It’s been almost five (5) years since we last saw anything concerning the popular Nigerian game show based on the original British format, of Who Wants to Be a Millionaire? on our screens.
The new WWTBAM makes its return with Frank Edoho being the host and has a grand prize of N20 million compared to the previous N10 million. This new edition is tagged “The Rebirth” and will run for 52 weeks.
FAQs on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire “The Rebirth”
Q. What time can I watch ‘Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?
A. It will be on air every Sunday night from 8:30 pm to 9:30 pm.
Q. What TV Stations / Channels can I watch WWTBAM?
A. Stations to watch it are African Magic Family on DSTV, STV, and NTA.
Q. How do I get to be part of the audience?
A. For now, there will be no studio audience due to Covid-19 restrictions. Any changes concerning this will be announced.
Q. If I have been on the Hot-Seat before, can I try again?
A. If you have been a Hot-Seat contestant, you cannot be a contestant again.
Q. If I do not get to the Hot Seat can I try again?
A. Yes, keep trying until you reach the Hot Seat!
Q. How many times do I need to play to be selected as a contestant?
A. The more times you play the greater your chances of being randomly selected as a contestant
Q. If I am not randomly selected to be on the show, can I get back the money I used to play?
A. No, the money counts as service rendered. Please see the terms and conditions.
Q. Are any one of the methods a 100% guarantee that I would be selected?
A. Contestants are randomly selected to be on the show from the pool of correct answers. The way to increase your chances of being selected is to have multiple entries.
The new edition has a new lifeline called “asking the host” to aid contestants when they are stuck on questions. Other lifeline elements on the TV game show are “50-50,” “Call a Friend,” and “Ask the Audience.”
How to participate in the Who Wants to Be a Millionaire show?
Dial ∗569#, reply with 1 (for Studio Play Participation) to stand a chance of being a participant on the show. Note, you will be charged N6.98 for using the service.
A verifier will inform you whether you have been selected and will also give you instructions on the next steps to take.