It’s Official: Cedric The Entertainer Named New Host Of ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’

Disney-abc made the announcement this morning. Stand-up comedian and actor Cedric The Entertainer has been named the new host of the syndicated Who Wants To Be A Millionaire beginning with its 12th season this fall. He succeeds Meredith Vieira, who is departing at the end of this season. “With his deep roots as a successful stand-up comedian and actor, Cedric will bring his fresh approach and unpredictable fun to the show,” said Janice Marinelli, president, Disney-abc Domestic TV. Related: Cedric The Entertainer To Succeed Meredith Vieira As ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ Host CAA-repped Cedric is the second member of The Original Kings Of Comedy stand-up troupe to be recruited to host a syndicated game show, joining Steve Harvey, who has been on Family Feud since 2010. The Millionaire announcement comes just as the Harvey-hosted Family Feud hit a ratings milestone, posting a series high in women 25-54 (2.9) for the
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