‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ to End After 17 Years in Syndication (Exclusive)

Published on May 17, 2019

‘Who Wants to Be a Millionaire’ to End After 17 Years in Syndication (Exclusive)

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” is coming to an end.

Variety has learned exclusively that the syndicated game show has been canceled. To date, it has aired nearly 3,000 episodes, including over 300 when the show aired on ABC.

“After a successful 17-year run, ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire’ will not return in national syndication for the 2019-20 season,” a show spokesperson told Variety.

The show first began airing on ABC primetime in 1999 before shifting to syndication in 2002. The show features contestants answering multiple choice questions of increasing difficulty, with each correct answer earning them more and more prize money,

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Author: Joe Otterson