The widely celebrated and highly acclaimed TV game show that keeps Nigerian families glued to their seats, “WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?” (WWTBAM), is Back, Bigger and Better, with contestants now standing a chance to duel it out for a fantastic grand prize of ₦20 million every week, all year long.
The number one Nigerian game show based on the original British version, known casually as “Millionaire” and popularly called “WWTBAM” in the literature space, aired for over 13 years from October 8, 2004 until June 25, 2017 when it was temporarily cann£d.
In the thirteen memorable years of gracing our screens, the show which enthralled TV audiences far and wide with its exciting and educating editions, boasted of f0rmidable participants, a deep wealth of knowledge and one worthy winner of the staggering prize money of N10 million in the person of Aroma Ufodike who became the first winner of the much c0veted top prize of this stupendous game show and Frank Edoho as the host.
In this suspense-filled game show where contestants tackle a series of multiple-choice questions with an eagle-eyed vision to win large cash prizes in a format that twists on many game show genre conventions, Hakeem Condotti, CEO of BLK HUT Media, the Licensee and production house stated: “We are proud to be bringing international quality content right to our screens again in Nigeria, be it on TV, Digital, Cable, or Mobile. As part of the much-needed COVID relief that we all need as a nation, WWTBAM is back to entertain, educate and once again, have viewers on the edge of their seats and creating millionaires every week.”
The Nigerian variation of “WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE?”, a viewers’ delight bubbling with delicious elements of suspense and humour laced throughout the show, is ready to take you to a new level of educational adventure, excitement and giddiness in this newly revamped sensati0nal game show, coming to a television screen just near you.