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Monday
Sep092013

New Game Show "The Million Second Quiz" Premieres Monday Night

Rodolfo Martinez/NBC(NEW YORK) -- Expect to see a lot of Ryan Seacrest on your TV set over the next week and a half.  He is the host of NBC's new primetime game show, The Million Second Quiz, which premieres Monday and will air nearly every night through Sept. 19.

The Million Second Quiz will emanate live from an hourglass-shaped structure in New York City, where contestants will compete in a trivia contest virtually non-stop for 24 hours a day.

The contestants are not only battling for a cash prize worth at least $2 million, but they're also competing for the right to remain in the game.  That's because viewers are encouraged to play along, for the chance to win a spot on the primetime show.

As you might have guessed from the title of the show, the game will last a total of one million seconds.  The Million Second Quiz premieres Monday at 8 p.m. Eastern time. 

The finale is scheduled for Thursday, Sept. 19.

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