"Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" is holding auditions in North Carolina.
The syndicated version of the show airs at 12:30 p.m. weekdays on WITN.
The auditions are being held in Charlotte, on June 15. Read the news release below for more information, and please let us know if you make it!
Millionaire Producers to Hold Auditions
Monday, June 15 at the McGlohon Theatre in Charlotte, NC
NEW YORK (JUNE 8, 2009) – Throughout the last decade, “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” has given away over $132 million to hot seat contestants from all over the country. Now it’s YOUR turn to win some Millionaire money! The hit game show is looking for Carolinians who want to try their luck in the Millionaire hot seat, for the opportunity to win $1 million! Those who audition may be considered at producer’s sole discretion, for either the syndicated version of the show, hosted by Meredith Vieira or the 10th Anniversary Edition of Millionaire which will air on ABC this August and will be hosted by Regis Philbin.
Contestant auditions will be held in the Charlotte, NC area on Monday, June 15 from 7:00 – 11:00 am at the McGlohon Theatre (345 N. College Street, Charlotte, NC, 28208 – www.blumenthalcenter.org).
The syndicated version of “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” with host Meredith Vieira, will premiere its eighth season on September 7, 2009.
Auditions consist of a timed test and for those people who pass, a brief interview with a Millionaire producer. Testing sessions will start at 7:00 am, with the last session beginning at 11:00 am. Those who pass the audition test(s) will be given a specific time to return in the afternoon (between 12:30 – 4:00 pm) for a brief interview with a Millionaire producer. Those interested in taking the audition test will be seen on a first-come, first-serve basis. Pre-registration is not required. Audition space is limited however, and admission will not be guaranteed to everyone who shows up. You must be at least 18 years old, a U.S. resident and meet all eligibility requirements to audition. You must bring a picture ID to your audition. Complete official rules for the syndicated version of the show can be found at www.millionairetv.com. Rules for the network show will be posted soon at www.abc.com, keyword Millionaire.
Charlotte was one of six cities chosen for the first leg of Millionaire traveling auditions. Auditions also will be held in Nashville, TN (June 13), Indianapolis, IN (June 17), Tampa, FL (June 19), Kansas City, Missouri (June 29) and Houston, TX (July 1). For more information, visit www.millionairetv.com.