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[08/18/14 - 11:48 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Premieres Monday, September 8, 2014 with Multi-Talented New Host Terry Crews at the Helm
Crews will infuse his contagious enthusiasm, larger-than-life personality and boundless energy into the long-running franchise as each contestant sets out to win $1 million.

[05/28/14 - 08:41 AM]
"Millionaire" Is Up Across the Board and Equals a 10-Week High in Households
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of May 12-16.

[05/13/14 - 09:01 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Is Up 5% in Households to Equal an 8-Week High
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of April 28-May 2.

[05/07/14 - 11:11 AM]
Terry Crews Named New Host of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"
In addition, seasoned game show and television producer James Rowley has joined the show as executive producer.

[05/02/14 - 11:53 AM]
"The Chew's" Michael Symon Plays "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on Friday, May 9, 2014
All week (May 5-9), "Millionaire" will donate $10,000 to CMN Hospitals each time a contestant makes it into the second round of the game (questions 11-14).

[04/30/14 - 11:17 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, April 30
Updates include: Michael McKean joins AMC's "Better Call Saul"; Terry Crews tapped as new host of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"; and Zoe Jarman to depart FOX's "The Mindy Project."

[03/18/14 - 08:48 AM]
Up for the 2nd Straight Week, "Millionaire" Equals Its 2nd-Highest Rating This Season
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of March 3-7.

[03/11/14 - 09:37 AM]
Despite Facing the Olympics in February, "Millionaire" Is Up Over the Prior Sweep
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 24-28.

[02/20/14 - 11:32 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Hosted by Cedric "The Entertainer" Presents Movie Week Airing February 24-28, 2014
Throughout the week, movie trivia buffs will be quizzed on everything from early classic films to today's hit blockbusters.

[02/19/14 - 09:02 AM]
"Millionaire" Is the Biggest Week-to-Week Gainer Among All Syndie Game Shows
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of February 3-7.

[02/04/14 - 09:39 AM]
"Millionaire" Spikes 14% to a New Season High in Homes and Ties Its Top Rating in Nearly 1 Year
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 20-26.

[01/22/14 - 08:41 AM]
"Millionaire" Hits Another Season-High with Its Top-Rated Week in Over 5 Months
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of January 6-10.

[01/15/14 - 08:20 AM]
"Millionaire" Sets New Season-Highs with Its Most-Watched Week in 9 Months
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of December 30-January 3.

[01/03/14 - 11:35 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Rings in 2014 with "Cruise in and Win Week," January 6-10
One lucky home viewer will escape the winter blues and set sail on a Disney Cruise Line vacation aboard the newly re-imagined Disney Magic.

[12/11/13 - 08:38 AM]
"Millionaire" Hits Season-Highs in Homes, Viewers and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of November 25-29.

[12/06/13 - 01:01 PM]
"Braxton Family Values" Stars Towanda, Trina and Traci Braxton Infuse Their Sassy Style Into "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"
Towanda, Trina and Traci also brought along cameras from "Braxton Family Values," and the exclusive behind-the-scenes footage will air on January 30.

[11/25/13 - 11:46 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Takes Viewers and Contestants Back in Time During "Millionaire by the Decade"
Said stunt features themed episodes that take viewers and contestants on a trip to another time and place every day of the week.

[11/12/13 - 08:04 AM]
"Millionaire" with Cedric Is Up Across the Board Year to Year, Spiking 38% in Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 28-November 1.

[11/05/13 - 09:00 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Grows to Season Highs in Homes and Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 21-25.

[10/30/13 - 11:56 AM]
Cedric "The Entertainer" Invites Celebrity Friends to Play "Millionaire" for Charity, November 4 - 8
Boris Kodjoe, Brad Garrett, Josh Malina and Niecy Nash are all slated to participate in the week-long stunt.

[10/23/13 - 09:01 AM]
"Millionaire" with Cedric Is Up the Most Among All Syndie Game Shows Week to Week
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of October 7-11.

[10/16/13 - 09:26 AM]
"Millionaire" with Cedric Is Up by Double Digits Year to Year in Key Women
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 30-October 4.

[10/02/13 - 08:50 AM]
"Millionaire" with Cedric Is Up Year to Year for Its 3rd Straight Week in Women 25-54
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 16-20.

[09/24/13 - 01:22 PM]
Tune-In to "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" on Wednesday, September 25 to See Josina Reaves of Brooklyn, NY Answer the $1 Million Question
With a correct answer, Reaves will walk away with $1 million.

[09/24/13 - 10:39 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" with Cedric the Entertainer Grows Year to Year Across Key Nielsen Measures
Disney-ABC Domestic Television spins the numbers for the week of September 9-13.

[05/01/13 - 11:27 PM]
Development Update: Wednesday, May 1
Updates include: Lisa Cholodenko to helm HBO's "Olive Kitteridge"; Adult Swim lands off-network run for "Bob's Burgers"; and Meredith Vieira eyes talk show return.

