“Who Wants to Be a Millionaire” to End After 17 Years

Multiple outlets report that Who Wants to Be a Millionaire is coming to an end.

The syndicated game show has been canceled after 17 years. It has aired nearly 3,000 episodes.

“After a successful 17-year run, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire will not return in national syndication for the 2019-20 season,” a rep for the show said. 

WWTBAM debuted on ABC in 2002, where it aired over 300 episodes. It quickly became a pop-culture phenomenon, first hosted by Regis Philbin. It then moved from ABC to syndication and Meredith Vieira took over as host. She was later succeeded by Cedric the Entertainer, Terry Crews and finally Chris Harrison, who has emceed since 2015.

The series was produced by Valleycrest Productions Ltd. James Rowley served as executive producer of the show. The show was taped at Caesars Entertainment Studios in Las Vegas, Nevada.