THE RETURN OF "BACHELOR FAN FAVORITES" KICKS OFF THE MONTH OF FEBRUARY ON "WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE"
"Whiz Kids Week," "Shriners Week" and "Movie Week" Round Out
"Millionaire"'s Specialty Programming Line-Up for February 2016
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" kicks off the month of February 2016 with the return of the show's popular "Bachelor Fan Favorites Week," the first of several specialty themed weeks airing throughout the month.
From FEBRUARY 1-5, host Chris Harrison will welcome some of his most popular cohorts from the incredibly popular ABC franchise "The Bachelor"/"The Bachelorette," all of whom are playing for charities near and dear to their hearts. Kicking off the week is race-car driver and "Bachelorette" Season Eight (Emily Maynard Johnson) contestant Arie Luyendyk, Jr., playing for Children's Miracle Network at Phoenix Children's Hospital; followed by "Bachelor" Season 16 (Ben Flajnik) contestant Courtney Robertson, playing to benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Arizona; Season Four "Bachelor" Bob Guiney (playing for Food Finders); Season Three "Bachelor" Andrew Firestone (playing for MOXI, The Wolf Museum of Exploration + Innovation); and, wrapping up the week, "Bachelorette" Season 11 (Kaitlyn Bristowe) contestant Marquel Martin, playing for Make a Wish, Southern Nevada Chapter.
In addition to "Bachelor Fan Favorites Week," during February "Millionaire" also will feature:
"Whiz Kids" February 8-12 - Some of the smartest kids in the country, from 8-15 years old, take on "Millionaire"!
"Shriners Hospitals for Children" February 15-19 - "Millionaire" partners with The Shriners Hospitals for Children to raise money for this special cause. Celebrity contestant and U.S. Paralympic track star Blake Leeper will donate all of his winnings when he plays on February 19.
"Movie Week" February 22-26 - As Hollywood's biggest night approaches, movie trivia buffs show off their knowledge by taking on a totally movie-themed slate of questions.
About "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"
"Millionaire" airs across the country weekdays in national syndication. Go to MillionaireTV.com for time and channel. "Millionaire" is produced by Valleycrest Productions Ltd. and is distributed by Disney|ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution. James Rowley serves as executive producer of "Millionaire," which is taped at the Connecticut Film Center in Stamford, Connecticut.