[05/01/13 - 12:33 PM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Receives 50 Nominations for the 40th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy(R) Awards
"General Hospital" was honored with 19 nominations, including a nod for Outstanding Drama Series.

[04/23/13 - 10:38 AM]
"Deadliest Catch" Rival Skippers Join Forces to Win Big on "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"
Sig Hansen and Keith Colburn will be featured as contestants on the episode airing Friday, April 26.

[04/16/13 - 10:20 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Is Giving You the Chance to Win a Walt Disney World(R) Resort Vacation for Four to Experience the Magic of New Fantasyland(R) on "Magical Family Getaway Week," April 29 - May 3
All week, Disney vacations will be attached to one question in each contestant's "Millionaire" game.

[03/25/13 - 10:31 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Celebrates 50 Years of "General Hospital"
Finola Hughes ("Anna Devane") and Jason Thompson ("Dr. Patrick Drake") will appear as contestants on Monday, April 1 and Tuesday, April 2.

[03/20/13 - 06:32 AM]
Comedian and Actor Cedric "The Entertainer" Named New Host of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire"
Cedric replaces Meredith Vieira, who launched the weekday version of the game show in 2002 and remained host for 11 seasons, through 2013.

[02/14/13 - 11:02 AM]
ABC Rolls Out the Red Carpet for Oscar(R) Week, With Special Oscar-Themed Programming Across the Network
"The Middle," "Neighbors" and "Modern Family" will all feature Oscar-inspired stories next week.

[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.

[02/07/13 - 11:19 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, February 7
Updates include: David Walton tapped as lead on NBC's "About a Boy"; Emma Roberts to star in FOX's "Delirium"; and CBS greenlights three more comedy pilots.

[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.

[01/10/13 - 11:33 PM]
Development Update: Thursday, January 10
Updates include: Ali Larter boards TNT's "Legends"; ABC eyes live-action "Star Wars" series; and Meredith Vieira to exit "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire."

[01/03/13 - 10:48 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Rings in the New Year with "Cruise In and Win Week," January 7-11, 2013!
During said week, a cruise vacation will be attached to one question in each contestant's game.

[12/21/12 - 10:31 AM]
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" Brings in the New Year with "Cruise in and Win Week," January 7-11, 2013!
During "Millionaire's" "Cruise In and Win Week," a cruise vacation will be attached to one question in each contestant's game.

[12/07/12 - 10:52 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Celebrates the Great White Way with "Broadway Giveaway Week," Airing December 10-14
Throughout "Broadway Giveaway Week," "Millionaire" contestants will be asked one Broadway-themed question during gameplay.

[11/02/12 - 12:38 PM]
ABC Family, SOAPnet, Radio Disney, "General Hospital," "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" and the Disney Stores Join Disney/ABC TV Group's "Day of Giving" This Monday
The "Day of Giving" will encourage the tens of millions of viewers and customers engaged throughout the day to help those impacted by Hurricane Sandy.

[09/12/12 - 12:28 PM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Presents "Celebrity Week" to Benefit the Alzheimer's Association, Airing September 17-21
Mo'Nique, Paula Deen, Cheech Marin, Jackée and Tony Dovolani are among those featured.

[08/28/12 - 10:30 AM]
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire," with Host Meredith Vieira, Premieres 11th Season on Monday, September 3!
Plus: Mo'Nique, Paula Deen, Cheech Marin, Jackée and Tony Dovolani to be featuring during "Celebrity Week," airing September 17-21.

[04/17/12 - 12:55 PM]
"Dr. Phil" Is #1 Talk Show in Syndication
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the week of April 2-8.

[04/16/12 - 10:17 AM]
"Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" Celebrates the U.S.A. With "American Pride Week," April 30 - May 4 and May 7
U.S. Olympic Medalists Dominique Dawes, Jonathan Horton, Dara Torres and Ryan Lochte will all appear as contestants.

[02/16/12 - 10:31 AM]
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" Celebrates the Film Industry With "Million Dollar Movie Week"
Throughout the week of February 20-24, movie trivia buffs will appear as contestants and try to win $1 million by answering 14 movie-themed questions.

[01/24/12 - 09:40 AM]
"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" Hosts "Deadliest Catch" Skippers and Mike Rowe from "Dirty Jobs" This February
Johnathan and Andy Hillstrand will appear on the February 2-3 episodes with Rowe on the February 27-28 installments.

[12/02/11 - 11:48 AM]
Disney/ABC Television Group Announces Formation of Times Square Studios
The new integrated division will have oversight of current entertainment programming and the development of new programming for daytime and syndication.

[06/08/11 - 09:01 AM]
CBS Television Distribution is Tops in Daytime With the Top 3 Shows of the May Sweep: "Judge Judy," "The Oprah Winfrey Show" and "Dr. Phil"
CBS Television Distribution spins the numbers for the May sweeps period.

[08/16/10 - 12:43 PM]
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Premieres New Season September 13 with More Thrills, Fun and Unpredictability
"I feel as though we've really upped the ante this year on 'Millionaire,'" said host Meredith Vieira.

