Who Wants to Be a Millionaire: “Cancelled,” No Third Year for ABC Recreation Present – canceled + renewed Television displays

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You might want to “phone a friend” with this news. ABC has determined versus buying a third period of the  Who Would like to Be a Millionaire Tv set present, at minimum for now.

A revival of the long-functioning primetime and syndicated quiz present, Who Needs to Be a Millionaire is hosted by late night’s Jimmy Kimmel. As in the authentic versions, contestants test to remedy multiple-selection trivia thoughts for ascending quantities of cash, with the hopes of winning the million-dollar prize. Gamers can just take benefit of lifelines to aid them response concerns and get even more in the activity. In this edition, the lifelines are “Ask the Host” (replacing “Ask the Audience”), “50/50”, and “Phone a Friend”. Contestants can also invite an skilled visitor (any one of their deciding on) to assist them reply issues. In the second period, the contestants are celebs (actively playing for charities), frontline heroes, and others influenced by COVID-19. Superstar contestants contain Tiffany Haddish, Joel McHale, and Julie Bowen.

The second time of Who Desires to Be a Millionaire averaged a .46 ranking in the 18-49 demographic and 3.15 million viewers. Compared to time a single, which is down by 44% in the demo and down by 45% in viewership. It was a person of the network’s lower-rated unscripted collection of the regular 2020-21 period.

Deadline stories that the door is getting still left open to carry the collection back at some position but really, the conclude outcome is the same as a cancellation. Any sequence, significantly an unscripted a single, could be revived. For now, there will not be any new episodes.

What do you imagine? Did you take pleasure in the hottest primetime incarnation of the Who Needs to Be a Millionaire sport show? Would you have watched period a few? Are you hoping it does return sometime?