Game show fans are in for some good news. Recently, Disney/ABC announced they’ve renewed the syndicated TV show RightThisMinute and Who Wants to be a Millionaire for the 2018-2019 season.
Hosted by Chris Harrison, Who Wants to be a Millionaire is currently in its 16th season. Meanwhile, RightThisMinute is in its eighth year. The clip show “showcases viral videos and the stories behind today’s hottest clips being shared around the world.”
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The iconic game show “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” and viral videos show “RightThisMinute” have been renewed for 2018-19 on the ABC Owned Television Stations, it was announced today by Disney|ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution.
Hosted by Chris Harrison and currently in its 16th season in national syndication, “Millionaire” continues to be the only game show that offers a $1 million prize to each and every contestant. In the show’s classic ladder format, contestants must answer 14 trivia questions correctly with the aid of three lifelines to win $1 million. Since the show debuted in syndication in 2002, contestants have won more than $95 million.
“RightThisMinute” showcases viral videos and the stories behind today’s hottest clips being shared around the world. Every day, the show’s team of e-journalists scours the internet to curate videos everyone will be talking about, bringing the best digital content to broadcast TV. The 2018-19 season will mark its eighth year on the air and sixth in national syndication.
Season to date (2017-18), “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” and “RightThisMinute” each are posting year-to-year Household ratings gains. They are among only four out of more than 30 nationally syndicated first-run strips that have generated ratings increases this year.”
What do you think? Do you watch Who Wants to be a Millionaire and/or RightThisMinute? Are you glad they’ve been renewed?