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Who Wants to Be a Millionaire

Astoria Characters: The Trivia Guy You Saw on TV

Nancy Ruhling | Posted 11.18.2014 | New York
Nancy Ruhling

Well-known fact: Ken Jennings won $100,000 yesterday on Who Wants To Be a Millionaire. Little-known fact: Tony Hightower is the guy who couldn't give him the right answer.

Lauren Duca

The Final Answer On 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?,' 15 Years Later

HuffingtonPost.com | Lauren Duca | Posted 08.15.2014 | Entertainment

Saturday, Aug. 16 marks the 15th anniversary of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire." In honor of the cultural phenomenon, HuffPost Entertainment spoke to ...

Politician Calls Merkel On Millionaire Quiz Show, Gets Voicemail

AP | Posted 06.04.2014 | World

BERLIN (AP) — A German politician hoping for help from Angela Merkel during a television quiz show was left disappointed when the chancellor failed ...

It's Official

insidetv.ew.com | Posted 05.07.2014 | TV

Ex-NFL player and current "Brooklyn Nine-Nine" star Terry Crews has officially been named the new host of "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire."...

The New Host Of 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Could Kick Your Ass

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 05.02.2014 | TV

"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" may be getting its most badass host since Regis chucked up the deuces. After the news broke that Cedric the Entert...

White Guy Teaches Cedric The Entertainer African Dance And It's Hilarious

The Huffington Post | Posted 04.29.2014 | Black Voices

When Cedric The Entertainer found out "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" contestant Jeff Hunsicker took African dance in college, he promptly asked for a...

Overend Watts: A Rock Star Who Hated Walking and Lived to Write About It!

Tom Semioli | Posted 02.04.2014 | Books
Tom Semioli

However no member of Mott the Hoople embraced the joy, pageantry, and excess of the band and the era than bassist Peter Overend Watts.

More Websites That Should Make Original Shows

Oren Mendez | Posted 09.02.2013 | Comedy
Oren Mendez

After Netflix and Amazon getting into the original series business, here are some other famous websites that should start developing their own original shows.

Just in Case You Missed It: The Media Revolution of 1999

Kevin McDonough | Posted 07.03.2013 | Entertainment
Kevin McDonough

1999 saw the debut of two of the greatest shows ever made, as well as the seeds of the medium's embrace of cheaply made mediocrity. It marked the beginning of whole new expectations of where television could ascend -- or descend.

Meet The New 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Host

Posted 06.17.2013 | TV

Sorry, Regis fans -- but the original "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" host will not return to his former position. Cedric the Entertainer will take...

LEAVING!

AP | DAVID BAUDER | Posted 03.12.2013 | Media

PASADENA, Calif. — Meredith Vieira is leaving "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" after 11 years as host of the syndicated game show. The former "T...

Acid Attack Victim Wins India's 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire'

Posted 12.26.2012 | World

Money doesn't solve all of life's problems, but for the victim of a horrific acid attack, the top prize on "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" may help he...

Disney Must Pay $319 Million In 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire' Lawsuit

AP | Posted 02.03.2013 | Entertainment

LOS ANGELES — A federal appeals court on Monday upheld a $319 million verdict over profits from the game show "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" an...

What the Viewers Demand -- and TV Still Struggles to Provide

Omri Marcus | Posted 11.17.2012 | TV
Omri Marcus

TV has stopped treating its consumers as "viewers" and has started treating them as "witnesses" and at times, active witnesses.

Which US Remakes Of UK Shows Got It Right?

The Huffington Post | HuffPost TV Staff | Posted 08.20.2012 | TV

Television history is littered with failed US adaptations of UK shows. Between "Skins" and "Coupling," "The IT Crowd," "Fawlty Towers," "Life on Mars,...

PHOTOS: Game Show Appearance Reunites Family

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 08.20.2012 | Good News

Dawn Harkins came nowhere close to winning a million dollars when she appeared as a contestant on 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?' But by all standard...

What Is it Like to be a Contestant on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?

Quora | Posted 08.15.2012 | TV
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. By Nik Bønaddio, CEO of numberFire Alright, let's do this. Right off the bat, I can tell you t...

Two-Time Brain Tumor Survivor Donates 'Millionaire' Winnings (VIDEO)

Posted 04.24.2012 | Impact

James Perri has won big in more ways than one. The Huntsville, N.C., resident, who has survived rare brain tumors twice, just won $15,800 on "Who W...

How Steve Jobs Can Help You Win Wheel Of Fortune

Cracked.com | Posted 04.09.2012 | Weird News

Most "Wheel Of Fortune" contestants who get the first spin waste it by actually picking letters on the board. However, the best way to win may be t...

Who Wants to Be a Millionaire -- Please Give Me One Million Dollars

Craig Rowin | Posted 01.31.2012 | Comedy
Craig Rowin

Last year, I went on the Internet to ask for one million dollars. Though I gave it a good "Harvard try," it just didn't pan out. So, I had to try a different strategy.

Real Life 'Slumdog Millionaire': Poor Indian Man Wins A Million Bucks!

AP | NIRMALA GEORGE | Posted 12.27.2011 | Entertainment

NEW DELHI — A poor government clerk from a desolate region of eastern India has become the first person ever to win $1 million on an Indian game...

WATCH: Must-See 'Millionaire' Uranus Blooper

The Huffington Post | Dean Praetorius | Posted 07.05.2011 | Comedy

Any potential game show answer that involves Uranus is going to be funny. It's unavoidable. Watching "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" often leave...

FINAL ANSWER: Disney Ordered To Pay 'Millionaire' Makers $269.2 Million

AP | SUE MANNING | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

LOS ANGELES — A federal jury on Wednesday awarded $269.2 million in damages to the creators of "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire" because they didn...

Tom Delay Joins Who Wants To Be A Millionaire

Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Last month, before he could be voted off the show, former Republican Congressman Tom Delay dropped out of ABC's "Dancing With The Stars" due to double...

Snoop Dogg's Best Lines from Past TV Appearances

Danny Groner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Danny Groner

For a well-known hip-hop artist, Snoop seems to spend a lot of time making cameos on TV. Take a look at the best of Snoop's past appearances, along with his Snoopiest lines.