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[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/

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