[11/25/09 - 09:45 AM]
Regis Philbin Returns to Millionaire for First-Ever Appearance as a Guest Host on the Weekday Version of the Game Show
The five-day stunt, airing November 30-December 4, will also feature Michael Gelman as the lifeline "Expert."

[10/26/09 - 12:29 PM]
Mgm Domestic Television to Launch Discovery Channel's Hit Series "Cash Cab" Into U.S. Syndication
Repeats of the series will be offered to local stations beginning in the fall of 2010.

[09/14/09 - 12:50 PM]
TV's Richest Game Show Just Got Richer!
The eighth season of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" will feature a new "money tree" in which contestants will be able to reach the higher level questions faster.

[07/27/09 - 10:50 AM]
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire Celebrates Its 10th Anniversary
The Alphabet details the event's participants and "Ask the Expert" lifelines.

[04/30/09 - 07:44 AM]
Disney to Join NBC Universal, News Corporation and Providence Equity Partners as an Equity Owner of Hulu
Among the shows available for streaming: "Lost," "Grey's Anatomy," "Desperate Housewives," "Ugly Betty," "Samantha Who?," "Scrubs" and "Private Practice."

[08/18/08 - 03:54 PM]
'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' Kicks Off Seventh Season by Introducing New Changes to the Game, Creating New Levels of Excitement, Emotional Drama and Heart-Pounding Tension for Both Viewers and Contestants
Changes include questions played against a clock, updated lifelines and a brand new partnership with Skype, which will enable contestants to "Ask the Expert" for assistance through a face-to-face video call.

[03/14/07 - 10:19 AM]
Nominees Announced for the 34th Annual Daytime Entertainment Emmy Awards Today on CBS News' "The Early Show"
CBS leads the nominations with 57 and the network will broadcast the event on Friday, June 15.

[01/12/07 - 04:36 PM]
GSN Announces the Airdates of Several Upcoming Documentary Specials
The documentaries will highlight "Women of Game Shows," "Great Game Show Moments" and "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?"

[06/05/06 - 12:00 AM]
GSN Orders 'Chain Reaction' from Michael Davies and Sony Pictures Television

[05/08/06 - 12:00 AM]
Hope Hartman Named Vice President, Media Relations, ABC Entertainment

[04/06/06 - 12:00 AM]
Meredith Vieira Named Co-Anchor of NBC News' "Today"

[01/25/06 - 12:00 AM]
'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' Announces February Sweeps Programming Slate

[01/13/06 - 12:00 AM]
GSN Signs a Three-Series Commitment Deal with Award-Winning Producer Michael Davies and Sony Pictures Television

[09/22/05 - 12:00 AM]
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' Announces Upcoming Celebrity Edition of the Game Show

[03/02/05 - 12:00 AM]
The National Television Academy Announces 32nd Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

[02/03/05 - 12:00 AM]
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' Celebrates Love, Education & a Major Milestone During February Sweeps

[01/27/05 - 12:00 AM]
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' & the Knot Hitch Up for Wedding Edition of the Game Show

[01/10/05 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: January 10

[10/27/04 - 12:00 AM]
Who Wants to Be a Millionaire' Pulls Out All the Stops for November Sweeps

[08/24/04 - 12:00 AM]
Switch the Question' Added as New Lifeline on 'Who Wants to Be a Millionaire'

[03/05/04 - 12:00 AM]
31st Annual Daytime Emmy Award Nominations

[09/02/03 - 12:00 AM]
Development Update: September 2







WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE (SYNDICATION)
BROADCAST HISTORY:
9/16/02 - ???
STATUS:
currently airing (summer 2014)
TIME SLOT:
syndicated
CURRENT SEASON:
12 (??? episodes)
VISIT THE OFFICIAL WEB SITE
ADDITIONAL NOTES:
renewed through the 2014-15 season (the show's 13th) on 5/7/14
DESCRIPTION:
(from Disney-ABC Domestic Television's press release, May 2014) Actor, author, fitness enthusiast, Old Spice pitchman and former NFL player Terry Crews will soon be adding "game show host" to his resume as he has been named the new host of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire." The multi-talented Crews will join the show beginning with its 13th season in national syndication in fall of 2014, it was announced today. In addition, seasoned game show and television producer James Rowley has joined the show as executive producer. Crews will host the long-running franchise from Stamford, Connecticut as production is moving to a new studio prior to the start of the 2014-2015 season.
PRINCIPAL CAST INFORMATION:
· Terry Crews as Host (Season 13- )
RECURRING/PREVIOUS CAST INFORMATION:
· Cedric the Entertainer as Host (Season 12)
· Meredith Vieira as Host (Season 1-11)
CREW INFORMATION:
· James Rowley as EP
GENRE(S):
· strip (game show)
STUDIO INFORMATION:
· Disney-ABC Domestic Television
· Valleycrest Productions