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WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE Surges by Strong Double Digits in May

Based on just-released National Live + Same Day data for the 2017 May Sweep, WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE with Chris Harrison surged by double digits over May 2016 in Households (+23% - 1.6 rating vs. 1.3 rating), Total Viewers (+24% - 2.180 million vs. 1.752 million) and Women 25-54 (+40% - 0.7 rating vs. 0.5 rating). In fact, "Millionaire" was the only Syndicated game show to post gains on any of the 3 key Nielsen measures.

With a 40% jump year to year among Women 25-54, "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" equaled its highest ratings during any sweep period in over 2 years - since February 2015.

On average during the 2016-17 season (37 complete weeks), "Millionaire" is delivering the biggest growth among all first-run Syndicated game shows for the season: +23% in Homes (1.6 rating vs. 1.3 rating), +28% in Total Viewers (2.287 million vs. 1.789 million) and +40% in Women 25-54 (0.7 rating vs. 0.5 rating).

About "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire" The Emmy-nominated "Millionaire" airs across the country weekdays in national syndication. Go to MillionaireTV.com for time and channel. "Millionaire" is produced by Valleycrest Productions Ltd. and is distributed by Disney|ABC Home Entertainment and Television Distribution. James Rowley serves as executive producer.

Source: The Nielsen Company, National Live + Same Day Program Ratings for 4/27-5/24/17, unless otherwise specified.

Photo credit: Ronda Churchill, Disney|ABC Home Entertainment and TV Distribution

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