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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 

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Contestants use audience input, elimination of multiple choice options, and help from a friend to answer trivia questions for an escalating tier of cash prizes.
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Series cast summary:
Meredith Vieira ...  Herself - Host 735 episodes, 2002-2018
Chris Harrison ...  Himself - Host 700 episodes, 2015-2019
Terry Crews ...  Himself - Host 177 episodes, 2014-2018
Cedric the Entertainer ...  Himself - Host 175 episodes, 2013-2014
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Correctly answering 14 multiple-choice questions could net contestants $1 million on a half-hour quiz show that's had a long run since its adaptation from the Brit show with the same name. Its format has evolved, but the basics remain: Answer trivia questions to win what could be very big bucks. Safety nets along the way guarantee sums that can't be lost once a contestant reaches certain thresholds -- and players can quit any time, but going for the million carries the risk of losing hundreds of thousands with one wrong answer. Contestants get "lifelines" to help reach the top. Written by Jwelch5742

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16 September 2002 (USA) See more »

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Millionaire See more »

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Las Vegas, Nevada, USA See more »

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After one season, Terry Crews left the show so he can focus on hosting the show World's Funniest Fails on Fox. At the beginning of Season 14, the Bachelor's host Chris Harrison has taken Terry's place as host. See more »

Quotes

Meredith Vieira - Host: You know the rules, you know the lifelines, are you ready? Let's play.
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Connections

Version of O, schastlivchik! (1999) See more »

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Meredith is wonderful
3 January 2003 | by bjorksjogaSee all my reviews

I didn't care for Regis Philbun as host. He seemed to make the contestants feel so uncomfortable. However, Meredith Viera is a wonderfully funny woman, and she is very comfortable with the contestants, and her smile is as warm as the noon time sun. So I hope that the show lasts for a long time, and Meredith stays on my television at 8:30/9:30 C until she decides that it is time to move on.


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