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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (US)

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (US)


Contestants must answer a series of 15 questions in order of increasing difficulty, to win the $1 million dollar grand prize. With the help of three (or four) lifelines, a contestant gets a chance at the big money. In 2008 a clock was introduced to game play. The contestant have 15 seconds to answer the first 5 questions, 30 seconds to answer the next 5 questions and 45 seconds to answer the next 4 question. If a contestant were to get to the 1 Million Dollar question they get 45 seconds plus any time they have banked over the previous fifteen for example if on the first question they answer the question within 5 seconds they would have 10 additional seconds for the 1 Million Dollar question. Also introduced in 2008 is a category system, the contestants get to see the categories of each of the questions that they will face.
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Cedric the Entertainer presents the big money quiz show, in which the contestant has a chance of winning a million dollars.

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Cast
Terry CrewsTerry Crews
As Himself (Host - S13-)
Cedric the EntertainerCedric the Entertainer
As Himself (Host - S12)
Meredith VieiraMeredith Vieira
As Herself (Host - S04-S09, S11)
Regis PhilbinRegis Philbin
As Himself (Host - S01-S03, S10)
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Recurring Guests

Ogi Ogas (7 eps)
Bill Nye (5 eps)
John Carpenter (4) (2 eps)

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Warning: Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (US) guide may contain spoilers
Classification: Game Show
Status: Returning Series
Network: Syndicated ( USA)
Airs: Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays at 12:00 pm
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: August 16, 1999
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• Millionaire (Often called this by host and guides)
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