling across Manhattan and the 5 boroughs of New York City, including popular festivals and events, looking for potential contestants. Please go to www.millionsecondquizcasting.com for more information and specific locations.

"The Million Second Quiz" is produced by All3 Media America and Universal Television. Stephen Lambert, Eli Holzman, David A. Hurwitz and Ryan Seacrest serve as executive producers. Please visit the official show site at http://www.nbc.com/million-second-quiz/

For the latest "The Million Second Quiz" news, videos, and photos, please like on Facebook, follow on Twitter, and follow on Google+:





  [august 2013]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
    


· MILLION SECOND QUIZ, THE (NBC)





[02/22/17 - 02:28 PM]
Descend Into a Hidden World in Smithsonian Channel's "Americans Underground: Secret City of WWI"
Look for the one-hour special on Monday, March 13 at 8:00/7:00c.

[02/22/17 - 02:00 PM]
Sonar Entertainment Enters Into First-Look TV Deal with Jordan Peele's Monkeypaw Productions
Other Sonar overall producer deals include George Clooney and Grant Heslov's Smokehouse Pictures, and Robert Downey Jr. and Susan Downey's Team Downey.

[02/22/17 - 02:00 PM]
Eden Brolin Elevated to Series Regular for Season Two of Freeform's "Beyond"
"As soon as Eden appeared on 'Beyond,' we knew she was something special. We're thrilled that viewers will get to learn more about Charlie in season two," said Karey Burke.

[02/22/17 - 01:06 PM]
"VH1 Hip Hop Squares" Kicks Off Monday, March 13th at 10PM ET/PT
Hosted by comedian DeRay Davis, the season kicks off Monday, March 13 with two new episodes per night for a branded "VH1 Hip Hop Squares Week."

[02/22/17 - 12:45 PM]
FOX Orders a Second Season of "Star"
"Lee Daniels is a true visionary and he and Tom Donaghy have delivered a series with a unique and meaningful point of view," said David Madden.

[02/22/17 - 12:21 PM]
FOX Sports Set for 22nd Season of Major League Baseball Coverage
The national broadcast schedule includes a minimum of 72 game telecasts across FOX and FS1, highlighted by over 47 appearances by teams that participated in the 2016 postseason.

[02/22/17 - 11:30 AM]
IFC and Film Independent Renew Exclusive Agreement to Telecast the Film Independent Spirit Awards on IFC Through 2020
This year's event airs live on IFC on Saturday, February 25 at 2 pm PT/5 pm ET.

[02/22/17 - 11:21 AM]
Velocity's Collector Car Archeologist Wayne Carini Returns for an All New Season of "Chasing Classic Cars"
Look for season nine to kick off on Wednesday, March 15 at 9:00/8:00c.

[02/22/17 - 11:01 AM]
FX Sets Premiere for Third Year of "Fargo"
Production on the Emmy(R) Award and Golden Globe(R) Award winning limited series is currently underway in Calgary with stars Ewan McGregor (in dual roles), Carrie Coon, Mary Elizabeth Winstead and David Thewlis.

[02/22/17 - 10:48 AM]
Premiere Date Change: "Killing Richard Glossip" Now Premieres on ID on Monday, April 17th & Tuesday, April 18th at 9/8c
The special was previously scheduled for Sunday, March 5.

[02/22/17 - 10:15 AM]
"Lethal Weapon" Renewed for a Second Season on FOX
The series delivers a total Multi-Platform average audience of 11 million viewers and ranks among the Top 5 new series this season.

[02/22/17 - 09:31 AM]
Jamie Chung Joins Cast in Bryan Singer's Untitled Marvel Project for FOX
Chung will star in a series regular role as Clarice Fong, better known as Blink, a sarcastic and lively tomboy.

[02/22/17 - 09:23 AM]
Louis C.K. Filming Two New Stand-Up Specials Exclusively for Netflix
The first of the specials, titled 2017, was filmed in Washington DC, and will premiere April 4, everywhere Netflix is available.

[02/22/17 - 09:11 AM]
Hulu Acquires Subscription Streaming Rights to Emmy(R) Award-Winning Starz Original Series "Black Sails"
All past episodes of the series from previous seasons will become available to stream on Hulu starting today.

[02/22/17 - 08:39 AM]
Tuesday's Broadcast Ratings: NBC, "This Is Us" Top Demo Charts
The Peacock once again wins the night among adults 18-49.