via press release:
“THE CHEW’S” MICHAEL SYMON PLAYS “WHO WANTS TO BE A MILLIONAIRE”
ON FRIDAY, MAY 9, 2014
Symon Joins “Millionaire’s” Week-Long Initiative to Raise Funds for
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals
“Millionaire” Donates $10,000 to CMN Hospitals Each Time a
Contestant Makes it to Round Two of the Game
NEW YORK, NY (May 2, 2014) – Tune-in to “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” on Friday, May 9, 2014 for some unpredictable fun and countless laughs as Michael Symon, co-host of “The Chew,” appears as a “Millionaire” contestant. Symon will play the game and donate his winnings to Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, an organization dedicated to helping as many children as possible by raising vital funds and awareness for children’s hospitals across North America.
“I had a great time testing my brainpower on ‘Millionaire,’” said Symon. “It’s always a good day when you can raise money for a worthy organization!”
All week (May 5–9), “Millionaire” will donate $10,000 to CMN Hospitals each time a contestant makes it into the second round of the game (questions 11-14), also known as Classic Millionaire. Tune-in all week to see how much money “Millionaire” contestants can raise for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and be sure to catch “The Chew’s” Michael Symon take a shot at adding one million dollars to the pot on Friday, May 9!
“Millionaire” airs weekdays in national syndication. Check local listings or go to http://www.millionairetv.com for time and channel.
About Michael Symon
Michael Symon is a co-host of ABC’s lifestyle series “The Chew,” which airs weekdays at 1 p.m., ET on ABC. Growing up in a Greek and Sicilian family, the Cleveland native creates boldly flavored, deeply satisfying dishes at his restaurants in America’s heartland: Lola, Lolita, Roast, Bar Symon and B Spot. In addition to co-hosting “The Chew,” he also shares his exuberant, approachable cooking style and infectious laugh with viewers as an Iron Chef on the Food Network.
About “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire”
As America’s richest game show, “Who Wants To Be A Millionaire” continues to be the only game show to offer a $1 million prize to each and every contestant. Since “Millionaire” debuted in syndication in 2002, contestants have won over $80 million! “Millionaire” is produced by Valleycrest Productions Ltd. and is distributed by Disney-ABC Domestic Television. “Millionaire” is hosted by Cedric “The Entertainer” and taped at Metropolis Studios (106 & Park) in New York City.
About Children's Miracle Network Hospitals
Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals® raises funds and awareness for 170 member hospitals that provide 32 million treatments each year to kids across the U.S. and Canada. Donations stay local to fund critical treatments and healthcare services, pediatric medical equipment and charitable care. Since 1983, Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals has raised more than $5 billion, most of it $1 at a time through the charity's Miracle Balloon icon. Its various fundraising partners and programs support the nonprofit's mission to save and improve the lives of as many children as possible. Find out why children's hospitals need community support, identify your member hospital and learn how you can Put Your Money Where the Miracles are, at CMNHospitals.org and facebook.com/CMNHospitals.